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At Chemonics, development
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It's a profession.
Where We Work
clients benefiting from financial services as of 2020
people with improved capacity to adapt to climate variability and change as of 2020
children served as of 2020
Promoting Innovation Through New Technologies in Moldova
The USAID Moldova Future Technologies Activity (FTA) builds upon 15 years of work in economic competitiveness by connecting local innovative sectors to global markets.
Improving Climate Change Development Programs
Development programs worldwide are designed to protect vulnerable people, places, and livelihoods from climate change, but with smarter methods, these programs could be even more effective.
Connecting Space to Village
Science, satellites, and information technology are transforming how countries manage critical development challenges such as climate resilience and environmental management.
Private Vendor Competition Strengthens Angola’s Malaria Supply Chain
In Angola, we found a way to strengthen health supply chains, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, by introducing a new contract mechanism that enhanced competitive pricing for lifesaving malaria commodities.
Namibian Farmers Fight Effects of Climate Change with Conservation Agriculture
Climate change is devastating crops and livelihoods in Namibia's Kavango region. Conservation agriculture offers farmers hope and the ability to mitigate the impact of an uncertain, changing environment.
Breaking Financial Barriers to Education in the DRC
In the DRC, many parents struggled to pay school fees for their children's education. ACCELERE!1 leveraged existing cultural traditions to help families earn and save money to keep kids learning.
Are Climate Programs the Most Effective Use of Climate Funding?
With the anticipated resurgence of climate change on the U.S. development agenda, the objectives of reducing atmospheric carbon (mitigation) and increasing climate resilience (adaptation) will again be front and center. It is, therefore, critical that those designing and implementing climate programming reflect on the programmatic options and identify the ones with the greatest potential to […]
Part 2: How Can We Optimize the Health Workforce During COVID-19 and Beyond?
In this two-part series, we call for country leaders to consider whether they are optimizing their health workforce and offer some resources and tools to help ensure uninterrupted care and continued provision of high-quality health services. In Part 1, we provided three recommendations to support health workers in the short term. We now consider sustainable […]
Part 1: How Can We Optimize the Health Workforce During COVID-19 and Beyond?
Before COVID-19, health workers were already in short supply in many countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) identified 57 countries that have critical health workforce shortages, and it estimates a global health worker shortage of 18 million by 2030, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. Since the pandemic began, health workers have often been pulled […]