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SBAIC welcomes 11 new members at April 2015 member meeting

Apr 9, 2015

SBAIC is pleased to welcome 11 new members at our April 2015 member meeting, including two new full members and nine new associate members listed below. Full members are for profit U.S. small businesses in good standing with USAID contract history....

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Using the SBAIC Website to find Small Business Partners

Apr 1, 2015

SBAIC recently created the following one page overview on how USAID and its partners can find small business partners with extensive experience in international development.Please send your thoughts and questions. 

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Recap: SBAIC Panel, Partners Day, USAID Worldwide Management Bureau Summit: “Working Together to Achieve USAID’s Small Business Targets and Achieve Good Development”

Mar 31, 2015

SBAIC was recently invited by USAID to provide our views on the Agency’s efforts to meet its small business goals, both in Washington and the Missions, and our ideas on areas requiring additional Agency emphasis. We shared our views in a panel...

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Enhancing Climate Resiliency through Scalable Partnerships in East Africa

Mar 24, 2015

Water is humanity’s most precious resource. Yet, every day roughly 45 million m3 of water goes missing from global water systems. This water loss is enough to serve nearly 200 million people and costs utilities approximately US$14 billion each...

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New Methods for Measuring Education Progress in Challenging Environments

Mar 24, 2015

While USAID’s E3 Office of Education (E3/ED) focuses on the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of education programs, in the United Kingdom, DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge Fund (GEC) shares a similar mandate....

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Preparing Youth for Pre-Employment Success – A Case Study from Lebanon

Mar 24, 2015

Making Cents International has been providing technical assistance in the area of workforce development for the Lebanon Industry Value Chain Development (LIVCD) project, a five-year, $41.7 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)...

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USAID’s Concentrated Efforts to Help Improve Basic Education Worldwide

Mar 24, 2015

The USAID Education Office at the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) works to provide quality educational services, primarily at the basic and tertiary levels, and access to education in conflict and crisis...

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Toward Better Outcomes in Education: Learning from Mixed Methods Impact Evaluation

Mar 24, 2015

Mixed methods evaluations embedded in a long-term development project can become a valuable source of learning that strengthens implementation. This article will demonstrate how strategically embedding evaluation into a USAID-funded, education...

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