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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 Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Jordan – Reflecting and Learning

Akanshya Gurung
September 18, 2023
5 Minute Read
How can we ensure sustainability for the Women, Peace and Security agenda in Jordan? Chemonics UK reflects and learns from Jordanian experts.
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.
Image of a girl in a classroom in Syria.

Unlocking Resilience: The Journey of a Trauma-Informed Education in Northwest Syria

Reham Jabbar
August 22, 2023
4 Minute Read
Chemonics UK drew from its experiences with fragile and conflict-affected communities worldwide to support potentially trauma-affected individuals in Northwest Syria through its Syria Education Programme.
Landscape picture of the Old Town of Sana'a, Yemen.

The Yemen International Forum: A Space for Constructive Dialogue and Opportunities

Ahmed Al Khameri
July 31, 2023
5 Minute Read
Chemonics UK’s Ahmed Al Khameri, Team Leader for The Yemen Support Fund, participated at this year’s Yemen International Forum. In this blog, he shares his insights.

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.
A young woman wearing a head scarf sits in front of a computer and turns to face the camera

Workforce Development for a Resilient Future

Nataly Cruz-Castillo
June 23, 2023
4 Minute Read
By 2050, the United Nations estimates at least 47 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania, Northern Africa, and Western Asia will experience a 62 percent increase in their youth population, accounting for more than 150 million additional youth that will be entering the global workforce.
Green watercolor of roots growing underground.

3 Questions with Sadiki Laiser on Taking Local Action to Respect the Ocean

Sadiki Lotha Laiser
June 8, 2023
3 Minute Read
Chemonics’ chief of party on the USAID Heshimu Bahari Activity discusses the path that brought him home to lead an all-Tanzanian team to protect the ocean's resources.
Image showing the rubble of destroyed houses due to the war in Taiz, Yemen.

Incentivising and Stabilising a Peace Process Through Sensitive and Responsive Programming

Ahmed Al Khameri
May 18, 2023
6 Minute Read
How challenging is conflict resolution in Yemen? Chemonics UK's Yemen Support Fund (YSF) project explores why now is a critical moment for Yemen.