Top International Development Engineering Firms: A Primer

A boy gets a lift from an Engineers Without Borders-USA volunteer while surveying a project site in Mali. Photo by: Engineers Without Borders-USA

Recent decades have seen a growing involvement of major engineeringfirms in international developmentprojects. The world’s developing communities have become clients under a corporate portfolio that includes both mega-infrastructure undertakings and small projects that provide basic services to impoverished villages.

Some firms undertake service missions under their corporate social responsibility programs. Others have full-fledged international development divisions.

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    Tarra Quismundo joined Devex Manila as a staff writer in October 2009 after more than six years of working as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a nationwide daily, for which she covered major breaking news in politics, military, police and international affairs. Tarra's Devex News coverage focuses on key Asian donors and top aid officials around the globe.