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Cross-Sectoral Analysis Reveals Hidden Links to Youth Development

Ashley Hill | Katherine Centore | Andree’ Omoregbee
June 30, 2022
3 Minute Read
With the largest youth population in history at 2.4 billion, engaging young people in international development programming is critical in shaping their communities and the world.

Enhancing Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management for Improved Health Outcomes

Joyce Tobias
June 23, 2022
4 Minute Read
The development of strategies for optimal pharmaceutical supply chain management is important to establish secure and efficient procurement and delivery procedures for essential medicines, in the pharmaceutical sector for low-to-middle-income countries (LMICs).

A New Approach Towards Strengthening Local Capacity and Organizational Leadership

Djenie Danjoint | Sharon Bean |
June 22, 2022
4 Minute Read
Coaching is essential to breaking the endless cycle of training because it develops critical thinking and leadership skills, which build organizational health and resilience.

A Conversation with Anna Slother on Staff Care and Wellness in Conflict and Crisis

Anna Slother
June 8, 2022
5 Minute Read
Let's have a conversation with Chemonics' Executive Vice President Anna Slother about leading crisis responses in development, supporting and learning from colleagues in Ukraine and worldwide, and fostering a culture of staff wellness.
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Should Evaluators Take a Step Back? Enabling Frontline Staff to Lead the Learning Process

Niki Wood | Sarah Ghattass
May 30, 2022
6 Minute Read
“We must learn!” is a cry commonly heard on international development programs, often resulting in ineffective quarterly “pause and reflects” that occasionally include evidence. In an increasingly complex world, the development community must do better. Prioritizing the observations of frontline staff is crucial to actually learning so that we can adapt and improve programming.

Rethinking Technical Assistance in Rapidly Changing Socioeconomic Environments

Fares El Zein
May 12, 2022
5 Minute Read
The successful design and implementation of technical assistance in a rapidly changing socioeconomic environment is contingent upon participatory and systematic feedback mechanisms between implementing organizations and the communities they serve. In this blog, we share lessons from the Community Support Program in Lebanon.

3 Questions with Captain Amos Lee On Recruiting Veteran Talent in Development

Amos Lee
May 4, 2022
2 Minute Read
Our recent partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense’s SkillBridge program strengthens efforts to build a workforce that reflects Chemonics’ global presence and values. Specifically, we strive to support a workforce inclusive of the rich demographic, experiential, and cognitive diversity that individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces offer.