- October 17, 2018
ARLINGTON – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded Nathan the five-year US Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) contract valued at approximately $24 million. Under US-SEGA, Nathan will partner with USAID’s Asia Bureau and the U.S. Department of State to promote effective, transparent and inclusive economic growth policies and best practices in a range of technical areas, including trade and investment, market systems development, business enabling environment, access to finance, and women’s economic empowerment.
US-SEGA will build on the achievements of the US-APEC Technical Assistance to Advance Regional Integration program, providing technical assistance and capacity building to help APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) member economies advance regional economic cooperation and free and open trade. The program will also support USAID-funded economic growth programs in Asia by providing USAID Asia Bureau, as well as regional and bilateral USAID missions, with a flexible, demand-driven mechanism to pilot new and innovative economic growth approaches and activities that further economic reforms and promote best practices in the broader Indo-Pacific region.
“US-SEGA strengthens Nathan’s partnership with USAID and provides an opportunity for Nathan to work alongside other key U.S. government and private sector partners across the Indo-Pacific region,” said Susan Chodakewitz, Nathan’s President and CEO. Chodakewitz continued, “we are excited to build upon our commitment to support APEC and serve as a key partner to USAID and the U.S. Department of State in its implementation of the U.S.’s Indo-Pacific Strategy.”
Nathan is a private international economic and analytics consulting firm that works with government and commercial clients around the globe to deliver practical solutions and achieve lasting results. Whether building frameworks for economic growth or navigating regulatory hurdles, securing infrastructure financing or evaluating and assessing disputes, Nathan’s experts serve as trusted partners, offering clients the analysis, technical advice, and strategies they need for sound decision-making.
Known for both technical and service excellence, Nathan has corporate offices in the US, UK, and India and more than 40 program offices around the world. More information about Nathan can be found at nathaninc.com.
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