ME&A holds USAID’s Water and Development IDIQ (WADI) contract to provide USAID’s Economic Growth, Education, and Environment Bureau with services and technical support to assist USAID in the implementation of the Agency’s Water and Development Strategy. Under WADI, ME&A and our partners provide services in water programming to improve health through the delivery of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and to advance water resource management in agriculture for enhanced food security.
Under the WADI contract, ME&A provides services and technical support to include assessments and analysis, strategic planning and program design, capacity building and institutional strengthening, technical program support, water for food security support, knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and commodity procurement among other activities.
ME&A implements the Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development (ASPIRED) Project in Armenia under the WADI IDIQ. ASPIRED is designed to support sustainable water resource management and sustainable practices of water users at the core of the water-energy nexus through the use of science, technology, innovation, and partnerships approaches. The goal is to reduce the rate of groundwater extraction in Armenia’s Ararat Valley to sustainable levels.