Partnerships are the past, present and future of Pact
The private sector must step up against climate change, and foreign aid is helping companies do it
To ensure Africa fulfills its potential, focus on women and girls
Harnessing artisanal and small-scale mining to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals
Meet ‘HIV resilience heroes’ – leading the charge in the global fight against AIDS
Community engagement is widely acknowledged as essential for achieving effective and equitable Covid-19 vaccination to end this pandemic. Yet, there is limited understanding of how development activities that are reaching most vulnerable populations can support this effort.
Partnerships between the public, private and civil society sectors are key to promoting women's democratic participation
On International Democracy Day, we're highlighting the importance of recognizing and overcoming the barriers women face to equal political and social participation in Colombia.
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Across the world, the ability of citizens and communities to address urgent, wide-ranging social and economic challenges depends on their civic knowledge and willingness and power to take part in civic action. Pact partners with local civil society organizations (CSOs) and individual activists to increase civic awareness and, ultimately, to expand...
It was a regular Wednesday morning in Bangkok. Pact’s Thailand staff, working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, kept an eye on the Zoom chat as the screen began to fill with faces. Participants from around the Mekong region posted introductions and greetings. The event was the first of two ‘virtual roadshows’—open online sessions—for civil...
USAID Hay Tao, part of the larger Conservation and Communities Project, is creating an enabling and empowering environment for effective community-based management and protection of Madagascar’s biodiversity and natural resources.
Since 2015, Pact has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo to eliminate and address child labour in Artisanal Small-scale Mining (ASM), which is one of the worst forms of child labour. We use a multisectoral approach in collaboration with communities, administrative authorities, companies and child miners themselves.
Since 2015, Pact has worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo to eliminate and address child labour in Artisanal Small-scale Mining (ASM), which is one of the worst forms of child labour. We use a multisectoral approach in collaboration with communities, administrative authorities, companies and child miners themselves. In this approach, we have...
The link between healthcare and energy is garnering more attention due to both the COVID-19 pandemic and a continuing decline in distributed energy prices. Pact and a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University have conducted a year-long study of viable options for electrifying rural healthcare facilities to develop new frameworks for...
Over the last decade, Nepalis embarked on a historic transition that aims to alter the fundamental structures of government. As many remain hopeful for more responsive governance in the new federal system, questions remain on how longstanding social accountability mechanisms will evolve and adapt, including in response to the Covid-19 pandemic....
Despite the government’s deliberate initiatives to reach more people, Tanzania lags behind in its grid electricity connection targets. Only 24.5% of rural households in Tanzania have access to electricity. To help realize a future where all people enjoy the benefits of modern energy, Pact develops solutions and implements projects to expand access...
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