ARP was founded in 2008 by two city and regional planners as a research and planning company with a focus on social and economic development at national, regional and local levels

Although young, ARP has a strong network of senior experts with diverse thematic experience along with proven project management skills. Through its associates ARP provides capacity building and technical support for public sector (central and local level), private sector and civil organizations on issues related to regional development, migration, poverty reduction and social and economic integration of disadvantaged groups, training and technical assistance on project management, grant management; good governance practices, learning for sustainable development including social, economic, cultural and environmental sustainability.

Since 2008, ARP has accumulated considerable experience in various interventions aiming at enhancing social and economic development along with urban projects.