Conflict & Security

Pathways to Building Refugee Resilience in Kenya

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.

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May 9, 2019 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.
May 8, 2019 Under USAID’s RTAC, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is creating cross-border connections between higher education institutions, faculty, and students to cultivate research collaboration, build capacity, and exchange ideas.
February 11, 2019 February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To mark the day, the Research Technical Assistance Center is featuring female scientists from the network on our website. Learn more about how they are promoting evidence-based decision making to advance women’s empowerment and reduce gender inequality.
November 8, 2018 Serving as a strategic resource to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) leverages the scientific expertise of academic researchers from across the globe to promote evidence-based policies and programs.
August 2, 2018 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a contract valued at up to $24 million to NORC at the University of Chicago to establish a Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC).