Chemonics News and Blog

Filter by:
Display:

To submit media inquiries or request access to one of our specialists for a possible speaking engagement, please email media@chemonics.com.


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.

Creativity and Innovation Can Save the Day

Lauren Behr
April 21, 2022
5 Minute Read
Innovation & Investment Senior Advisor Lauren Behr discusses the urgency for innovation and the difficulty of scaling it to respond to today’s challenges on this World Creativity & Innovation Day.

Global Change Requires Local Leadership


April 11, 2022
< 1 Minute Read
Building sustainable development solutions with local communities’ experience and knowledge at their foundations.

Next-Generation Urban WASH Requires Transparent, Innovative Governance

Barbara Rossmiller | Stephen Dunn | Sharon Van Pelt
August 4, 2021
5 Minute Read
Effective governance underpins equitable and efficient service delivery. Explore how developing new and improved methods of governance is critical to addressing the growing challenge of urbanization.

3 Questions with Dany Khy on Chemonics’ New Center for Private Sector Engagement

Dany Khy
February 25, 2021
4 Minute Read
As Chemonics launches its Center for Private Sector Engagement, its director Dany Khy shares our goals, approaches, and challenges for partnerships during the pandemic and beyond.

Voices from Our Projects: Critical Skills for Private Sector Engagement

Julian Guelig | Frenki Kozeli | Jessica Soto | Gabriela Posada | Oscar Jacob
November 5, 2020
5 Minute Read
Experts from our projects across Latin America offer tips and insights about critical skills needed for effective private sector engagement.

Moving Past the Discussion Table: 3 Methods for Operationalizing Private Sector Partnerships

Julian Guelig | Dany Khy | Frenki Kozeli
July 28, 2020
5 Minute Read
You have the private sector partner at the table, but what happens next? Frenki Kozeli, Julian Guelig, and Dany Khy share three approaches to forming private sector engagement partnerships that can be replicated and tailored across development contexts.

The Work You May Not Know You’re Doing and How To Do It Better

Heather Seeley
June 30, 2020
5 Minute Read
Stacia George and Heather Seeley explore why security sector reform is key to every development project, how you may be enacting reform without knowing it, and how to do more to integrate best practices into your project for more effective and just security sector wherever you work.

News: Chemonics’ Senior Vice President Melissa Scudo Gasmi Discusses Private Sector Engagement at CSIS Event


October 10, 2019
3 Minute Read
Senior Vice President Melissa Scudo Gasmi represented Chemonics at a Center for International and Strategic Studies panel focusing on the role of the private sector in development.