Playing Matchmaker for Farmers and Buyers in Georgia
December 29, 2020
Georgian farmers struggled to sell crops to large-scale buyers. But a new matchmaking app connects farmers to buyers in the hospitality industry for bountiful results.
Relief Is Just an App Away in the Philippines
August 13, 2020
How does a country with a cash-based economy quickly provide subsidies during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown? In the Philippines, the government and the USAID E-PESO activity have collaborated with the private sector to create an app that provides fast financial relief to millions of people.
Beekeeping: A Sweet Solution for Rural Colombia
April 22, 2020
In rural Colombia, some communities are leaving unregulated gold mining for beekeeping and honey production to improve their health, livelihoods, and local ecosystems.
Unlocking Innovation in Pakistan’s Private Sector
November 15, 2019
In Pakistan, promising small and medium-sized enterprises are turning their innovative ideas into reality — and improving livelihoods — with a boost from a special grant fund.
A Dairy Revival in Ukraine
June 12, 2019
With enhanced access to laboratory, veterinary, and education services, Ukraine’s smallholder dairy farmers are elevating the quality of their products and tapping new markets.
Causing a Stir in Georgia
January 29, 2019
What if traditional family recipes could help catalyze broad-based economic growth and resilience?
Train a Woman, Train a Nation
March 12, 2018
A new approach to training farmers is creating jobs and increasing harvests in Uganda.
A Roadmap to Reform
January 29, 2018
In Kosovo and Vietnam, the World Bank’s Doing Business Report is providing a framework that helps governments reshape the private sector’s role in advocating for and promoting economic growth.
Creating Shared Value: An Interview with Gran Colombia Gold
September 6, 2017
Through USAID’s BioREDD+ project, Chemonics partnered with mining company Gran Colombia Gold to reduce illegal mining and improve the livelihoods of small miners in Colombia.
Growing Together in Colombia
September 5, 2017
Rural communities in Colombia have developed savings and loans plans that are funding and fueling small business growth.
Banking on Tourism in Jordan
February 23, 2017
With Sharia-compliant financing, small- and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Jordan can more easily access bank loans that are critical to economic growth.