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USAID CEGAH, Indonesia | Strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability

Empowering and strengthening Indonesia’s government and anti-corruption programs
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MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, was selected as the prime implementer of the CEGAH (meaning prevent in Indonesian Bahasa) project, an anti-corruption program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), designed to strengthen Indonesia’s community of accountability by providing integrated capacity building efforts for the judiciary, executive, and independent agencies; civil society; media; and the private sector at both the national and subnational levels.

Tetra Tech Champions Women’s Leadership in Afghanistan

Helping USAID organize and launch the Women’s Empowerment Fair with the support of Afghanistan’s First Lady
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On April 25, 2017, Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani launched the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Women’s Empowerment Fair in Kabul, Afghanistan. This event showcased the work undertaken over the past ten years by a number of projects and organizations including the Tetra Tech-implemented USAID Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project and the USAID Initiative to Strengthen Local Administrations (ISLA).

The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans), Asia-Pacific

Developing a tracking system to combat fraud and promote sustainability of vital marine ecosystems
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The Asia-Pacific region’s waters are home to some of the world’s most productive and biodiverse marine ecosystems, providing food and income to more than 200 million people. However, these waters are also rife with illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices that threaten the biodiversity of the region, as well as regional and global food security. Tetra Tech is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in a multinational effort to increase the sustainability of fishing in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Strength in Numbers: How Communal Property Rights Can Strengthen Sustainable Investment

Supporting policy development and pilots that strengthen land rights to improve land and natural resource management
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Matt Sommerville, Chief of Party of the USAID TGCC Project, recently attended the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference, leading a team of Tetra Tech staff and beneficiaries working on activities in Zambia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Ghana, and Paraguay. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

USAID Awards Tetra Tech $10 Million Contract for Endangered Species Protection in Vietnam

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Pasadena, Calif. December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $10 million, single-award contract to reduce wildlife crime on endangered and threatened species in Vietnam.

HP Opens New Learning Studios for Refugees as Part of White House Call to Action

Commits US$1 Million over Next Year to Aid in Global Refugee Crisis by Providing Access to Education and Employment Opportunities
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Palo Alto, Calif., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Today, as part of President Barack Obama’s Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, HP Inc. announced a commitment to open new HP Learning Studios in the Middle East.

Generation in Mexico

94% of supervisors say that they want to hire a Generation graduate again!
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Available programs in Mexico include cashier, sales and customer service and financial services sales.

June 2016 Updates

Generation Mexico has now graduated 290 young adults from our first program, focused on retail cashiers. Graduates currently have an 80% placement rate within two weeks after graduation. Last month, we launched a second program in sales and customer service, and already have 50 students enrolled in it.

Generation in Kenya

30 percent of the population in Kenya is age 15‑29 and >1 million of them are unemployed
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Here’s what we’re doing about it:

In Kenya, our current focus is on sales roles in the fast-growing banking and insurance sector and on stock assistant roles in the booming retail sector. Generation currently mobilizes and recruits young people into both programs and offers support post-graduation during employment.

100 percent of the 500 people trained in 2015 were placed into jobs.

June 2016 Updates

Generation in India

90 million young people are out of work in India and 200 million are underemployed.
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Here’s what we’re doing about it:

Generation pinpoints high-growth sectors, then works with employers to develop a focused curriculum that delivers the professional and personal skills that young people need to build successful careers in those sectors. In India, our initial focus is on healthcare — a sector that exhibits incredibly high demand for trained individuals.

June 2016 Updates

Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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