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Style Matters: The Challenges of Communicating for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Sarah Linwick
December 8, 2023
7 Minute Read
Communicating inclusively is complicated yet crucial if we want to achieve sustainable change within our local communities and worldwide. Talking about how our style guides make us feel can help.
BiH Turizam, Selma and Life with Down Syndrome Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the internship opportunity.

Hiring Interns with Disabilities: Lessons in Inclusion from Development Project Offices

Rachel Chaikof | Ivan Plis
November 30, 2023
5 Minute Read
In honor of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, learn how two Chemonics project offices took important strides in disability inclusion through internships.
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Approaches for Building Investment Ecosystems in Africa: Lessons from Three Countries

Marissa Claudia Taylor
November 29, 2023
4 Minute Read
Establishing and cultivating resilient investment ecosystems is critical to enable sustained deal-making opportunities. This aligns closely with USAID’s priorities of addressing economic headwinds and promoting inclusive economic growth.
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Filling in the Gaps: Generating Evidence through Applied Research Investments

Jennifer Simpson | Nahro Matti | Katie Taylor
November 28, 2023
4 Minute Read
Chemonics’ Evidence & Learning for Scale (E&L4S) Awards seek to address USAID’s Learning Agenda questions through applied research. As the awarded proposals near the end of their study period, here is what we have learned so far.
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Applying the ‘Do No Harm’ Principle Through Informed Consent

Evis Farka Haake
November 21, 2023
3 Minute Read
Here are our recommendations on how to apply informed consent in complex environments, such as fragile and conflict-affected settings.

What’s Trending in the Rule of Law Sector

Tomas Bridle | Lejla Kolenovic Ismail | Neil Levine
November 15, 2023
4 Minute Read
Chemonics’ 7th annual Rule of Law Summit was a different kind of conference. We experimented with design and format to put learning at the center and fashioned a peer exchange that accelerated cross-project learning that is now on its way to implementation.