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We Have the Tools to Reach “Zero Malaria” in Pregnancy

Leah Kellgren
April 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Malaria remains a global threat and pregnant women are especially vulnerable. There are measures we must take to ensure women no longer have to die in childbirth or fear the loss of another pregnancy because they are infected.
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Development Works Here with Dzenita Kolja

Dzenita Kolja
April 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
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Stop, Look, and Listen! Preventing Recruitment of Youth into Illicit Activities in Southern Colombia

Cameron Berkuti | Christina Schultz | Diana Acuña | Juan Pablo Castaño | ​Kelly Brooks | Susan Kemp
April 18, 2019
2 Minute Read
As development practitioners, we tend to rush in with solutions to deal with complex problems. But, acknowledging problem complexity means we need to step back and give ourselves room to figure out how to achieve sustainable impact.

News: Chemonics Tackles High-Priority Global Education Issues at CIES 2019


April 15, 2019
2 Minute Read
This week, Chemonics presents at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) on sustainable education in conflict zones, early grade reading, book supply chain, and data- and technology-driven approaches to education.

Disability Measurement Challenges: Not an Excuse to Delay Inclusive Education

Paige Morency Notario
April 11, 2019
5 Minute Read
As development professionals, we often get waylaid by measurement challenges in our pursuit of disability-inclusive education. Paige Morency Notario reminds us that when it comes to meeting students’ needs, it’s better to start somewhere than not to start at all.

Harnessing Technology to Address Gross Human Rights Violations

Patricio Toussaint
April 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
To hold government accountable, CSOs must go beyond traditional efforts to combat human rights violations by collaborating with others, including the information and communications technology sector, to maximize their impact.
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Good, Cheap, Fast – Pick Two

Chris Gegenheimer | Leslie Sage
April 3, 2019
1 Minute Read
Not every context is right for an off-the-shelf software solution. Just because a product exists, it doesn’t mean the collaboration with a vendor will be successful. Chris Gegenheimer shares a few key factors for success from an implementer’s perspective.

When Projects Close: Lessons Learned from an Ex-Post Study

Ilisa Gertner | Caryl Merten
March 29, 2019
4 Minute Read
An ex-post study of project impact can inform future programming and validate development approaches. But, what factors should implementors consider when planning such studies? Ilisa Gertner and Caryl Merten share their recent ex-post experience.

3 Questions with Robyn Tompkins on Planning Strategically for WASH in Botswana

Robyn Tompkins
March 22, 2019
4 Minute Read
On World Water Day, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) specialist Robyn Tompkins discusses Botswana’s journey toward secure, clean, and accessible water resources for its people.