Timely Research. Actionable Evidence. Development Impact.

The Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) supports USAID’s Missions, Bureaus, and Independent Offices to make evidence-based decisions. Our global network of 1000 plus university-affiliated scholars and development experts work to enhance the impact of USAID sponsored initiatives and guide decision making with the latest research.

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Our Global Network

1029

Faculty, Graduate Students, Post-Doctoral Students

393

Women Researchers

514

Researchers affiliated with Developing-Country Academic Institutions

76

Countries Represented in the Network

465

Universities Around the World

50

Percentage of Members Outside the U.S.

RTAC Network

Our Global Network

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1029 Faculty, Graduate Students, Post-Doctoral Students
393 Women Researchers
514 Researchers affiliated with Developing-Country Academic Institutions
76 Countries Represented in the Network
465 Universities Around the World
50% Members Outside the U.S.

Our Expertise

RTAC has specific expertise in implementing complex research studies, developing a range of research-translation products, organizing, and facilitating expert panels and convenings, designing and implementing tailored technical trainings, and offering other technical assistance and strategic support at the request of USAID. Learn more about RTAC and our nine distinct areas of expertise.

Timely Research. Actionable Evidence. Development Impact

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