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A Heat Power Station in Kyiv, Ukraine

Transforming Ukraine’s District Heating: Technology to the Rescue

Rick Whitaker, Senior Advisor, Energy, Chemonics International | Jim Lyon PE, US Decarbonization Lead – Built Environment, AECOM
February 22, 2024
5 Minute Read
New technology, such as heat pumps, has the potential to transform Ukraine’s outdated District Heating infrastructure into modern, efficient, sustainable, equitable, and resilient systems.
The Tajik Deputy Minister of Education and Science Abdulzoda presents a traditional Chakan embroidery to the principal of No. 2 Sagarejo Nugzar Chanturia Public School following a school visit.

Study Exchange Visits: Embracing an Impactful Opportunity

Jackson Wu-Pong
December 15, 2023
< 1 Minute Read
In a blog originally written for the Basic Education Coalition, we unpacked how Study Exchange Visits can be an effective way of increasing collaboration, sharing learning, and improving development outcomes.
BiH Turizam, Selma and Life with Down Syndrome Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the internship opportunity.

Hiring Interns with Disabilities: Lessons in Inclusion from Development Project Offices

Rachel Chaikof | Ivan Plis
November 30, 2023
5 Minute Read
In honor of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, learn how two Chemonics project offices took important strides in disability inclusion through internships.
education school computer network technology concept illustration

How a Global Video Challenge Inspires Collaboration and Learning

Sevag Ohanian
November 9, 2023
5 Minute Read
Chemonics’ Global MEL Video Challenge, an innovative initiative that fosters learning through annual video submissions, provides a platform for global teams to learn from each other.
A purple ribbon and the text 'Stop Violence' on a piece of paper, on a dark gray rustic wooden surface.

Deconstructing Ingrained Patriarchal Attitudes in the Western Balkans One Individual at a Time

Bilsana Bibic | Jeta Pajaziti Doli
October 16, 2023
4 Minute Read
How can we combat SGBV by deconstructing patriarchal attitudes? Chemonics UK's WBROLI project explores in this blog.
Fishermen of Ataúro engaged in their core livelihood activity.

The Next Global Shock: Will Tourism Be Ready?

Liz Keller
September 27, 2023
4 Minute Read
Four actionable recommendations to increase the resiliency of an inclusive, sustainable tourism sector.
The back of a woman who is putting up a poster on water use against a brick wall.

Redefining Safe Water: A Holistic Approach to WASH

Carrie Schwartz
August 28, 2023
5 Minute Read
Expanding the definition of “safe” water, sanitation, and hygiene will ensure a more holistic approach that prioritizes secure and safe services for all.