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Nathan to implement USAID’s flagship Indo-Pacific Economic Growth program

Nathan to implement USAID’s flagship Indo-Pacific Economic Growth program

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. Nathan to implement USAID’s flagship Indo-Pacific Economic Growth program US-SEGA will build on the achievements of the US-APEC Technical Assistance to Advance ...
Nathan Launches Fund for Innovation in Malawian Manufacturing

Nathan Launches Fund for Innovation in Malawian Manufacturing

Donor representatives visiting Lilongwe Dairy, a successful enterprise just outside of Blantyre which has received MICF support. Nathan is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth round of the Malawi Innovation Challenge Fund (MICF). Established in 2014, the Fund is a competitive, transparent fund that provides matching grant finance for innovative, inclusive business projects proposed by the private sector operating in Malawi, which have the potential to deliver significant social impact. The $22 million fund, which is managed by Nathan and jointly funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Republic of Germany through KFW, the UK’s ...
Patti Shore

Nathan Expands Insurance Expertise, Patricia Shore Joins as Senior Vice President

ARLINGTON, September 25, 2018 – Nathan’s leadership is pleased to announce that Patricia Shore has joined Nathan as Senior Vice President, Litigation & Expert Services. With this strategic hire, Nathan has further strengthened its industry-leading insurance practice along with adjacent services including natural disaster advisory, risk mitigation, infrastructure evaluation/planning, and resiliency. Shore is an established insurance coverage and claims management expert bringing to Nathan more than 25 years of experience advising Fortune 500 policyholder clients in the utility, railroad, petrochemical, manufacturing, and mining industries. Her expertise includes expert witness and advisory services involving long-tail and claims-made third-party liability insurance claims ...
Nathan Awarded USAID Public Financial Management (PFM) II IDIQ

Nathan Awarded USAID Public Financial Management (PFM) II IDIQ

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded Nathan Associates the five-year Public Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Public Financial Management II contract valued at $475 million. This IDIQ assists developing countries along the path of self-reliance and resilience through the strengthening of PFM systems and better macroeconomic, trade and investment policies. The contract supports effective governance through the provision of assistance to national and sub-national governments to collect and manage public funds in an effective, transparent and accountable manner, and the adoption of policies that reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth. The new IDIQ will build on ...
Standards and Trade Development Facility

Nathan to Conduct an Evaluation of the Standards and Trade Development Facility

Nathan is pleased to announce they have been awarded a contract to conduct an external evaluation of the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF), which assists developing countries in implementing international sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards, guidelines and recommendations to gain and maintain market access. STDF is a global partnership and trust fund, established by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the World Bank, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2004. Members of the Nathan team and STDF Secretariat in front of the Centre William ...
New Update of USAID Collecting Taxes Database Released

New Update of USAID Collecting Taxes Database Released

The 2017/18 update expands the database and provides the public with more information on tax performance. The Collecting Taxes Database visualization tool, which allows users to interact with the data through graphs and charts. On August 24, 2018, USAID went live with the updated version of its Collecting Taxes Database (CTD), which was updated by Nathan under the Leadership in Public Financial Management II Project. This database is a compilation of internationally comparable statistics about taxation designed to provide policymakers, practitioners, and researchers with the means to conduct cross-country analysis on domestic revenue mobilization (DRM). It is part of a ...
Nathan Selected by USAID to Help Facilitate Trade in Central America’s Northern Triangle

Nathan Selected by USAID to Help Facilitate Trade in Central America’s Northern Triangle

ARLINGTON – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded Nathan Associates Inc. the five year, $17M Central America Regional Trade Facilitation and Border Management (CA-RTFBM) Project, which will support economic integration and trade facilitation efforts in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Through close engagement with national governments, the Central American Economic Integration Secretariat (SIECA), and other counterparts, the Project aims to address regional integration and trade facilitation challenges by increasing operational efficiency and harmonizing procedures at the borders, strengthening legal frameworks, boosting border management and private sector capacity, and improving border control capacity ...
Nathan Opens Houston Office, W. Marc Schwartz Joins as Senior Vice President

Nathan Opens Houston Office, W. Marc Schwartz Joins as Senior Vice President

Nathan has further expanded its presence in the United States with the opening of a downtown Houston, Texas office. The Houston office will offer Nathan’s wide range of integrated expertise reflected through its four business lines—International Development, Litigation & Expert Services, Infrastructure Project Development & Finance, and Advisory Services—to address clients’ complex business and development challenges from a holistic perspective. Nathan’s leadership is also pleased to announce that W. Marc Schwartz has joined Nathan as Senior Vice President, Litigation & Expert Services, and will be anchoring the Houston office. Schwartz is a recognized financial expert bringing to Nathan more than ...
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