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Decarbonizing Power Sectors in Emerging Markets Begins with Better Energy Governance

Edward Hoyt
June 16, 2021
4 Minute Read
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electricity production in rapidly growing economies in Asia will depend on changes in the way the region’s power sectors are overseen and regulated.
A survey team of Al-Dhulail municipality in Jordan take precise measurements for the area of Wadi Al-Dhulail for their Master Development Plan, which is being developed jointly with the municipalities of Al-Hallabat and Al-Khalidiyah in cooperation with the Jordan CITIES project.

3 Lessons from Jordan on Using Asset and Liability Management to Encourage Local Economic Development

Lance Morrell | Mohammad Alamoush | Luke Waggoner
June 7, 2021
5 Minute Read
Sharp increases in population growth globally are stretching local governments tasked with providing services to their constituents. How can municipalities pay for this dramatic increase in service and the infrastructure needed to attract new businesses and spark local economic development?
A group of young people walk along a sea wall in Tarawa, Kiribati.

Why Glasgow’s Climate Talks Should Warm to Resettlement for Small Island States

Kristen Donnelly
June 3, 2021
4 Minute Read
Rising sea levels brought about by global warming endanger climate-vulnerable islands. The enormity of the practical, psychological, and political challenges surrounding moving entire communities is sinking planned relocation efforts. Policymakers need logistical and strategic support, to share knowledge, and work with neighboring states to prioritize and initiate resettlement planning, argues Kristen Donnelly.

Chemonics, Vkursi Agro Earn Top Honors at SID-W Innovation Competition


June 1, 2021
2 Minute Read
Start-up’s online financing platform for Ukrainian farmers navigates two rounds of judging to snag award for “most creative and compelling innovative work.”

News: Chemonics and Howard University Launch Pharmacy Practice Fellowship


May 17, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
The new Pharmacy Practice Fellowship can diversify the talent pool of pharmaceutical professionals and help improve pharmaceutical management around the world.
A clarifier at a wastewater treatment facility in South Africa.

Working the System for Improved Water and Sanitation Services

Michael Ashford
May 10, 2021
4 Minute Read
If we aspire to meet the global goal of “availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all,” it’s imperative that we view our water and sanitation systems holistically and stop creating solutions for those systems’ discrete parts.

Going the Extra Mile to Reach the Last Mile

Bongisiwe Mosekoa | Fikreslassie Alemu Kibret | Rachel Chaikof | Branden Ryan
May 6, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
Two supply chain experts in Africa share strategies they've applied to build stronger, resilient, and inclusive health supply chains that expand last mile delivery to traditionally underserved populations.