At Chemonics, we work to find and implement innovative projects that achieve development impact, committing to strategic partnerships that promote agricultural development, economic growth, and food security. As a result, local communities experience engaged market systems, enhanced resilience, increased incomes, and improved nutrition. Our work addresses food security for vulnerable populations, ensures improved livelihoods for smallholder farmers, and provides stable access to nutritious food. We support local agriculture leaders in guiding sustainable improvements and connect rural farmers with mobile banking services.
Agriculture and Food Security .
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Centering Youth in Green Workforce Development: Agriculture
Youth employment and entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector can provide direct career opportunities, promote positive economic outcomes along the agricultural value chain, and drive the adoption of climate-smart technologies.
USAID Rural Finance Initiative – Davivienda Agricultural Credit
USAID Colombia Rural Finance Initiative's work with rural Colombian client Davivienda, offering agricultural credit.
Empowering Women in Rural Khatlon, Tajikistan
The Feed the Future Tajikistan Land Market Development Activity seeks to improve the status of rural women in society by increasing the number of women heads of farms.
Farming Communities in Georgia
The USAID New Economic Opportunities project provided emergency relief to Georgian farmers affected by severe hailstorms and flooding . The project provided aid through animal feeding blocks, seedlings, and structure rehabilitation.
How do you transform agriculture in a country the size of Nigeria? A pioneering USAID project is paving the way with a private sector approach.
Agrikool Career Exhibition in Uganda
To expose Uganda’s growing youth population to agricultural career opportunities, Chemonics’ USAID Feed the Future Youth Leadership for Agriculture activity hosted a full-day agricultural career exhibition for more than 1,800 youth.
Growing Gold on Trees
With help from USAID, Pakistani farmers were able to increase the quality of their mango crops and receive the certification necessary to sell to international markets.
Berry Production in Bosnia
With assistance from the USAID and Sida joint Fostering Agriculture Markets Activity project, Amra Ugarak was able to start a berry production business and provide a better life for her family in Bosnia.
Interview with Eduard Shermadini
New Economic Opportunities' agricultural value chain initiatives along administrative boundary lines in Georgia can foster rural development and create local jobs.
Juan Baltasar Mejia Delgado
Deputy Chief of Party for Alliance for Root Causes and Opportunities Activity