Development Works Here
We believe those who have
the least deserve our best.
At Chemonics, development
is more than a passion or calling.
The more intractable the problem, the more determined we are to solve it. Our experts discuss solutions to today’s development challenges.Read our Blog
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Where We Work
youth participating in activities focused on countering violent extremism (CVE) as of 2016
in farm sales thanks to project implementation as of 2016
children served as of 2016
High-Quality Basic Education for Students in Sindh
Sindh, Pakistan’s second largest province, has made recent economic progress, but its education indicators are still low, with about 4 million children ages 5 to 12 not in school.
Changing Lives in Haiti Through Agriculture
Sixty percent of people in Haiti rely on the agriculture sector to survive, and although crop yields are still extremely low by international standards, progress is being made.
Breaking Down Barriers to Agribusiness in Uganda
In Uganda, where half of all exports are agricultural, crop yields are low, but the public and private sectors are collaborating to improve agricultural production and make it easier for farmers to do business.
A One-Stop Success for Afghanistan
A new streamlined concept for customs processing — the one-stop shop — has transformed the way that Afghan traders can export their goods to neighboring countries and generate income.
Train a Woman, Train a Nation
A new approach to training farmers is creating jobs and increasing harvests in Uganda.
A Roadmap to Reform
In Kosovo and Vietnam, the World Bank’s Doing Business Report is providing a framework that helps governments reshape the private sector’s role in advocating for and promoting economic growth.
Experiential Learning for the 21st Century Workforce: Reflections from the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit
Photo Credit: Information Technology and Communications Association (ATIC), Moldova Competitiveness Project Interning with the Economic Growth and Trade Practice at Chemonics for the past four months has dramatically enhanced my understanding of international development, a sector in which I had little prior experience. By integrating with a team of hardworking and mission-oriented individuals, I have […]
Tracking Distortions Versus Designing for Disruption
This post originally appeared on the SEEP Network. What is the difference between a market distortion and a market disruption, and do we need to track data differently in these contexts? These are the fundamental questions that panelists at the 2018 SEEP Annual Conference session, M&E for Markets: Building Evidence, Tracking Distortions, and Measuring Success tried to answer. In […]
No Passport Required: Mosquitoes Cross Borders Freely, Regional Partners Lessen Their Bite
Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals in the world, as Bill Gates notes in a 2014 blog post. While they are quite small and do not maul, poison, or drown people like many other animals, they carry diseases that can be deadly to humans. It is estimated that each year, mosquitoes are responsible for nearly one million […]