Through a partnership facilitated by SSG Advisors, USAID/Philippines, the Government of the Philippines and Microsoft are improving the livelihoods of fishing communities through the deployment of cutting edge White Spaces broadband technology on a sustainable basis. Read the press release to learn more.
As part of the new USAID/PREPARED project, SSG Advisors is preparing a 5-country Rapid Partnership Appraisal and Strategy, which will identify high priority regional partnership opportunities in five countries in East Africa.
USAID has published an article based on the Indonesia fieldwork of SSG Advisors MBA Fellow, Hanna Adeyema, in its most recent edition of Frontlines. Please click here to read.
For the USAID/ProMedia Program, SSG Advisors Senior Associates Barbara Felitti and Chris Cavanaugh recently completed a feasibility study of the Multimedia Education Center, which analyzed existing organizational capacity and pathways for institutional sustainability.
For the last 18 months, SSG Advisors has been supporting USAID/Africa Bureau to develop and deepen learning regarding CVE through a combination of training, event participation, expert analysis and the development of a low-bandwidth online Community of Practice. The project brings together USAID staff, implementing partners, host government staff and civil society representatives to exchange evidence-based approaches to effective CVE programming in the development sphere.
With the USAID/Bureau for Food Security, SSG Advisors recently completed field surveys of agriculture infrastructure investment opportunities in six New Alliance countries (Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania). We are reviewing nearly 200 high-impact agriculture infrastructure investment projects, developing selection criteria and creating an investment pipeline for the Agriculture Fast Track Fund, which will be housed at the African Development Bank and supported by USAID, SIDA and other donors.
SSG's Deputy Director, Tom Buck, recently joined the ECOFISH Partnership Specialist, Lawrence Ang, in the Philippines to begin implementing the ECOFISH Community Partnership Strategy, designed to facilitate community to partnerships in select fishing communities across the country.
At a recent Alliance Builders Forum, USAID/Global Partnerships rolled at the Tools for Alliance Builders 2.0 (TAB 2.0). Developed by SSG Advisors, TAB 2.0 provides tools, best practices and case studies for partnership practitioners and will serve as a key partnership resource across the Agency.
As part of the USAID/SIDA/AfDB Agriculture Fast Track (AFT), SSG Advisors Investment Teams are supporting small agribusinesses to unlock millions of dollars of capital investments, paving the way for business growth and increasing smallholder incomes in Burkina Faso and Ghana.
SSG Advisors hosted a capstone workshop in San Salvador to present findings, best practices and lessons learned from the USAID/LAC Strategic Analysis of Supermarket PPPs. Attended by leading supermarkets, USAID and other stakeholders, the workshop laid the groundwork for enhancing food security through PPPs in the region.
As part of the USAID/Pakistan Conflict Victims Support Program (CVSP), SSG Advisors is facilitating ten new partnerships in workforce development and livelihoods in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
SSG Advisors is pleased to announce that we are partnered with Deloitte Emerging Markets for the newly-awarded USAID/Bosnia Growth Oriented Local Development (GOLD) Project. Using our STEP methodology, SSG will lead the PPP component, building the capacity of Bosnian local governments to build and manage effective partnerships.