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Success Stories and challenges in domestic resource mobilization (DRM as a key to sustainable development).

(APRIL 2017, Washington DC) STRAP attended the Society for International Development (SID) event to discuss DRM with all sectors moderated by a senior professional from infrastructure, health, education and Financial services group. Recent developments and trends were discussed with a link to government spending for economic growth in the developing countries. The session was very interesting …

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We have moved to Washington DC!

(March 1, 2017, Washington DC) STRAP has moved its head office to DC from Oakland, California. The company new head office location is in the heart of the Washington D.C.’s central business district. Less than a mile from the White House, Franklin Square Center has a high level of security to ensure a safe work place for…

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STRAP is now a member of Small Business Association for International Companies (SBIAC)

(Feb 1, 2017, Washington DC) STRAP is a SBAIC member. The prestigious Small Business Association for International Companies (SBAIC) is a membership forum established to promote the meaningful utilization of small business in international development. Members are small companies in good standing with a solid track record of providing services to USAID and other federal…

201611.21
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Society for International Development (SID) Annual Dinner 2016

(Nov 21, 2016, Washington DC) Maria Agha from STRAP joined its fellow global development organizations, colleagues, and friends to celebrate all of our successes this past year in international development and attended the Annual Dinner at SID-Washington DC Chapter held at the Ronald Reagan Center for International Trade in Washington D.C. More than 600 international…

201610.03
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STRAP Invited to USAID’s Small Business Conference in South Africa

(Oct 3, 2016, Washington DC) The purpose of this conference was to offer U.S. small businesses the opportunity to learn about USAID, the procurement process, and the USAID programming priorities and procurement needs for the Africa Missions. USAID sent representatives from approximately 20 Missions in Sub-Saharan Africa to the conference. The conference included panel discussions about how…

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JETRO hosted by East Bay Economic Development Alliance in Oakland, CA

(July 1, 2016,California, Oakland) Mr. Agha A Hussain President of STRAP Consulting attended the East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) hosted a business meeting to connect the Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) with six local businesses interested in expanding their products and services to the Japanese market. Each company delivered a…

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US Small Business Week celebrated in Oakland, CA

(May 5th, 2016 Oakland, CA) Ms. Maria met the key guest of honor Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Oakland), at the US Small Business Week celebrated at Hiram Hall in Oakland. Ms. Lee has a remarkable legacy in the US history for diplomacy and leadership. Lee acknowledged STRAP’s efforts in bringing a fresh perspective in international development…