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


October 10, 2019
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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
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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
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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.

The Problem with the Phrase ‘And Other Vulnerable Groups’

Shauna Caria | Anne Hayes
October 1, 2019
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Why is the phrase "and other vulnerable groups" so problematic? Chemonics' Shauna Caria and Inclusive Development Partners' Anne Hayes offer some key recommendations for both donors and implementing partners to ensure greater inclusion in our development programs.

3 Questions with Roula Moussa on Private Sector Engagement in Lebanon

Roula Moussa | Christy Sisko
September 26, 2019
4 Minute Read
After pitching and scaling a digital platform, Roula Moussa, CEO of Netways, shares insights on how the development community can better engage the private sector.

News: Chemonics Explores Practical Applications of Health Systems Thinking in Action


September 24, 2019
3 Minute Read
Chemonics hosted a two-part panel series exploring health systems thinking in global health programming. The first panel took a critical look at health systems thinking on March 14, 2019. The second panel, described below, explored the practical applications