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Chemonics UK awarded a place on all seven High Value Lots of the Global Development Delivery Framework

March 4, 2024
2 Minute Read
The UK Government’s Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) operates the Global Development Delivery (GDD) Framework as a procurement vehicle for international development services across seven technical fields.
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Leveraging Climate Action to Address Sources of Instability in Iraq

Wud Salam | Saeed Uri
December 12, 2023
5 Minute Read
Iraq is witnessing climate-driven displacement and conflict due to competition over resources in more water-scarce parts of the country.
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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.
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3 Questions with Sadiki Laiser on Taking Local Action to Respect the Ocean

Sadiki Lotha Laiser
June 8, 2023
3 Minute Read
Chemonics’ chief of party on the USAID Heshimu Bahari Activity discusses the path that brought him home to lead an all-Tanzanian team to protect the ocean's resources.
Achini Wijesinghe walks during her graduation from Colorado College

Development Works Here with Achini Wijesinghe

Achini Wijesinghe
May 5, 2023
< 1 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
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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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3 Questions with Barbara Rossmiller on Responsive Development in the Water Sector

Barbara Rossmiller
April 5, 2023
3 Minute Read
Our senior advisor for water and sustainable cities programs reflects on the importance of sustainability, inclusion, and a cross-sectoral approach in implementing effective water and sanitation programs.
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News: Chemonics Setting Science-Based Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

January 31, 2023
2 Minute Read
Chemonics announces its commitment to set company-wide emission reductions in line with climate science with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
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Enabling Net Zero Markets: Greening Public Financial Management

Daniel Kim
December 20, 2022
< 1 Minute Read
A nation’s ability to mobilize resources to combat and cope with climate change is primarily constrained by its resources and financial capacity, which vary dramatically across developing contexts.