Conflict & Security
Stories and News
July 8, 2020 This webinar, the second in a series, will focus on two case studies in different parts of the world that address the use of strategies to confront this disparity. Both cases offer innovations that have allowed people in marginal circumstances to access communications and information.
June 22, 2020 In response, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) worked with researchers from University of Notre Dame’s Department of Anthropology and the Pulte Institute for Global Development to better understand approaches that build refugee and host community self-sufficiency and resilience capacities.
May 21, 2020 In April 2020, USAID and Arizona State University (ASU), under the auspices of the Research Technical Assistance Center, hosted a webinar about recent developments in the use of digital strategies in education. It included presentations by Dr. Mary Jane Parmentier and Dr. Faheem Hussain, both of ASU. While the webinar was planned months in advance, the topic has become especially pertinent because of the education challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2020 On April 8, 2020, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/U.S. Global Development Lab’s Center for Digital Development (CDD), under the auspices of the Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC), hosted a live public webinar on “Digital Strategies in Education: Evidence from the Field.”
April 22, 2020
March 10, 2020 Join USAID and Arizona State University (ASU) for a Digi-Know Webinar on Wednesday, April 8. Learn more about digital strategies in education through a discussion on fieldwork experience, evidence, and lessons learned.
March 6, 2020 This year International Women’s Day is being celebrated on March 8, 2020. The campaign’s theme is #EachforEqual which encourages individuality with the message that everyone is responsible for their own thoughts and actions, while collectively each of us can help create a gender equal world.
March 5, 2020 On December 11, 2019, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with the support of USAID’s Research Technical Assistance Center, hosted a convening, “Using Research to Advance International Development: Women’s Empowerment as a Case Study” with the Center for Development Research.
December 4, 2019 The world’s development challenges require that the most accurate evidence available is applied to finding solutions. But whose responsibility is it to make sure this evidence is properly understood, gets into the right hands, and will be turned into potential solutions? In fact, a variety of stakeholders must be involved in the research-to-action—or research translation (RT)—process.