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Garron Hansen

News: Chemonics Welcomes New Agriculture and Food Security Practice Director


March 21, 2019
2 Minute Read
Garron Hansen will lead Chemonics’ efforts to facilitate inclusive market system development while improving nutrition outcomes and climate-smart agriculture practices.

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?

News: Four Innovations for Market Systems and Youth Enterprise Development


April 30, 2018
3 Minute Read
Chemonics recently held an innovation contest to identify cutting-edge models for market systems and youth enterprise development. From robotics to river transport, the four winning models offer unique solutions from all corners of the globe to harness the power of youth and improve market systems.
Dried fruit from Afghanistan.

5 Ways to Increase Afghan Exports

Daniel Vose | Shoukat Khurram
April 24, 2018
3 Minute Read
Exports are a promising opportunity to improve Afghanistan's economy. Here are five strategies to bolster Afghanistan’s exports to India, countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and beyond.
A youth holding money

Investing in Youth Entrepreneurs: De-Risking a Risky Business

Fiona Whitefield
January 4, 2018
4 Minute Read
Youth entrepreneurs have called for more access to capital, but these investments are inherently risky. How can we reduce the risks associated with investing in youth entrepreneurs? Fiona Whitefield poses two solutions.

News: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism


November 10, 2017
3 Minute Read
From November 27 to 29, Chemonics joins the U.N. World Tourism Organization, the Jamaican Ministry of Tourism, the World Bank Group, and others in Jamaica to discuss the continued importance of developing partnerships for sustainable tourism and development.