Nigeria E-WASH

USAID/Nigeria has awarded RTI International the Effective Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services (E-WASH) program, which will work to ensure sustainable water services through better governance and accountability, as well as policy, institutional, and regulatory reform. The program will assist the Government of Nigeria to expand and improve urban water service delivery by strengthening the governance, financial and technical viability of select State Water Boards (SWBs).

The E-WASH program aims to improve performance of six SWBs by strengthening core financial and operational capabilities to increase services, attract outside investment, and reduce water losses throughout the system.

SEGURA, as subcontractors to RTI, supports Components 2 (Improving financial and operational viability of SWBs) and 3 (strengthening policy, institutional and regulatory frameworks for improved WASH services).

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Trade and Competitiveness Activity (TCA)

SEGURA, as subcontractors to Resonance, has begun working on the USAID Trade and Competitiveness Activity (TCA). TCA supports the USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3)’s Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform (TRR). Resonance and SEGURA provide technical support and services to USAID Missions, USAID/Washington, and other United States Government (USG) operating units to design, implement, and evaluate a broad range of activities related to trade and investment, private sector development, poverty reduction, and regulatory reform.

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SEGURA – New Partnership with USAID’s Power Africa Initiative

SEGURA Consulting is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a prime contractor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Power Africa Expansion IDIQ. This contractual vehicle is a five-year, multi-holder contract with a $900 million ceiling, seeks to increase the number of people with access to power across sub-Saharan Africa.

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SEGURA Begins New Project in Colombia

Tetra Tech Inc., supported by SEGURA Consulting, has been awarded the USAID Colombia Community Development and Licit Opportunities (CDLO) Activity. CDLO is a five-year project designed to strengthen the capacity of conflict-affected communities to be reliable and effective partners with state and private sector actors in the implementation of comprehensive rural social and economic development activities, including the promotion of illegal crops substitution and alternative development.

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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Financing (WASH-FIN)

As a subcontractor to Tetra-Tech, Inc, SEGURA has begun working on a five year contract to provide technical assistance to the USAID Water Office. Tetra Tech and SEGURA Consulting support USAID in its efforts to close financing gaps to achieve universal access to water and sanitation services through sustainable and creditworthy business models, increased public funding and expanded market finance for infrastructure investment. 

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MCW | Guatemala Urban Municipal Governance Project

TetraTech ARD and SEGURA have been awarded a task order under the Making Cities Work (MCW) IDIQ.  The Guatemala Urban Municipal Governance Project is a five-year project designed to reduce levels of violence in municipalities most at risk of violent crime through enhanced municipal governance, increased coverage and quality of municipal services, and greater citizen participation and oversight. 

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SEED (Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development) in Egypt

As part of a consortium led by AECOM, SEGURA is providing technical assistance under the Strengthening Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (SEED) project in Egypt. SEGURA is implementing Component C, focusing on the integration of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) into Progressive Value-Chains. SEED is set to continue through 2018.

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New Monitoring & Evaluation IDIQC

SEGURA Consulting was awarded a five year IDIQ contract by USAID PPL as a prime contractor. This important contract vehicle will allow us to serve USAID Washington as well as Missions around the world effective immediately and until 2022. 

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USAID MCW (formerly HABITAT) IDIQ

SEGURA has been awarded as a prime contractor one of the USAID MCW IDIQ contracts. The purpose of the “Making Cities Work” (MCW) contractual vehicle is to provide access to short- and long-term technical services, training, and capacity-building related to improving urban and local governance in five key functional areas: 

  1. Public service delivery with an emphasis on transportation, water and sanitation;
  2. Autonomy, transparency, responsiveness and accountability of urban and local governments;
  3. Enhanced ability to adapt to climate change and improve environmental management; 
  4. Improved disaster preparedness, response and recovery; and 
  5. Improved urban and local government finance, creditworthiness and borrowing.
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MOBIS Contract Awarded

SEGURA has been awarded a GSA Federal Supply Schedule contract under the Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) Schedule. SEGURA will provide integrated consulting services in the form of expert advice and assistance in support of an agency's mission-oriented business functions that will improve a federal agency's performance and its endeavors to meet mission goals. We look forward to working with GSA and expanding our services to other federal agencies under MOBIS as well as continuing to serve USAID and OPIC under this contract vehicle.

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New CCEP project activity

SEGURA Consulting, under Component 3 of the USAID Colombia Clean Energy Program (CCEP) has received USAID approval for the creation of a Project Preparation Facility (PPF) for Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE) projects.  The PPF will provide firm-level assistance to the renewable energy industry in the formulation of projects and will support the development of financing arrangements through financial closure.

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Launch of contractual vehicle: REPLACE

SEGURA will participate in the Restoring Environment through Prosperity, Livelihoods and Conserving Ecosystems (REPLACE) kick off meeting at Tetra Tech ARD on March 13th. SEGURA will be focusing on topics related to Economic Growth including Environmental Enterprise Development, Sustainable Tourism, etc.

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New report: 20 years review of USAID EG assistance in E&E

Under the RCI project implemented by SEGURA, USAID commissioned a report to review the 20 years of Economic Growth Assistance from USAID to the Europe and Eurasia region following the fall of communism. The purpose of the paper was to to document the context in which U.S. assistance was provided, describe programs in six technical areas, summarize lessons learned, and discuss remaining challenges.

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