Creating practical, sustainable international development solutions

Tetra Tech uses an integrated approach to international development services that focuses on empowering local communities and leveraging private investment to create a safer, more prosperous world for all. Our people are passionate about improving lives by applying their technical expertise and experience to create practical, sustainable, and environmentally responsible development solutions. We provide a comprehensive suite of integrated services to development client, including government agencies in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia as well as multilateral development banks and the private sector.

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Tetra Tech, USAID, and Government of Malawi Increase Access to Secondary Schools
Tetra Tech joined Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador Robert Scott, representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Kawale Community to launch the USAID SEED project.

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Tetra Tech Supports the UN Global Compact
As part of its corporate commitment to sustainability, Tetra Tech joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, which supports UN efforts to end extreme poverty, fight inequality, and address climate change.

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Tetra Tech Receives ACEC Massachusetts 2019 Engineering Excellence Gold Award
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) honored Tetra Tech with the 2019 Engineering Excellence Gold Award for its achievements on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Liberia Municipal Water Project (LMWP) I & II. This award recognizes engineering projects for innovation, complexity, fulfillment of client needs, socio-economic considerations, and future value to the profession. Tetra Tech provided engineering design, construction oversight, and institutional reform on LMWP, while building the capacity of the water utility and local engineers.

Sustainable Development Goals

Commercializing Flare Gas to Reduce Emissions and Develop Economies
Associated gas (AG) is produced from the reservoir during oil production. In this post, Tetra Tech’s John Sachs, director of project finance, and Artur Davtyan, manager of project finance, discuss how AG could be used to fuel power plants, used as bottled gas, serve as a feedstock, exported as liquid natural gas (LNG), or put to other productive use, with contributions by John Beardsworth and William Newton of Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP. All opinions expressed in this post are the authors’ own.

Sustainable Development Goals

Tetra Tech Joins USAID to Celebrate Sustainable Water Treatment Plant in Liberia
On November 28, 2018, community officials, the Liberian government, and officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the dedication of the Sanniquellie City water treatment plant. As part of the USAID Liberia Municipal Water Project (LMWP), Tetra Tech designed a solar-powered water treatment plant and public distribution system, placing kiosks within 500 meters of homes to reduce the time families spend collecting water to under 30 minutes. This is one of the largest solar-powered treatment plants in Liberia and West Africa.

Sustainable Development Goals

“The Dream” of a Responsible Minerals Trade in the DRC Becomes a Reality
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched a new video that tells the story of how its local and international partners are developing a commercially viable, conflict-free supply chain for artisanal minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tetra Tech is supporting the USAID Capacity Building For Responsible Minerals Trade (CBRMT) project to help scale-up conflict-free mineral certification and traceability systems in the region. View the video to learn more about how responsible mining is becoming a reality in DRC.
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