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The Future of Partnerships and Development

Collaboration Post-2015: Where Can Partnerships Take Development? Looking Post-2015, How Can We Take PPPs to Scale? Ricardo Michel, USAID
To close its 50-year anniversary celebration, Abt Associates convened the first event in its Bold Thinker Series by holding a panel discussion focusing on the increasingly important role public-private partnerships are playing in improving health and economic well-being on a global scale.

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Protecting Health Care Gains, Strengthening Farmers in
South Sudan

In the world’s youngest country - South Sudan - much work remains in building a high-functioning health system and ensuring that farmers maximize their yields and access markets. Abt Associates is leading two USAID-funded, five-year projects in South Sudan working toward these goals.

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Improving Programs that
Address Infant Mortality and Child Health in the U.S.

Abt Associates, through collaborative learning, technical assistance, and program evaluations, is addressing complex infant, child, and maternal health issues. Abt supports efforts that tackle the challenge of low birth weight, pre-term birth, maternal mortality, and unmet childhood health needs.

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Celebrating
50 Years of
Bold Thinking

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Abt Associates was founded in 1965 when Clark Abt brought together 30 scientists, engineers, and educators to create a new kind of company that used interdisciplinary social science research to solve social, economic, and technological problems.

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Evaluating the Impact of Several U.S. Food Programs

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U.S. food security programs help millions of low-income Americans avoid hunger. Abt is helping to improve these programs by evaluating healthy eating interventions that provided nutritious snacks in schools, additional dollars to buy food outside of school, and incentives to buy healthier food.
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Laying Groundwork for Green Prosperity in Indonesia

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Abt Associates conducted assessments and designed tools to make Indonesia’s green development agreement a reality, helping this country balance environmental preservation and economic opportunity for its 250 million people.

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Upcoming Conferences

  • Webinar: Data Security Incidents
    Feb 26, 2015

    Experts will explain reporting requirements and regulatory definitions, define the roles of the IRB and information security department, and describe procedures to coordinate response to security breaches.
    Learn more about this event.

Questions We're Addressing

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Can Financial Incentives Lead to Healthier Food Purchases?


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What Does the Recent EPA Rule on Existing Power Plant Emissions Mean for the U.S. Power Sector?


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What’s Behind the Rise in Heroin and Opiate Use in the United States?


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