The Utkrisht Impact Bond – so named for the Hindi expression for ‘Excellence’ – is the world’s first health impact bond. It was developed by partners including USAID, Merck for Mothers, the UBS Optimus Foundation, PSI, Palladium, and HLFPPT.
Engaging beneficiaries allows our clean energy specialist to see life-changing effects of her work
Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Anna Perkinson, senior clean energy associate, who discusses her experiences as a female technical expert in the engineering field. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
Discussing ways to invest in and fund safe water and sanitation in developing countries around the world
Stephen Sena, knowledge management and economic growth specialist for Tetra Tech International Development Services, recently provided a recap of the Stockholm World Water Week event and Tetra Tech’s presence on the Globalwaters.org website, a knowledge resource hub for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Employees from the Leading Corporations are Teaming up to Improve Health in Rwanda
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The third cohort for Global Health Corporate Champions (GHCC), an activity of USAID’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II, is filling up as corporate volunteers prepare to travel to Rwanda in February, aiming to make a difference in local organizations in order to improve community health. A few slots remain.
Discussing career growth and workplace dedication with Tetra Tech’s Jeannelle Blanchard
Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, is writing a series of blog posts about learning from women at Tetra Tech who are leading significant international development projects. In this post, she introduces our Jeannelle Blanchard, Chief of Party for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Powering Agriculture Support Task Order project. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.
Improving the capacity of critical land management institutions in Liberia
David Felson, an associate focused on land tenure and property rights with Tetra Tech International Development Services, reflects on the role of land resources management in Liberia and how secure property rights can promote stability, following decades of conflict.
Commemorating 30 years of coastal zone and marine resources management improvement in the Philippines
In June 2017 Tetra Tech celebrated five years of achievements by the Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH) project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Tetra Tech and the ECOFISH team used innovative interventions and technological solutions to conserve marine biodiversity, enhance ecosystem productivity, and restore profitability of fisheries in key marine biodiverse areas.