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Nathan Presents Critically Important Findings from the Moldova Trade Corridor Assessment

Nathan Presents Critically Important Findings from the Moldova Trade Corridor Assessment

On July 18, 2018, Nathan presented its Trade Corridor Assessment (TCA) of Moldova in a high-level ceremony in Chisinau, Moldova. The TCA is a critically important deliverable completed as part of the USAID/Moldova funded Moldova Structural Reform Program. The TCA lays the foundation for many of the activities that will ultimately improve Moldova’s ability to trade across borders and integrate the country further into regional and global markets. Doug Muir, COP of USAID’s Moldova Structural Reform Program, presents analysis from the Moldova Trade Corridor Assessment at the July 18 event ...
Vietnam USAID Customs

Nathan to Launch USAID Trade Facilitation Program in Vietnam

ARLINGTON – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) selected Nathan to lead the five-year, $21M Trade Facilitation Program, which will help Vietnam implement a risk-based approach to border clearance. Over the past two decades, Vietnam has become one of the most open economies in the world; however, inefficient border procedures are preventing Vietnam from improving its trade competitiveness. Vietnam’s regime of “specialized inspections” costs traders time and money, hurting SMEs the most, while not necessarily achieving their objectives of public health or environmental protection. The Government of Vietnam ...
Nathan Launches Data Hub with Partners, CGAP and Novix

Nathan Launches Data Hub with Partners, CGAP and Novix

Nathan London has launched an interactive data hub with partners CGAP and Novix, allowing a greater insight into smallholder families’ financial habits across several countries including Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda. This interactive data hub provides over 300,000 data points, providing a plethora of data that can be utilized by organizations and businesses wishing to reach low-income, unbanked and underbanked households and businesses with new financial products and services. The hub has been specifically designed in an easy-to-understand layout, allowing users to access data and digest the information with ...
Mobile Financial Services Underutilized by SMEs in Bangladesh

Mobile Financial Services Underutilized by SMEs in Bangladesh

More than 22 million people live below the poverty line in Bangladesh, accounting for around 13 percent of the population. Despite social and political instability, however, huge inroads have been made to improve economic growth. The small business sector is helping bolster this economic growth and is currently home to eight million small businesses that employ about half of the country’s workforce and contribute to 25 percent of GDP. Yet 75 percent of Bangladeshi small businesses are unserved by the formal financial sector. Until now there has been limited incentive ...
Nathan's Sirgo Reviews Updated SEER Cancer Statistics from National Cancer Institute

Nathan’s Sirgo Reviews Updated SEER Cancer Statistics from National Cancer Institute

Jorge Sirgo, Vice President in Litigation & Expert Services The latest annual federal data on mesothelioma diagnoses in the United States became available on April 16, 2018. The data reports on rates of mesothelioma diagnoses during 2015, as determined from “cancer registries” from a sampling of some hospitals in the United States. The data arises from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (“SEER”) Program of the National Cancer Institute. The report is more technically described as the 1973-2015 SEER Research Incidence data (November 2017 submission). SEER collects data on cancer ...
Nathan Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Nathan Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Nathan is celebrating International Women’s Day today by participating in a variety of activities to demonstrate Nathan’s commitment to recognizing and elevating women’s empowerment across the globe, including in our own offices. Susan B. Chodakewitz, Nathan President and CEO, was named a “Top 20 Global Woman of Excellence” by U.S. Representative Danny K. Davis for his 6th annual International Women’s Day event. Ms. Chodakewitz is a vocal supporter of women’s economic empowerment, frequently speaking on panels and at lectures on women in leadership in business and in STEM. She has ...
“She Means Business:” Nathan CEO moderates panel at GES 2017

“She Means Business:” Nathan CEO moderates panel at GES 2017

On November 29, 2017, Nathan President and CEO Susan Chodakewitz moderated a panel at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The panel, titled “She Means Business: Mentoring and Networking,” included several distinguished speakers: Vani Kola, Managing Director of Kalaari Capital; Vanitha Narayanan, Chairman at IBM India Private Ltd.; and Sumithra Gomatam, Executive Vice President at Cognizant Technology Solutions and President of Cognizant Digital Operations. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is an annual event that gathers entrepreneurs and investors from around the world to discuss, network, and learn from one another ...
Nathan Expands Its International Energy Expertise

Nathan Expands Its International Energy Expertise

Internationally-recognized energy expert Adam Borison, Ph.D., joined Nathan Associates. This strategic hire expands upon Nathan’s current global energy capabilities and provides clients a trusted partner for sound analytic, economic, and operational solutions across the energy value chain. Nathan’s energy practice has developed a legacy of trusted partnerships with government and commercial clients across the globe by providing project feasibility analysis, identification and evaluation of private-public partnerships (PPPs), and financial and environmental due diligence to the energy industry. The arrival of Borison, it deepens and widens the breadth of Nathan’s energy expertise ...