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Panel of people involved with the Higala launch

Chemonics and Talino Launch New Fintech Solution for the Unbanked in the Philippines

April 29, 2024
3 Minute Read
Higala is a new cutting-edge inclusive instant payment system that will ultimately make digital transactions more accessible and affordable for rural banks and their customers in the Philippines.
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.
A woman in a store in the Philippines holds up a sign advertising mobile payments

Making Central Bank Digital Currencies Work for Development

Daniel Kim | Eugénie Lund-Simon
October 7, 2022
5 Minute Read
Digital currencies have the potential to make a lasting impact on global development by being more inclusive and secure.
Three women standing in a forest and looking at a smartphone.

Global Change Requires Local Leadership

April 11, 2022
< 1 Minute Read
Building sustainable development solutions with local communities’ experience and knowledge at their foundations.
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3 Building Blocks for Mobilizing Inclusive Climate Finance

Kerry Dittmeier | Branden Ryan | Jafar Shami
February 2, 2022
5 Minute Read
During a time when the private sector acknowledges the economic impact of climate change, international development partners must commit to easing bottlenecks that prevent corporate participation from mobilizing towards climate solutions. These building blocks highlight methods to incentivize private sector investment in inclusive climate action.
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.