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Forty years on the frontlines of global development confirm the interconnectedness of development challenges. Conflict mitigation touches on issues of effective civil society, legitimate governance, equitable use of natural resources, and poverty reduction. Poverty reduction in turn intersects with economic reform, global competitiveness, private sector engagement, and the prevalence of debilitating diseases. It’s hard to separate one topic from another but the broad subject areas listed below correspond to a range of article topics discussed on this site.

Economic Growth

Driving trade, technology, agriculture, business, and financial services to create jobs, reduce poverty, and enhance food security.

Environment and Energy

Managing natural resources to preserve important ecosystems and ecosystem services while supporting economic growth, and strengthening resilience to climate change.


Strengthening and improving government performance by providing technical advice, strategic guidance, and support to public institutions, elected bodies, and citizens.


Providing the technical skills, expertise, and local knowledge to deliver global health solutions while responding to issues ranging from emerging pandemic threats to HIV/AIDS to waterborne diseases.

Information and Communication Technology for Development

We combine our 40-plus years of experience in global development with the latest and most relevant information and communication technology (ICT) tools.


Partnering with government, civil society, and private sector actors to provide short-term stability and build the foundation for long-term development.