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Finding solutions together: a participatory approach to explore digital technology as an enabling strategy for empowering women micro-entrepreneurs from marginalized communities in Nepal

During the national level workshop in Nepal with women entrepreneurs held on 29th Sept 2018, lack of information and limited... read more

LASER PULSE Launches New Research Translation Resource @ Social Behavior Change Communication Summit in Marrakech, Morocco

Image 1: (Left to Right) LASER PULSE representatives Dr. Alexandra Towns and Dr. Laura Riddering (Catholic Relief Services) promote the... read more

Adapting Research During COVID-19

When a pandemic disrupts your research, how do you respond?  In 2020, COVID-19 threatened to upend one of LASER’s research projects... read more

LASER PULSE Shares ERT Model @ AEA Conference

Between November 7-12, LASER PULSE sent a delegation to the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, to... read more

Market Analysis for Olive Farmers in the Nineveh Plain of Northern Iraq

By Carlos Rosales, Visiting Scholar, Purdue University; Ariana Torres, Associate Professor, Purdue University; Asaad Karam, University of Duhok; and Rezgar... read more

The New – An Overview of all the Features

We are delighted  to bring to you a new interactive, interconnected platform with a variety of features including our new... read more

USAID LASER PULSE Research for Development Learning Summit

The LASER PULSE consortium members (Purdue University, Indiana University, University of Notre Dame, Catholic Relief Services and Makerere University-ResilientAfrica Network)... read more

LASER PULSE Conducts University Research Engagement and Capacity Strengthening Workshop in Kampala, Uganda

On April 12-13, LASER PULSE convened university leaders and researchers from around sub-Saharan Africa in Kampala, Uganda, to continue their... read more

LASER PULSE Project Launches on Milk Value Chain in Rwanda

Dr. Lamin Kassama, Professor at Alabama A&M University, USA, and Principal Investigator of the new project on “The Impact of... read more

A joint effort toward understanding and mitigating air pollution in the South/Southeast Asia region

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) from the Asian region have been increasing continuously due to rapid... read more

Promoting Teacher and Student Social-Emotional Well Being in Uganda

Uganda is known for its cultural distinctiveness, strong traditions and hospitality. Children in Uganda comprise 55% of the total population,... read more

“We want to engage the private sector in development, but don’t know how”: Evidence-based Toolkit for Operationalizing Private Sector Engagement (PSE) at USAID

This post originally appeared in MarketLinks on February 27, 2023. Even though USAID MBIOs have identified the value of engaging the... read more