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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.

Equipping for Expected and…Unexpected Outcomes: The Convergence of Economic Growth and Governance

David Anderson | Curtis Hundley |
August 15, 2018
3 Minute Read
Complex problems require complex solutions, but how do we design and manage cross-sectoral projects? David Anderson and Curtis Hundley discuss how a project in Vietnam got it right.

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.

News: Chemonics Helps Foster Economic Opportunity at the India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show

September 27, 2017
2 Minute Read
At the Passage to Prosperity: India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show, exporters and investors come together to establish productive business relationships, broker deals, and strengthen the region’s overall economy.

News: Chemonics’ E-Payment Activities in Afghanistan

September 25, 2017
3 Minute Read
Chemonics debunks myths and shows progress implementing an e-payment system to improve the business climate in Afghanistan.

Tourism Can Be an Engine of Economic Growth — If It’s Done Right

Preston Motes | Anna Lynott
August 3, 2017
3 Minute Read
Tourism has the potential to create significant growth, but how can we ensure local communities receive a share of the profits? Preston Motes and Anna Lynott tackle this question and more.

3 Questions with Tracy Shanks: Lighting the Investment Spark

Tracy Shanks
May 23, 2017
4 Minute Read
Tracy Shanks discusses bringing Stevia to the European market, using the World Bank Doing Business indicators in Palestine, and operating in challenging environments.