Tetra Tech’s International Development Services team helps developing countries achieve the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, working to improve lives, lift communities out of poverty, and lay the foundation for global peace and prosperity.

Our team understands the crucial need in all our development work to strengthen partnerships within countries and communities; integrate environmental considerations into development strategies and planning; apply innovative technological solutions while ensuring data is open and accessible; and empower women, girls, youth, and marginalized populations. Tetra Tech’s International Development Services blog highlights the work we do for our clients and the solutions we provide to help them address complex development challenges.

Recent Posts

MSI’s Scaling Up Framework

Scalable Solutions in Fragile States

Applying MSI’s scaling paradigm in states with low government capacity to meet pressing needs, build social capital, and address root causes of fragility

Attendees at the Balkh Women’s Forum, held in March 2017

Finding Their Voice: Leveraging Social Media To Promote Civic Engagement in Afghanistan

Strengthening local government, increasing accountability, and improving service delivery by helping citizens engage with their representatives

Establishing local and regional market linkages for nutritious crops and export linkages for cash crops

The Business of Food Security

Leveraging commercial sustainability to help bolster health; nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions

USAID’s ECOFISH program supported sustainable fisheries management, resulting in both more fish in project sites and mor

An Intern’s Perspective: An Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management in Southeast Asia

Developing Tetra Tech’s fisheries management and biodiversity conservation projects in Southeast Asia

Tetra Tech international development consultants count on our recruiters at every stage of their careers.

Should International Development Recruiters Act as Career Coaches?

Examining the role of a development recruiter in today’s interconnected world

A class from El Sunzal high school in El Salvador poses with their new robot, the result of Anna’s initiative to donate

An Intern’s Perspective: The Unexpected Rewards of Technical Work for Engineer Anna Perkinson

Engaging beneficiaries allows our clean energy specialist to see life-changing effects of her work

Young women look at their newly installed, safe, and clean bathrooms as a result of WASH funding for their community

Snapshot from Stockholm World Water Week: Tapping Capital Markets to Fund WASH Services

Discussing ways to invest in and fund safe water and sanitation in developing countries around the world

Citizens participating in a local election in Peru

Tetra Tech Celebrates International Day of Democracy

Celebrating sustainable approaches to democratic governance on the 9th annual International Day of Democracy

Members of the Zor and Gba communities identify their forest boundaries using Geographic Information System (GIS)-genera

Conservation, Community, and Commercial: Realizing the 3 C’s in Post-conflict Liberia

Using sustainable, commercial approaches to maximize the benefits of forest and mineral resources

Tetra Tech engineer Sandra Chavez (left) in a meeting with Gender Specialist Graciela Calvo

Smarter Investments: Integrating Women into the Energy Value Chain

Helping Mexico’s clean energy industry close its employee gender gap and improve performance

Tetra Tech team members supported FEMA in assessing flood damage in counties west of Houston, Texas, in 2016.

Gaming for Infrastructure

Using online games to help prepare public-private partnerships to succeed

Jeannelle Blanchard supporting a Powering Agriculture program event

An Intern’s Perspective: International Development from the Vantage of a Female Chief of Party

Discussing career growth and workplace dedication with Tetra Tech’s Jeannelle Blanchard

A presentation in a village in Liberia as part of a nationwide campaign on land rights.

Tetra Tech Helps Strengthen the Liberian Land Authority to Promote Peace and Security

Improving the capacity of critical land management institutions in Liberia

International development interns Sabrina Daley (left) and Callie Andress (right) support Tetra Tech’s Nilmini Rubin (ce

An Intern’s Perspective: Working with the Women who Make Tetra Tech’s Projects Happen

Recognizing the importance of female leadership in the engineering and international development fields

There are 800 million food insecure people in the world today

Is it Time to Rethink Humanitarian Insurance?

Providing access to insurance to help governments of poorer countries deal with more climate-related disasters

Tetra Tech’s Jeannelle Blanchard speaks at the 2017 Africa Energy Forum

Getting Off-Grid Energy to Work for Agriculture

Examining the transformational power of energy-ag off-grid solutions for small farmers in Africa

Tetra Tech’s Ignacio Rodriguez speaks at the 2017 Africa Energy Forum

The Role of Independent Regulators in Bringing Power to Africa

Building an enabling framework to increase investment, transparency, and access to electricity across Africa

Tetra Tech supports the development of affordable sources of power necessary to connect communities to the internet

Without Energy, the Internet Is Just a Black Hole

Creating energy solutions for information and communications technology

Earth Day

This Earth Day, the World is Investing in the Most Valuable Asset We Have

Recognizing the role of natural resources in the world’s economies to support conservation and sustainable management

Strength in Numbers

Strength in Numbers: How Communal Property Rights Can Strengthen Sustainable Investment

Supporting policy development and pilots that strengthen land rights to improve land and natural resource management

A woman checks her mobile device in a fishing village that received “Super-Wifi” through the Tetra Tech-supported USAID

The Digital Gender Divide

Discussing how to increase internet access for women around the world

Connect the World

Connect the World and Save Money

Including internet infrastructure when building transportation, water, and energy infrastructure

Global Goals

More How: Achieving the Global Goals at the United Nations General Assembly

Unlocking the ideas and funding to address the toughest international development challenges