Stories and News
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.
January 24, 2020 This page features a review of the USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship Program conducted by John Duffy from the University of Alaska, Anchorage in collaboration with RTAC. The report provides an overview of the program and its achievements.
January 15, 2020 This page features food security-related analyses conducted by researchers at Spelman College and the Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU) in collaboration with RTAC. The reports provide an overview of the staple food markets and the food and nutrition security situation in three provinces of Zimbabwe (Manicaland, Masvingo, and Matabeleland North). An overview of the stakeholders participating in food and nutrition security-related programming is also included.
December 15, 2019 This site features food security-related analyses conducted by the University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako (USTTB) in collaboration with RTAC. The reports provide an overview of the food and nutrition security situation in four regions of Mali (Gao, Mopti, Segou, and Timbuktu); the stakeholders participating in food and nutrition security-related programming; and the factors that shape food and nutrition security programming and outcomes.