Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
For the Morogoro District Council, annual audits by Tanzania's controller and auditor general had become something to dread. For seven straight years, the jurisdiction received reports that reflected poorly on its financial management and blocked it from receiving local government grant money.
Abt-led projects are improving community financial management, strengthening private-sector partnerships to expand the quality of and access to health care, and increasing the availability of fortified food products in order to reduce childhood stunting — and death — due to malnutrition.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.