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Happy New Year

As 2022 comes to an end, I am proud and humbled by the incredible strides LASER PULSE has made this year in conducting contextual research to provide evidence for decision-making on some of the most complex global development challenges.  2022 came with its own set of challenges, and yet again tested the resilience and spirit of...

South Sudan

Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance South Sudan MYE Impact Evaluation

Driven by curiosity, Lila Kumar Khatiwada (PI) and Madhav Joshi (Co-PI) of the University of Notre Dame worked closely with development practitioners from ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) and the Gender Equality and Women’s Leadership Program (GEWLP) of South Sudan to carry out an evaluation of USAID’s Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance’s (BHA) pilot multi-year emergency (MYE) project....

Program Director’s Message

The inaugural meeting for new awards from Colombia, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, organized over two days (August 9 & 11, 2021) was a great success with more than 200 attendees from across the world. The agenda of the inaugural meeting was two-fold: 1- to bring the awarded research teams together to share their research topics with...