201711.19
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President’s Visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

(Nov 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) Mr. Hussain was on a technical mission which was undertaken for the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) between Nov 20-24, 2017. We are supporting the program in developing a payment mechanism with appropriate fiduciary controls to bring improvements in the existing systems of accountability, transparency and accuracy in cash transfers. PSNP is one of the largest cash transfer…

201711.13
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Contract Awarded from Tetra Tech Inc, US for Sustainable Energy For Pakistan (SEP)

(Nov 2017, Washington DC)Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded a multi-million dollar Sustainable Energy Project for Pakistan SEP (previously, Clean Energy for Pakistan Economy – CEPE), a USAID-funded project. Intigro, our associated concern in Pakistan will be implementing the project on the ground. Being the consortium partners we will be rendering project management & support during the…

201710.02
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A Hard Look at Humanitarian Assistance Challenges and Opportunities – SID’s Panel Discussion

(Oct 2017, Washington DC) STRAP while participating in Social Safety Net Programs in 6 countries over 5 years, favored a session at SID DC Chapter “A Hard Look at Humanitarian Assistance Challenges and Opportunities” looking at the global humanitarian assistance globally with possible reform and innovation ideas. The panelists included CEO of Crown Agents, VP InterAction,…

201709.28
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Global Innovation Lab USAID

(Sept 2017, Washington DC) STRAP partnered and collaborated with other International businesses with cutting edge and Innovative programs and solutions at the GIW 2017. The event was attended by over 500 partners and partner hosted USAID #GIW2017 brought the Development Industry’s best to USAID Global Innovation week for two days extensive workshops, Seminars, Learning and…

201709.20
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From Complicated to Complex – SID’s Panel Discussion

(Sep 2017, Washington DC) STRAP participated in a panel discussion on how Political Economies Analyses (PEAs) become more prevalent in development, how can we use them to design and direct programs and achieve better outcomes in this space. This discussion was focused on how organizations have been using PEAs to increase the sophistication of their responses to…

201709.04
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Visit to Kenya with the World Bank Mission

(Sept 2017, Nairobi, Kenya) Mr. Hussain was on a technical mission which was undertaken for the National Safety Net Program (NSNP) between September 11-22, 2017. The primary purpose for the mission was to (i) take stock of the progress made in the implementation of the agreed critical financial management (FM) actions detailed in the Comprehensive Action Plan…

201706.28
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OSDBU Small Business Annual Conference (USAID)

(June, 2017, Washington DC) The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization OSDBU hosted its 10th Annual Small Business Conference in Washington, DC. The conference theme was “USAID Partnering with America’s Small Businesses” and STRAP was amongst the 350 selected small businesses to attend the event. Highlights of the conference…

201706.15
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Business Summit – Small Business DC (SBDC)

(June, 2017, Washington DC) STRAP attended the DCSBDC Business Summit at the Armour J Blackburn Center at Howard University in DC where the primary focus was to effectively network and engage with government agencies, large & small, minority, service-disabled-veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses through both attendee and exhibitor opportunities and resources.  Additionally, the event served as an…

201706.01
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Subcontracting Summit (USAID)

(June, 2017, Washington DC) STRAP Consulting is invited to the USAID Subcontracting Summit. We at STRAP wish to express great appreciation for the valuable partnering opportunities at the small business match making the event.