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3 Questions with Mohammed Almuathny on The Power of Local Roots when Building Resilience

Mohammed Almuathny, Grant Officer, DCEO |
July 14, 2023
3 Minute Read
Mohammed Almuathny explains why his work implementing grants on the Iraq Durable Communities and Economic Opportunities (DCEO) project is made more impactful and personally fulfilling through his connection to the local community.
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.
Women working in a cornfield.

Invest in Emerging Economies to Protect Our Future

Jamey Butcher
April 20, 2023
< 1 Minute Read
Chemonics' CEO and president Jamey Butcher penned an article for Fast Company about emerging and frontier economies and their role in the game-changing solutions needed to unlock creative problem-solving to tackle the global crises of our times.
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News: Chemonics Returns to Global Innovation Lab to Empower 1,000 Young Change-Makers to Save the Planet

December 15, 2022
3 Minute Read
Global development firm enables next-gen talents to develop and scale more than 200 sustainable, social, and environmental solutions that focus on achieving the UNs Sustainable Development Goals.
Five people posing for a photo with a large poster similar to a check that reads "UNLEASH 2022 Regional Innovation Lab; Most Scalable solution; Pay 1 year in-kind support; Loo Poop."

News: Chemonics Empowers Young Innovators at Arctic Circle

September 6, 2022
2 Minute Read
Development company supports regional innovation lab in Greenland for next-gen Arctic Circle and Nordic change-makers to address climate and sustainability issues at the community level.
Two young women holding paper birds are part of a performance portraying life inside a forest, in front of the audience attending the launch event of the USAID Ecosystems/Protibesh Activity.

Enabling the Changemakers: Youth in a Just, Green Transition

Ashley Hill | Hailey Dougherty | Andree’ Omoregbee
August 12, 2022
5 Minute Read
Chemonics and Unbounded Associates launch new research and resources on centering youth in green workforce development initiatives.
A man kneeling beside several potted plants and trimming their leaves.

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.