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When Projects Close: Lessons Learned from an Ex-Post Study

Ilisa Gertner | Caryl Merten
March 29, 2019
4 Minute Read
An ex-post study of project impact can inform future programming and validate development approaches. But, what factors should implementors consider when planning such studies? Ilisa Gertner and Caryl Merten share their recent ex-post experience.
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News: Chemonics’ Senior Vice President Philip DeCosse Discusses Food Security and Resilience in Nigeria at CSIS Event


February 14, 2019
2 Minute Read
Senior Vice President Philip DeCosse represented Chemonics at Center for Strategic and International Studies’ event launching report on food and nutrition security in Nigeria.

Increasing Resiliency in the Face of Disaster: Four Best Practices

Giuliana Canessa Walker
September 20, 2018
4 Minute Read
How can implementing partners and international NGOs help countries establish a solid foundation to prepare for, respond to, and rebuild after disasters? When it comes to increasing resilience, these four practices are a good place to start.

A Resilience Sentinel Network for the Horn of Africa

Philip DeCosse
September 4, 2018
3 Minute Read
How can we address urgent challenges to food security and measure resilience to shocks in the horn of Africa? Philip DeCosse looks at the possibility of building a "resilience sentinel network."

From Trickle to Flood: How Water Extremes Can Impact Health

Wan Lee
July 10, 2018
3 Minute Read
Fluctuations in water availability caused by climate change can have huge public health ramifications. In this blog post, Wan Lee argues that sometimes the solutions to these burdens can be found outside the health sector.
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4 Chances to Swallow Our Pride and Learn from Failure

Stacy Edgar | Frenki Kozeli
October 31, 2017
4 Minute Read
How can we own up to our mistakes and avoid falling into the same traps in the future? Stacy Edgar and Frenki Kozeli share four tips.

Bringing Climate Science into Development Planning

Flora Lindsay-Herrera
January 5, 2017
2 Minute Read
New, easy-to-digest climate risk profiles help development practitioners integrate climate adaptation into programs across sectors.

5 Considerations for Measuring Resilience

Kristin Dreiling
June 14, 2016
3 Minute Read
Following the Adaptation Futures Conference, Kristin Dreiling discusses principles to keep in mind when measuring resilience.