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Best of the Blog 2023

January 2, 2024
2 Minute Read
In 2023, Chemonics’ blog readers showed interest in deepening inclusivity in development and strengthening the vital systems all communities need, including health, water security, and education.
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Addressing the Root Causes of Irregular Migration from Central America

Tatiana Ramos Maza
December 20, 2023
< 1 Minute Read
Through a mutually reinforcing collaboration between the U.S. and Mexican governments, we aim to address the root causes of irregular migration from Central America.
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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.

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.
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Rooting Out Systemic Corruption in Latin America Through Partnership

Lejla Kolenovic Ismail | Paola Barragan
June 21, 2023
3 Minute Read
Partnerships between governments, citizens, and donors have an important role to play in rooting out corruption.
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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.