Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a research and consulting firm that works to build resilience of governments, communities, vulnerable populations, and individuals through our work in environment, agriculture and food security, health, and housing sectors, in the U.S. and internationally.

Abt believes that managing risk and building resilience to diverse types of impacts is critical to meeting sustainable development goals.

Specific areas we work in include:
• Health
• Education and workforce development
• Climate change and the environment
• Food security and agriculture
• Housing and communities
• Survey and data collection

Latest news and articles

Moving the Needle – Coastal Risk to Resilience

Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Winners of the Catalytic Grant Awards

Three teams will be awarded with a $5000 grant. The award is a joint effort from Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).

Want Peace and Security? Start by Fixing the Global Food System

Ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit researchers push for the need to prioritize solutions that contribute to sustainable and just food system transformations