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Chemonics International and EPRI Collaborate to Drive Clean Energy Innovation Around the World


September 2, 2021
2 Minute Read
A new agreement between Chemonics International and the Electric Power Research Institute will support the modernization of electric systems in emerging markets and respond to critical needs across the globe.

3 Questions with Chris Perine on Climate Solutions for a Changing Planet

Christopher Perine
August 27, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
What priorities should the global development community focus on to combat the climate crisis? Chris Perine shares three ideas in this video series.
Matthew Mendis at a conference

Development Works Here with Matthew Mendis

Matthew Mendis
August 18, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
Participants in USAID's Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity in Uganda.

All Hands on Deck: Furthering Youth Engagement in Climate Mitigation

Katherine Centore | Hailey Dougherty | Ashley Hill | Edward Hoyt | Greg Minnick
August 11, 2021
5 Minute Read
As we celebrate International Youth Day, how can global development amplify youth voices and action as an integral part of fighting the climate crisis.

Are Climate Programs the Most Effective Use of Climate Funding?

Brian App
July 29, 2021
4 Minute Read
What are the most effective programmatic options to address climate objectives: climate programs, climate components, or climate mainstreaming? Brian App explores each and argues which may be the best option.

Combating Climate Change with Data-Driven Development


July 9, 2021
2 Minute Read
This article, originally published in Foreign Policy, explores how leading edge data tools will shape the future of climate change-resistant development projects.
A group of young people walk along a sea wall in Tarawa, Kiribati.

Why Glasgow’s Climate Talks Should Warm to Resettlement for Small Island States

Kristen Donnelly
June 3, 2021
4 Minute Read
Rising sea levels brought about by global warming endanger climate-vulnerable islands. The enormity of the practical, psychological, and political challenges surrounding moving entire communities is sinking planned relocation efforts. Policymakers need logistical and strategic support, to share knowledge, and work with neighboring states to prioritize and initiate resettlement planning, argues Kristen Donnelly.

From the Highlands to the Deltas: Why We Need Integrated Water Security Programming

Brian App
February 11, 2021
5 Minute Read
Integrating water supply, sanitation, and hygiene development efforts with work in livelihoods, watershed management, and biodiversity conservation results in improved outcomes for each sector. Brian App shares key lessons from projects in southern Africa.