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Researcher joining the network will have access to:
Short-term, research-based technical assistance opportunities
Resource repositories with practical tools and the latest evidence
Networking opportunities with other researchers and USAID staff
State-of-the art training opportunities


Through RTAC, USAID staff will be able to access:
A global network of experts across all USAID technical sectors
Geographically dispersed researchers and research institutions

The Research Technical Assistance Center

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Our Global Network

254 Faculty, Graduate Students, Post-Doctoral Students, and Lecturers
116 Female Researchers
41 Researchers affiliated with U.S. Minority-Serving Institutions
67 Researchers affiliated with Developing-Country Academics Institutions


Researchers Team Up to Identify Strategies for Attracting Investment for Small and Growing Businesses in Uganda and Nigeria

Through USAID’s Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC), a research team is collaborating to identify and advance effective investment solutions for Nigeria and Uganda’s Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs)—commercially viable businesses with five to 250 employees seeking between $20,000 and $2 million in investment capital.


Economic Growth and Trade

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