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She Is an Agripreneur: Enabling Female Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness

Hailey Dougherty
October 22, 2019
4 Minute Read
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.
Susanna Mudge

News: Chemonics’ President and CEO Susanna Mudge Joins Women Leaders on Panel at Global Women’s Summit


October 18, 2019
2 Minute Read
Chemonics’ president and CEO Susanna Mudge participated in Foreign Policy’s inaugural global women’s summit, which highlighted women as positive change agents.
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Out and About: How to Create Responsive Security Resources for LGBTQ+ Travelers

Poulami Banerji | Adrián González | Christina Johnson
October 14, 2019
4 Minute Read
LGBTQ+ employee resource groups should collaborate with company security teams to minimize risk for traveling LGBTQ+ staff.

News: Chemonics’ Senior Vice President Melissa Scudo Gasmi Discusses Private Sector Engagement at CSIS Event


October 10, 2019
3 Minute Read
Senior Vice President Melissa Scudo Gasmi represented Chemonics at a Center for International and Strategic Studies panel focusing on the role of the private sector in development.
Ivonne Escobar of HRH2030 (right) poses with a group of ICBF social workers, after spending the day with them to evaluate their work in rural Colombian communities.

News: HRH2030’s Colombia Activity Wins USAID CLA Case Competition


October 9, 2019
2 Minute Read
The Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition recognizes USAID projects using a CLA approach to meet development objectives. This year, the Human Resources for Health in 2030 Program (HRH2030)’s Colombia activity earned the recognition.
Fisher harvesting aquatic plants on Inle Lake, Myanmar.

From Threat to Solution: Rethinking the Role of Communities in Nature Conservation

Michael Brown | Samantha Cheng | Jim Tolisano
October 8, 2019
2 Minute Read
What needs to change to create the conditions necessary for communities to pursue sustainability? Michael Brown, Samantha Cheng, and Jim Tolisano propose a two step solution.

Using Civic Justice to Disrupt Cycles of Violence: Lessons Learned from Mexico

José Lobo | Molly Burns
October 3, 2019
5 Minute Read
By addressing root causes, civic justice can prevent violence before it escalates. In Mexico, several municipalities are turning to this model to promote lawfulness, build trust, and counter violence.

How Can the Development Community Best Support PEPFAR’s Transition to Local Partnerships?

Brian Rettmann | Emma Dominguez
October 2, 2019
2 Minute Read
What does building resiliency in HIV programming mean? Chemonics' Brian Rettmann and Emma Dominguez explain why ensuring local partners have the data, capacity, and tools is critical to effectively managing and monitoring the HIV response.