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8 Ways Science is Making a More Resilient World

Scientific research is helping to improve the quality of life for people, places and the planet every day. Check out eight stories highlighting the #RealWorldScience contributions our environmental scientists are making across communities, states and regions as we mark Earth Day 2018.

Expanding Clean Energy Lending in Central America

As technical lead for USAID’s Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment, and Resilience activity (CEADIR), Abt Associates conducted national assessments of clean energy lending in Central America and trained bank staff on financing clean energy projects.

Building Community Consensus Through Participatory Land Mapping

Using geospacial technology and inclusive community participation activities, Abt Associates recently completed work in over 150 villages in Indonesia to solidify land boundaries, develop dispute resolution mechanisms and break down investment barriers.

Improving Literacy for More than 3 Million Malawi Children

Abt Associates will refine Malawi’s early-grade reading assessment system, improving educational outcomes for the country’s estimated 3.6 million primary school students under the four-year “Assess the Learners” project with USAID.

Participants’ Income Grows Through HUD Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Participants in two HUD-funded Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) programs gained more than $10,000 in increased income over a five-year period as a result of participation in the program, at a net cost to the government of only $276 per participant. Read more of the findings in a new cost-benefit study.

Abt Perspectives Blog

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Three Challenges for ‘Politically Smart’ Programming (And Me)

No matter which acronym you use, overcoming obstacles is crucial to the impact the politically smart agenda will have on development policy.

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Upcoming Events

  • AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
    Jun 24 - Jun 26, 2018

    Abt Associates health experts will share insights at the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Visit us at our booth!
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  • 2018 AIDS Satellite Session
    Jul 23, 2018

    Abt Associates will host a satellite session at the 2018 International AIDS Conference entitled, Can Frontier Technologies Accelerate Impact in Preventing HIV Transmission?
    Learn more about this event.

Questions We're Addressing

Can Changes to Social Security Disability Insurance Rules Encourage More People to Work?


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Is Collaboration an Underappreciated Part of Ending Chronic Homelessness?


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Is a Federal Program Helping Low-Income Adults Get Good Healthcare Jobs?


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Can We Build a Better Criminal Justice System Using a Data Set?


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