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Perspectives Blog

What works? That’s always the question when tackling the world’s toughest challenges. 

We have answers based on our research and implementation experience. For affordable housing, child trauma and coastal restoration. For universal health coverage, gender equality and blockchain technology. For HIV/AIDS and influenza. And much, much more. Our blogs invite readers to gain insights from our bold thinkers.

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Climate Risk Management Increases Crop Yields and Streng …

During its six years, the USAID Agricultural Growth and Rural Opportunities (USAID AGRO) Activity …
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Mastering the NTD Master Plan: Lessons Learned from the …

Paul Smithson
Senior Adviser for Health
Paul Smithson
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The Global Methane Pledge: How Will We Measure Progress? …

Methane has become one of the hot topics in climate change circles and the attention is long …
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Where Should the UK’s International Development Programm …

Sarah Dunn
Managing Director, Abt Associates in Britain
Sarah Dunn
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Breaking Cassandra’s Curse: Advancing Climate Legislatio …

Jonathan Dorn, Ph.D., MPP, PMP
Senior Associate, Abt Associates
Jonathan G. Dorn
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Hurricane Katrina’s Tech Lessons for the Current Crisis

Brian Sokol
Senior Director, Data and Analytics
brian sokol
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Planning for Catastrophe: Developing Resilient Supply Ch …

James White RN, MSc, PhDc
Senior Health Specialist, Global Health Security
James White, Senior Associate/Scenitist, International Development
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Climate Priority: Reducing Methane Leaks from Pipelines

Ben Matek
Associate, Health & Environment
Ben Matek
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Justice40: Is Your Federal Program Ready?

The Biden administration has shown a strong commitment to advancing environmental justice and …
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When Is Randomization Right for Evaluation?

Laura Peck, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Social & Economic Policy
Laura Peck
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Why Methane Needs to Be a Top Priority at #COP26

Joe Donahue
Senior Associate
Joe Donahue