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Perspective: What’s New About the Nairobi Declaration for Climate Investment

Edward Hoyt
September 20, 2023
3 Minute Read
A new declaration championed by African leaders pushes for fiscal reform to support developing countries in investing in climate adaptation and response.

The Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Jordan – Reflecting and Learning

Akanshya Gurung
September 18, 2023
5 Minute Read
How can we ensure sustainability for the Women, Peace and Security agenda in Jordan? Chemonics UK reflects and learns from Jordanian experts.
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Unlocking the Power of “Super Levers” for Sustained Instructional Reform

Edward Landreth | Patience Suah | Camila Fernandez (Mathematica) | Josh Zoia (One World Network of Schools)
September 15, 2023
5 Minute Read
Lessons from our collaboration with local and international educational experts on best practices for foundational literacy in Liberia.
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Best Practices for Centering Indigenous Peoples in Development Projects

Mónica Flores | SaraJane Renfroe
September 6, 2023
7 Minute Read
Engaging Indigenous Peoples is essential to driving forward locally led development, ensuring international development projects respond to and align with Indigenous Peoples’ self-determined goals and needs, and deepening projects’ impact and sustainability.
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Redefining Safe Water: A Holistic Approach to WASH

Carrie Schwartz
August 28, 2023
5 Minute Read
Expanding the definition of “safe” water, sanitation, and hygiene will ensure a more holistic approach that prioritizes secure and safe services for all.
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Mobilizing People to Mobilize Domestic Resources in the Philippines

Estefania McPhaul
August 24, 2023
3 Minute Read
The COVID-19 pandemic left governments in low- and middle-income countries struggling with increasing debt and fiscal instability, making it harder for them to deliver basic services for their citizens.
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Unlocking Resilience: The Journey of a Trauma-Informed Education in Northwest Syria

Reham Jabbar
August 22, 2023
4 Minute Read
Chemonics UK drew from its experiences with fragile and conflict-affected communities worldwide to support potentially trauma-affected individuals in Northwest Syria through its Syria Education Programme.
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Applying the Market Development Approach to Strengthen HIV Self-Testing Markets

Farhan Yusuf
August 16, 2023
3 Minute Read
An Interview with Farhan Yusuf, Frontier Health Markets Engage Chief of Party, Tanzania