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A New Solution for Advancing Criminal Justice in Latin America

Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares
June 13, 2019
4 Minute Read
The impact investing model Pay for Success (PFS) has gained traction in the United States to support criminal justice-oriented programs. Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares asks: Shouldn’t the development community look more closely at PFS’ potential to achieve results in Latin America, too?

Building the Tech Workforce through Private Sector Engagement

Doina Nistor | Eileen Hoffman
May 31, 2019
4 Minute Read
In Moldova, the “golden triangle” of collaboration among industry, government, and academia is transforming the technology sector. Here’s the recipe for success from the Moldova Competitiveness Project.

3 Questions with Cynthia Steen on Transforming Moldova’s Agriculture Sector

Cynthia Steen
May 21, 2019
4 Minute Read
In Moldova, agricultural producers are diversifying their markets, while brokering new relationships and harnessing innovative technologies. Cynthia Steen discusses challenges and successes in this venture.

News: Moldova Competitiveness Project Selected as Digital Development Award Winner


January 2, 2019
2 Minute Read
The Digital Development Awards recognize USAID projects and activities that apply digital technologies and data-driven approaches to meet development objectives. This year, USAID recognizes the Moldova Competitiveness Project, implemented by Chemonics, for its use of technology to safeguard the country’s vineyards.
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Tracking Distortions Versus Designing for Disruption

Spencer Parsons
November 1, 2018
2 Minute Read
Humanitarian professionals track market distortions to try to mitigate their effects. Meanwhile, development practitioners have been known to design market disruptions to innovate. But, whether you’re tracking distortions or designing for disruptions, monitoring and evaluation are crucial.

Drones Present Modern Solution for Heritage Wine Industry

Olesea Galusca | Alexei Burciu
October 2, 2018
2 Minute Read
From detecting vine infection to providing more reliable data, pilot demonstrates the many ways drone technology can safeguard vineyards in Moldova and around the world.

News: Chemonics Gears Up for Major Conferences


September 25, 2018
3 Minute Read
Chemonics convenes its youth and economic experts for two major industry events: The Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) 2018 Summit and the Small Enterprise Evaluation Project (SEEP) Annual Conference.

Securing our Future: Partnerships for Youth

Prince Owusu
September 18, 2018
3 Minute Read
How can we use the resources of public-private partnerships to solve youth unemployment and position young people to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges – in agriculture, natural resources, tourism, and more?