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Rethinking Technical Assistance in Rapidly Changing Socioeconomic Environments

Fares El Zein
May 12, 2022
5 Minute Read
The successful design and implementation of technical assistance in a rapidly changing socioeconomic environment is contingent upon participatory and systematic feedback mechanisms between implementing organizations and the communities they serve. In this blog, we share lessons from the Community Support Program in Lebanon.

3 Questions with Captain Amos Lee On Recruiting Veteran Talent in Development

Amos Lee
May 4, 2022
2 Minute Read
Our recent partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense’s SkillBridge program strengthens efforts to build a workforce that reflects Chemonics’ global presence and values. Specifically, we strive to support a workforce inclusive of the rich demographic, experiential, and cognitive diversity that individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces offer.

Advancing Bed Net Coverage for Malaria Vector Control: Lessons from DRC

Ruphin Mulongo | Carey Walovich | Charlotte Follari | Djenie Danjoint
April 25, 2022
4 Minute Read
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo , through the USAID End Malaria Project, we have employed several successful approaches to ensure the best outcomes in vector control.
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World Malaria Day: Advancing Equity, Building Resilience, Ending Malaria


April 22, 2022
< 1 Minute Read
On World Malaria Day, we join the global community call for keeping malaria high on the global health agenda to advance its vision of a world without malaria.

Creativity and Innovation Can Save the Day

Lauren Behr
April 21, 2022
5 Minute Read
Innovation & Investment Senior Advisor Lauren Behr discusses the urgency for innovation and the difficulty of scaling it to respond to today’s challenges on this World Creativity & Innovation Day.
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How Can Researchers Better Navigate the Profits and Perils of Satellite and Open-Source Investigations?

Dr. Mette Bastholm Jensen
April 19, 2022
2 Minute Read
Satellite and open-source data are revolutionising research on conflicts, particularly those in remote, hard-to-access regions. But these fast-accelerating research methods come with their own set of risks and require careful handling.

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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Why Building Strong Local Finance Skills and Systems is Key to Making Good on the Glasgow Climate Pact

Oliver Ellis | Ashish Rauniar
March 10, 2022
4 Minute Read
COP26 saw record levels of capital pledged toward combatting the effects of climate change in countries like Nepal. If the global community is to achieve shared climate goals, we must build up the people and systems responsible for turning those commitments into constructive action.

Going Beyond Barriers to Break the Bias: A Celebration for International Women’s Day

Catherine Kannam
March 8, 2022
4 Minute Read
On International Women’s Day, Chemonics’ Chief Operating Officer, Catherine Kannam reflects on how Chemonics is breaking the bias through promoting gender equality globally and fostering an inclusive work culture.