International World Water Day was suggested in 1992 by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to bring awareness to the importance of fresh water and sustainability of fresh water all over the world. In 1993, The United Nations General Assembly voted March 22, 1993, as the inaugural World Water Day. Each year, Tetra Tech celebrates World Water Day during the month of March to bring awareness to the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources around the globe.
For four decades, Albania was ruled by a repressive dictator and was one of the most isolated countries in the world. It was only in 1991 that Albania began the transition from communism to a free-market economy and democracy. This transition has affected all segments of Albanian life, including territorial planning and urban development. Under communism, planning was a centralized function. The approach was highly standardized and poor in terms of quality and use of space. With the fall of communism, the country experienced a period of unbridled growth and development.
Decades of civil war have destroyed many of South Sudan’s institutions of governance and resulted in the breakdown of systems that regulated land administration. Tetra Tech implements the USAID-funded South Sudan Rural Land Governance (SRLG) Project, which provides technical assistance to the South Sudan Land Commission (SSLC) in reforming and rebuilding South Sudan’s land sector. The project is increasing the capacity of the SSLC to help state and county authorities in Jonglei and Western Equatoria States develop new statutory institutions to administer land rights, govern natural resource use, foster social and political stability, and build an enabling environment for sustainable economic development.