Below are examples of how Leonie has solved some of our clients’ challenges.
A client wanted to gain better insight into how effective their tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) were in countering adversarial strategies. Data collection did not support the effective analysis they sought. They had no analysis processes in place. They were short-staffed, focused solely on the mission and had no time for proper data analysis.
Leonie developed a comprehensive data collection and analysis plan, including measures of effectiveness (MOE) to analyze operational objectives. Our analysts worked closely with tacticians to ensure fast and easy data collection. After implementing the plan and establishing a baseline trend, the client was able to use the detailed and accurate information to adapt their TTPs and significantly improve their ability to respond to the evolving adversarial strategies.
A client organization wanted to know which reconstruction projects created the most good will for the local population, and whether there was significant correlation between enemy attacks at reconstruction sites and projects, which created the most good will.
Leonie analysts conducted interviews with staff and combined this information with a local population perception and attitude survey. Our subject matter experts applied relevant ORSA tools and methods and helped our client determine how best to align security teams across reconstruction sites where there was a higher expectation of good will. This resulted in a 50% decrease in successful attacks. It also allowed our client to focus on projects that created the most good will for the money spent.
A client was not receiving sufficient resources to meet mission requirements and asked Leonie to investigate possible underlying causes.
Leonie analysts discovered that only approximately half of the significant events within their area of operations had been reported to the relevant decision makers. Subsequently, project leadership used this information to determine how and where to better allocate scarce resources across several subordinate organizations.
According to a 2007 Human Rights Watch report, Latin American "armed groups are among the worst violators of international norms against the recruitment and use of child soldiers," and, at one point, approximately 20-30% of the recruits were minors, most of them being forced to join. Millions demonstrated against armed guerilla groups in February 2008, and many were forced into remote areas. Leonie was called in to implement efforts to counter the recruiting of youths by armed groups in hard-to-reach areas of Latin America.
The Leonie team implemented a community outreach campaign in partnership with police and Ministry of Defense, traveling to remote areas to directly engage children and adolescents, as well as community leaders, exposing the detrimental effects of recruitment of extremist groups on families and local communities. The outreach projects demonstrated socially constructive and economically viable alternatives to counter the efforts by armed guerrilla groups to recruit children and adolescents.
This outreach project included special events enabling participants to interact with other youths who left various extremist groups, and employed compelling audio/visual media designed to communicate culturally-effective messages to each local community.
Leonie provided monitoring and evaluation of the campaign at each location, and provided feedback to the clients on approaches to improve methodology, content, equipment and implementation services at each site.
Our team developed relationships with local governments, and trained community leaders to continue the project organically, facilitating the sustainment of the project by the community.
In Afghanistan, U.S. planners grapple with the burden of nation-building in the midst of counter-insurgency. Leonie supports several programs that provide assistance to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and provide vital humanitarian aid to the Afghan civilian population.
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