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Navigating Enterprise-Destroying Pitfalls in SME Assistance

Daniel Kim | Jafar Shami
February 1, 2022
5 Minute Read
Jafar Shami and Daniel Kim share three common pitfalls when delivering assistance to SMEs and in response, offer actionable solutions and tools to support inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

The Case for Youth Engagement in the Program Design Process

Katherine Centore | Ashwin Suryavanshi
January 20, 2021
5 Minute Read
The development community cannot effectively design and implement programs for youth without youth at the table. Here are a few approaches to doing just that.

News: USAID Awards “Digis” to Two Projects Implemented by Chemonics


October 22, 2020
2 Minute Read
USAID awards recognize the Human Resources for Health in 2030 program and the Pakistan Small and Medium Enterprise Activity for using technology to “sustain open, secure, and inclusive digital ecosystems and improve measurable development and humanitarian-assistance outcomes on a large scale.”
Attendees of the 2019 UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab cheer during a general session.

3 Lessons for Empowering Youth to Drive Sustainable Change Through Innovation

Lauren Behr
October 14, 2020
5 Minute Read
Youth empowerment through social innovation and entrepreneurship has incredible potential to solve problems at a grassroots level if youth are given robust platforms to connect and act.

She Is an Agripreneur: Enabling Female Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness

Hailey Dougherty
October 22, 2019
4 Minute Read
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.

News: Building Resilience Through Market Systems: Chemonics Presents at SEEP 2019


October 21, 2019
2 Minute Read
From October 21 to 23, Chemonics experts are participating in the SEEP Network Annual Conference, leading peer learning sessions on financial inclusion and resilience.

3 Questions with Roula Moussa on Private Sector Engagement in Lebanon

Roula Moussa | Christy Sisko
September 26, 2019
5 Minute Read
After pitching and scaling a digital platform, Roula Moussa, CEO of Netways, shares insights on how the development community can better engage the private sector.