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Flying the Last Mile — Integrating Cargo Drones into Health Supply Chains

Manisha Aryal | Scott Dubin
November 12, 2019
2 Minute Read
Are drones the key to moving life-saving supplies, picking up lab samples for diagnosis, and even testing results on return flights? Manisha Aryal and Scott Dubin share insights.

An Argument for Inclusive Stabilization

Catherine Kannam
November 7, 2019
2 Minute Read
How can organizations target the challenges specifically facing minority communities while ensuring efforts contribute to the cohesion and stability of the whole society? Catherine Kannam shares four best practices.

Ready. Set. Prepared: How the One Health Approach Strengthens National Epidemic Response

Grace Tran
November 4, 2019
4 Minute Read
A unilateral sector approach is insufficient in the face of epidemics that don’t respect borders or species. USAID’s HRH2030 One Health activity facilitates multisectoral coordination and collaboration to increase local capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to epidemic threats.

Development Works Here with Muhammad Tariq

Muhammad Tariq
October 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.

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.
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Out and About: How to Create Responsive Security Resources for LGBTQ+ Travelers

Poulami Banerji | Adrián González | Christina Johnson
October 14, 2019
4 Minute Read
LGBTQ+ employee resource groups should collaborate with company security teams to minimize risk for traveling LGBTQ+ staff.
Fisher harvesting aquatic plants on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

From Threat to Solution: Rethinking the Role of Communities in Nature Conservation

Michael Brown | Samantha Cheng | Jim Tolisano
October 8, 2019
2 Minute Read
What needs to change to create the conditions necessary for communities to pursue sustainability? Michael Brown, Samantha Cheng, and Jim Tolisano propose a two step solution.

Using Civic Justice to Disrupt Cycles of Violence: Lessons Learned from Mexico

José Lobo | Molly Burns
October 3, 2019
5 Minute Read
By addressing root causes, civic justice can prevent violence before it escalates. In Mexico, several municipalities are turning to this model to promote lawfulness, build trust, and counter violence.

How Can the Development Community Best Support PEPFAR’s Transition to Local Partnerships?

Brian Rettmann | Emma Dominguez
October 2, 2019
2 Minute Read
What does building resiliency in HIV programming mean? Chemonics' Brian Rettmann and Emma Dominguez explain why ensuring local partners have the data, capacity, and tools is critical to effectively managing and monitoring the HIV response.