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Efforts to Improve Tanzania’s Education Sector: Engagement with the University of Dodoma, Tanzania May 15-16, 2023 

Dissemination of Research Findings Multidisciplinary stakeholders convened in Morogoro, Tanzania over a period of two-day Monday May 15th through Tuesday May... read more

The 2nd Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Kimeza

Voices of the Indigenous Peoples in Uganda at the USAID Mission On January 30th, 2022, representatives of the Ik and Tepeth... read more

Tolerant Engagement Forums: Empirical Narratives of an Issue-Driven Researcher-Practitioner Partnership in Ethiopia

Mesele Mengsteab; David Dow; Jeremy Springman; Juan Tellez; Fitsum Hailu; & Sewareg Adamu Group Photo of Tolerant Engagement Forum Participants. Courtesy... read more

Data-Driven Decision Support for Improved Water Security in East Africa

Margaret W. Gitau, Victoria M. Garibay, Nicholas S. Kiggundu, James S. Kisekka, Victor Kongo, Bancy M. Mati, Daniel N. Moriasi,... read more

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

So Much to Say: Tips for Shortening Your Policy Brief

A policy brief can feel like the toughest 1-4 pages that you will write for your research project because there... read more

Contextualizing Deliverables: Policy Briefs

When working through your LASER PULSE project you’ll be working as a team to communicate your research to others and... read more

Impacts of LASER PULSE capacity building project result in recognition and awards at a major academic conference in Laos

Cover photo: Hongkham Xayavong (Lao TPHI) presenting her team’s poster on the nutritional status of adolescent students in Lao PDR. The... read more

Promoting Water Circulation in Small-Scale Enterprises in Vietnam

Vieba Garment Company, located in the My Hao district of Hung Yen province in Vietnam, is a private enterprise that... read more

Skills Enhancement for Dairy Value Chain Actors to Increase the Quality and Safety of Milk in Rwanda

One of the objectives of the project “Impact of Traditional Practice on the Quality and Safety of Post-Production Handling in... read more

Planning the Future for Out-Of-School Children; A Meeting to Plan for Education Efforts in Somalia

What should the future look like for out-of-school children and youth? Several USAID projects met in Nairobi in October 2023... read more