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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

201705.22
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Visit to Bangladesh with the World Bank Mission

(May, 2017, Washington DC) Mr. Hussain was on a week-long visit to Bangladesh (Dhaka) to join the World Bank team for the supervision mission for the Income Support for the Poorest Program (ISPP). World Bank has provided $300 Million for the program. Since 2013, we are giving technical assistance to the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) focusing…

201705.15
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Visit to Kenya with the World Bank Mission

(May 15, 2017, Washington DC) Mr. Hussain was on 15 days visit to Kenya (Nairobi) to join the World Bank team for the Joint Review and Implementation Support (JRIS) mission for the National Safety Net Program (NSNP) of Kenya. A fiduciary risk assessment of the program was conducted with an objective of development of an Action Plan…

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Small Business & Economic Development Submit Expo 2017

(May, 2017, Washington DC) STRAP attended the sunrise breakfast with opening speeches by local Elected Officials and Exhibitors, networked with DC Department of Small and Local Business Development staff, attended workshops by US SBA, DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, DC Office of Contracting and Procurement for engagement opportunities.