201803.20
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Invitation to the First US and UK SME Dialogue

(March 2018, Washington DC) STRAP was invited to attend an inaugural U.S.-UK Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Dialogue under the auspices of the U.S.- UK Trade and Investment Working Group, in Washington DC.  The SME Dialogue was convened by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Small Business…

201803.14
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Applied Research Pilot by USAID

(March 2018, Washington DC) STRAP was invited to attend USAID’s Launch of the Small Business Applied Research Pilot in DC USAID office, presenting the Small Business Applied Research (SBAR) Pilot projects. SBAR, a field-based initiative seeking solutions that will readily adapt to meet some of the world’s most daunting development challenges. The Pilot will utilize a streamlined…

201803.08
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Emerging Forms of Development Alliances – SID DC

(March 2018, Washington DC) During USAID’s Global Partnerships Week (GPW), this chapter event explored how partnerships and alliances are shifting in a changing world. STRAP attended the event where panelists discussed who are new stakeholders, how are international development organizations positioning themselves to join forces with them, what are lessons learned from innovative partnerships and…

201801.16
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Applying Domestic Resource Mobilization for Health Finance

(January 2018, Washington DC) HFG associates presented Advances in Health Finance and Governance, DRM trends, challenges, and outcomes of HFG project at the Washington Learning Center. Most prominent ABT Associates’ Economists, Advisors, and Research Fellows recognized Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) for health to be at the core for improvement in achieving outcomes. STRAP participated in the…

201801.12
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ABT hosts Strengthening the Front lines of Care at the Center for Global Development, DC

(Dec 2017, Washington DC) STRAP recognizes the importance of governance and accountability within community health systems for expanding access to care, a key consideration towards realizing Universal Health Coverage. STRAP joined ABT Associates along with the prestigious partners USAID, Save the Children US, The World Bank, UNICEF and the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition for a…

201712.08
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SID’s Annual Dinner 2017

(Dec 2017, Washington DC) Society for International Development (SID) is a prestigious platform for professionals from the development workspace. It was a well attended event with more than 700 professionals and representatives of organizations from international development, defense, security and other sectors, celebrated their shared achievements. This year, SID was honoring Admiral James Stavridis (Ret.), Dean of the Fletcher School…

201712.07
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Defense Tech Expo 2017

(Dec 2017, Washington DC) STRAP was invited as a small business to attend a networking conference, training to work with the Navy for 2018 at the Holiday Inn Capitol by the Smithsonian Museums at the Congressional Ballroom. Other small businesses included women owned, veteran owned and CBE certified Disabled veteran-owned small businesses who are planning to…

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,…