Countries Asia & Near East



Tetra Tech’s World Bank-funded project was designed to build the capacity of Bangladeshi judicial institutions to address constraints in their civil justice system, drawing on international best practices tailored to the local context. Tetra Tech provided advisory, training, and technical assistance services. The Tetra Tech team assisted the Ministry of Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs and other institutional counterparts in assessing, evaluating, and monitoring efforts to improve court administration and court management information systems. The team conducted peer reviews of reports submitted by groups of consultants and project entities, held stakeholder meetings and workshops to build momentum for reforms, and served as information clearinghouse of best practices. Specific project achievements included a number of groundbreaking methodologies for delay reduction and bench/bar collaboration. The project also supported automation in the courts and training on use of the new technology.



For the Asian Development Bank, Tetra Tech conducted an analysis that identified aspects of the Pakistan judicial system that needed modernization. The team drafted an assessment of the current situation and developed a series of recommendations for the Government of Pakistan. These served as the basis for the subsequent justice sector institutional strengthening project.




Tetra Tech served as the principal subcontractor to The Asia Foundation in developing a needs assessment of the Pakistani judicial system, which underpinned the formulation of the Judicial and Legal Reform Project. In that project, Tetra Tech provided assistance in court administration, case flow management and delay reduction, alternative dispute resolution, and financial management of the courts.

The project helped design modern systems for the collection of judicial statistics, preparation of annual reports, and development of financial governance criteria for judicial administration. The team also improved access to justice by identifying gender issues in the courts, translating laws into local languages, instituting a system for administrative grievances, and developing new freedom of information policies and laws. The project also instituted judicial training and an automated case processing system.



Tetra Tech, as a principal subcontractor to Sustainable Development Consultants, provided judicial training consulting services under the Asian Development Bank-funded Access to Justice Program in Pakistan. Training covered standardized procedures for court practice, budget and expenditure management, and revenue management.



West Bank and Gaza

With funding from USAID, Tetra Tech provided technical assistance to professionalize the formal justice sector in the West Bank. The team built the capacity of the Ministry of Justice in the areas of administrative and financial management, strategic planning, and policy formulation and the team also provided training and expert assistance to upgrade the skills of and empower court administrators. Tetra Tech helped improve the enforcement of laws and court decisions, primarily by strengthening enforcement units within courts, building police capacity and willingness to work with the judiciary to enforce decisions, and empowering civil society to educate the public to foster compliance with laws.



Tetra Tech was a subcontractor to Booz Allen Hamilton helping to implement the Anticorruption and Commercial Court Enhancement Project in Indonesia. To modernize court administration, Tetra Tech worked closely with the Supreme Court to strengthen the judicial capacity of the new commercial and anticorruption courts. Tetra Tech conducted a comprehensive assessment of the technical and managerial capacity of the Indonesian judiciary and provided strategic planning assistance to the overall program.




Tetra Tech assisted the State University of New York to develop and implement a 3-year legislative strengthening program in Jordan to improve the core competencies of the Parliament. The team helped draft legislation to improve transparency and accountability, involving stakeholders and the public in reforms. Tetra Tech also supported reform efforts in budget review and analysis, monitoring of public expenditures, automation and information systems, and civil society capacity building.


Tetra Tech and its local partner assisted the Government of the Philippines in the implementation of its 6-year Action Plan for Judicial Reform to improve the administration of justice and strengthening judicial autonomy, accountability, and efficiency. The Tetra Tech team developed the framework for the National Justice Information System and related information and communication technology support structures; established new administrative and fiscal structures within the judiciary, including a new pilot judicial integrity unit; and developed consensus and a uniform approach to continuing justice sector reform among government and development counterparts.

Tetra Tech assisted in development of a performance monitoring system to track and monitor progress on the country’s justice reform initiatives, and proposed institutional methodologies to track the impact of justice reform on those living in poverty, including their level of access to the justice system. The Tetra Tech team provided expertise to the Supreme Court and judicial leadership in the development and roll-out of case-flow management software and provided relevant training support. Tetra Tech also analyzed alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to reduce case backlogs in the areas of small claims and misdemeanors. The team also worked with the judiciary and the national prosecution service to improve access to web-based legal information.



Tetra Tech provided evaluation services to USAID/Egypt for its Family Justice Project, which aimed to strengthen access to justice, enhance family stability, and protect the rights of children. Tetra Tech conducted interviews, compiled baseline and field information, and developed relevant monitoring and evaluation reports to assist USAID in assessing project achievements and identifying follow-up needs.




Tetra Tech assisted USAID to assess its rule of law programming in Nepal. Tetra Tech conducted a targeted analysis of the status of rule of law development, including an examination of existing programming and an assessment of the primary opportunities and constraints to further development of the rule of law. The team investigated which justice sector issues warrant USAID support, given the operating environment.

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"[Tetra Tech] is an excellent company with whom to work and USAID has been extremely satisfied with their work, which has been and continues to be above and beyond the expected. I recommend them without hesitation."

- Jill Gulliksen, USAID