SPAN Consultants is a Dutch company, active in the field of development cooperation. We provide a range of services in communication, education and human resource development worldwide.

We undertake both large-scale projects, combining our specialist expertise with a capacity to manage long-term technical assistance, and short-term assignments that demand specific skills in our core areas of activity. Our clients include national and local governments, enterprises and educational establishments as well as non-governmental organisations.

SPAN Consultants has a nucleus of experienced staff working at its headquarters in the Hague, the Netherlands. It also employs external experts, both short and long-term. We work closely with an extensive network of expert institutions, both in the Netherlands and abroad.   

Our main contractors are the Netherlands Government, the European Commission and the World Bank. We have also worked for the Asian Development Bank, UNDP, UNESCO, DFID, DANIDA, KfW and GTZ,  IUCN as well as private companies and NGOs.

SPAN Consultants also provides the External Secretariat of the “Neys-van Hoogstraten Foundation” (, which aims to strengthen and stimulate socio-economic research in the field of household budgets and family nutrition in Asia. SPAN Consultants is an active member of the HIV/AIDS network in the Netherlands (

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