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How a Global Video Challenge Inspires Collaboration and Learning

Sevag Ohanian
November 9, 2023
5 Minute Read
Chemonics’ Global MEL Video Challenge, an innovative initiative that fosters learning through annual video submissions, provides a platform for global teams to learn from each other.
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Thriving and Learning Amidst Adversity in Ukraine

Viktoriia Gultai | Crispin R Mbamba | Marie-Claire Tuzeneu
August 11, 2023
5 Minute Read
One of our projects in Ukraine is leveraging learning to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, demonstrating the possibility of harnessing knowledge sharing and conflict sensitivity analysis to achieve project results even during war.
Víctor discussing the challenges that ComGuaviare faces with representatives from the Chemonics team.

Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods in the Colombian Amazon

Alasdair Shott |
June 14, 2023
4 Minute Read
With deforestation rising and greenhouse gases at critical levels, the need to promote and strengthen more sustainable livelihoods in the Colombian Amazon is greater than ever.
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Targeting a Just Transition as We Invest In Our Planet

Tara Sabre Collier | Oliver Paynel |
April 20, 2023
5 Minute Read
Climate change and social inequality are two of the greatest challenges facing the world today. As we invest in our planet, the onus is upon us to ensure the flows of climate finance and corresponding policies don’t further widen inequality and erode economic justice.
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The War in Ukraine and the Future of Global Food Security

Garron Hansen | Tetyana Dudka
November 22, 2022
2 Minute Read
What bold choices and scalable changes can we make to potentially meet the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal 2: End Hunger? Today’s lessons from Ukraine and worldwide shed light on our global dual reality: There is hope — and the stakes have never been higher.
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Shifting the Lens for Resilient Development through the Whole-Farm Approach

Aldana Joel Canton
September 2, 2022
4 Minute Read
Chemonics’ Whole-Farm approach is a household-centric methodology that addresses multi-sectoral development objectives by treating smallholder farming as a family business and promoting an enabling market environment for the business to succeed.
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Creativity and Innovation Can Save the Day

Lauren Behr
April 21, 2022
5 Minute Read
Innovation & Investment Senior Advisor Lauren Behr discusses the urgency for innovation and the difficulty of scaling it to respond to today’s challenges on this World Creativity & Innovation Day.
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News: Chemonics Announces New Senior Vice President Garron Hansen

January 21, 2022
2 Minute Read
New Senior Vice President Garron Hansen brings his diverse experience to develop and expand the business strategy, management, and technical programming of Chemonics’ portfolio in West and Central Africa and Haiti.