Pragma was recently awarded a USAID contract for implementation of the Management Support and Technical Assistance Services (MSTAS) Project. It is a DC-based three-year program with two potential option years.
The purpose of this contract is to assist the USAID Africa Bureau’s Office of Sustainable Development (AFR/SD) to achieve its strategic goals. Specifically the project:
1) Supports USAID economic growth and trade related activities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), including AFR/SD’s role serving as the Secretariat for the USAID Trade Hub Management Council
2) Provides logistical and administrative support for the planning, knowledge management, communications, and outreach for all technical divisions of AFR/SD, and
3) Provides technical services to AFR/SD and all its technical divisions in formulating a new, robust, cross-cutting and inclusive strategy in content areas including but not limited to health; education; conflict; peacebuilding; governance; economic growth; agriculture and trade via a multi-sectoral approach to achieving development goals, deepening understanding of development trends, and improving program performance while integrating gender and environmental considerations and requirements.