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USAID OSDBU and SBA Present at SBAIC Full Member Meeting

Dec 16, 2013

On December 2, 2013, SBAIC welcomed Mauricio Vera, Director of USAID's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), and John Shoraka, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small...

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SBAIC Member SSG Advisors' Agricultural Fast Track Leverages $11mln in Private Investment for Small Holders in Cote d'Ivoire

Dec 11, 2013

SBAIC Member SSG Advisors, an 8(a) small disadvantaged business (SDB) based in Burlington, Vermont has been implementing the Agricultural Fast Track (AFT) Fund for the USAID/Bureau for Food Security.  The AFT is a joint partnership of USAID,...

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SBAIC Member Nancy Wallace Speaks at Global Trade Forum-Doing Business in Africa Event

Dec 4, 2013

On Monday, November 18th, SBAIC Member Nancy Wallace, Vice President of Innovation and Strategy at Computer Frontiers Inc., gave remarks at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s (MCCC) “Global Trade Forum-Doing Business in Africa....

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SBAIC Welcomes 13 New Members in December 2013

Dec 3, 2013

SBAIC welcomed 13 new members at our December 2013 meeting, including nine full members and four associate members listed below. Full MembersInitiatives, Inc.Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG)Trigon Associates, Inc.BarbaricumKinney...

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New tool to measure poverty – it’s short, practical, and creates cost-savings

Nov 6, 2013

Per capita expense is one of the most important outcome and impact indicators to measure within its Monitoring and Evaluation Plans. The updated Poverty Assessment Tool (PAT) categorizes the surveyed population by income level through the use...

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Aid Effectiveness in Global Health: “Learn – Apply – Show”

Nov 2, 2013

At MIDEGO, we believe in the right to health for all, country ownership and in delivering lasting results. We believe that to own the health development processes, local health professionals must be the ones that learn, apply and show how to deliver...

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The Manoff Group’s Behavior-Centered Programming methodology

Oct 24, 2013

The Manoff Group has been providing expertise in Social and Behavior Change and Communications to USAID health and environment programs for over 45 years. Whether working at the community, regional or national level, the company’s approach...

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Taking a Business Approach to Conservation: Three Examples from Africa

Oct 16, 2013

Throughout the world, natural and cultural resources are experiencing unrelenting pressure from unsustainable land use practices which are contributing to the loss of species and cultural heritage.  Nowhere is this more evident, then in Africa...

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