Mobilist Factsheet 2021

Mobilising Institutional Capital Through Listed Product Structures (MOBILIST) works to help public listed markets play a more significant role in development and climate financing.

A Local Certification System in Georgia: Steppingstones to Meeting Market Demands

This brief focuses on the role of certification schemes for agricultural products by tracking the creation of Georgian Good Agricultural Practices (GeoGAP). GeoGAP is a scaled-down version of the internationally recognized Global Good Agricultural Practices (GLOBALG.A.P.) and helps meet local demand for safe, traceable food. The certification was created by the Georgian Farmers’ Association with…

Growing Uganda’s Investment Ecosystem

Abundant natural resources, dynamic energy and agricultural markets, and a free market economy with few limits on foreign investment make Uganda a potentially attractive market for investors. With no shortage of domestic and foreign capital resources, the country is also seeing the emergence of business development and transactions advisory services that match investors with investees…

Final Report: E-PESO Activity

From to March 2015 to February 2021, the E-PESO Activity worked to help accelerate the transition of the Philippine economy from cash/checks to digital payments. This report discuss the rapid, widespread adoption of e-payments in the country and how it was achieved through partnering with the Government of the Philippines and the private sector. This…

Building Back Better Through Trade

This post originally appeared on British Expertise International’s blog. Governments are looking to trade to breathe life back into their beleaguered economies. Allowing goods to move safely and efficiently across borders into businesses and consumers hands is vital to restoring faith in markets and stemming rising unemployment. But restoring trade to previous levels is not…

Final Report: Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program (GIG)

This final report highlights the Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program, aimed at strengthening governance, expanding access to quality higher education, addressing threats to health and the environment, and improving opportunities for vulnerable groups. The report discusses the program’s continuous, adaptive technical assistance and summarizes GIG’s successes and lessons learned for program design. It also…

Final Report: Kosovo Partnerships for Development

The Kosovo Partnerships for Development (KPD) project’s final report covers how it implemented its scope of work by completing significant reform-driven initiatives. These objectives were to improve the business environment and the implementation of construction reforms, and to enhance the country’s macroeconomic stability and public financial management (PFM) at the central and local level. Despite…

Lessons Learned on Scaling Aflasafe Through Commercialization in Sub-Saharan Africa

This strategic brief is an overview of lessons learned on scaling Aflasafe through commercialization in sub-Saharan Africa. The resource describes that challenges to scale-up include low awareness, inadequate market incentives, and poorly enforced policies. It also gives an overview of the five-phase “science to scale” process, and how this was implemented in-country. Finally, the brief…

Our Journey from Incubation to Market: Status of Aflasafe Commercialization in Africa

Aflasafe requires an innovative approach for technology transfer and commercialization. This brief reviews the five steps to Aflasafe’s commercialization, provides an overview of country progress, and describes where Aflasafe has successfully been commercialized on the African continent as of November 2019. The brief also discusses challenges encountered, lessons learned, and next steps for Aflasafe expansion…

Developing Sustainable Tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina has unique layers of history and one of Europe’s most distinguished natural landscapes. Yet, fractious governance, high unemployment, the low participation of women in the labor force, an aging population, and the emigration of skilled youth undercut the country’s prosperity. The tourism sector has the potential to address these challenges and catalyze…

Sowing Stronger Markets in Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz Republic accounts for 6.3 million people, with a slow-growing, agriculture-led economy. Although economic growth is steady, employment opportunities have lagged. This has forced many people to leave so that they can seek income-generating opportunities elsewhere, which has created economic and social obstacles to peaceful and prosperous living. The central government has historically neglected…

Tetyana Dudka

Tetyana Dudka is the senior vice president of Chemonics’ Europe and Eurasia regional business unit. She joined Chemonics in 2009 and brings more than 20 years of experience leading and supporting development programs in Europe and Eurasia, with a technical focus on market systems development, competitiveness enhancement, institutional reforms, public-private partnerships, investment and trade promotion,…