Final Report: Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program (GIG)

This final report highlights the Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program, aimed at strengthening governance, expanding access to quality higher education, addressing threats to health and the environment, and improving opportunities for vulnerable groups. The report discusses the program’s continuous, adaptive technical assistance and summarizes GIG’s successes and lessons learned for program design. It also…

UNGC Communication on Progress: January 2021

Chemonics is proud to be a member of the United Nations General Compact (UNGC), a global movement of companies that have committed to proactive and ethical business practices. The UNGC Communication on Progress is a yearly publication that details the steps that Chemonics has taken towards upholding the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and…

Final Report: Kosovo Partnerships for Development

The Kosovo Partnerships for Development (KPD) project’s final report covers how it implemented its scope of work by completing significant reform-driven initiatives. These objectives were to improve the business environment and the implementation of construction reforms, and to enhance the country’s macroeconomic stability and public financial management (PFM) at the central and local level. Despite…

Politics and Gender: Maintaining Women’s Meaningful Participation in Afghanistan

Afghanistan stands on the brink of a historic peace deal with the Taliban. However, with a peace deal comes the prospect of incorporating the Taliban into the formal structures of governance. And with a unified government, questions emerge about the impact of such governance on women’s rights. Over the past 20 years, the United States…

Final Report: South Africa Low Emissions Development Program

This final report summarizes the achievements and outcomes of the South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) Program. This project worked with municipalities to provide targeted technical assistance to develop LED projects, build capacity and create an enabling environment for LED at the sub-national level to produce sustainable results. Focused on helping South African municipalities move…

The Public Procurement Blogger

This success story highlights the unique work of the Transparent Public Investment (TPI) Project in Lambayeque, Peru and the efforts of a local journalist fighting corruption through investigative blogging. The program and the Lambayeque College of Journalists co-developed a course that provides training for journalists in the region who are interested in pursuing investigative journalism.

Between Efficiency and Transparency in Public Expenditure in Times of COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, the Transparent Public Investment project has had to adapt to the online environment of disseminating information and encouraging dialogue through webinars and virtual meetings. As such, this success story effectively highlights the unique relationship between the Transparent Public Investment project and the Peruvian Ministry of Health (MINSA).

Preparing for the New Normal: Adapting Health Supply Chains to COVID-19 and Beyond

COVID-19 has caused major disruptions to health supply chains around the world. During this webinar, a diverse panel of experts shared their insights on crucial considerations governments, aid agencies, and implementing partners must take in the following areas: 1) Adjusting countries’ procurement processes to respond to the stresses to global supply chains brought on by…

Transparent Public Investment Project Overview

The Transparent Public Investment project’s brochure explores the purpose, objectives, and main outcomes of the project. Centered on the integrity network approach, the TPI project engages the private sector, the Peruvian government, and civil society in dialogue to improve transparency and accountability practices for public procurement.

Lessons Learned on Scaling Aflasafe Through Commercialization in Sub-Saharan Africa

This strategic brief is an overview of lessons learned on scaling Aflasafe through commercialization in sub-Saharan Africa. The resource describes that challenges to scale-up include low awareness, inadequate market incentives, and poorly enforced policies. It also gives an overview of the five-phase “science to scale” process, and how this was implemented in-country. Finally, the brief…

Our Journey from Incubation to Market: Status of Aflasafe Commercialization in Africa

Aflasafe requires an innovative approach for technology transfer and commercialization. This brief reviews the five steps to Aflasafe’s commercialization, provides an overview of country progress, and describes where Aflasafe has successfully been commercialized on the African continent as of November 2019. The brief also discusses challenges encountered, lessons learned, and next steps for Aflasafe expansion…

Increasing Youth Engagement in the Public Health Supply Chain Workforce

This webinar, presented at SAPICS 2020, discusses inclusion of youth-centered programming across global health supply chains. Panelists highlight the importance of workforce training programs that combine skills development with on-the-job training and support. Panelists share their experiences from various global health supply chain projects, highlighting the benefits of youth capacity building when enhancing supply chain…