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Laying a Blueprint for Municipal Public-Private Energy Partnerships

Melusile Ndlovu | Suzi Kondic
February 7, 2019
3 Minute Read
South Africa has committed to clean energy goals, but its municipalities must follow a detailed regulatory process for advancing public-private partnerships (PPPs). Melusile Ndlovu and Suzi Kondic share how one project is navigating this process, unlocking the power of PPPs for renewable energy.

Sequencing for Success in Blended Finance Solutions

Christy Sisko | Charlie Smith
December 12, 2018
5 Minute Read
How can implementers use blended finance to mobilize capital? Chemonics and LixCap share their experiences with sequencing and explore its potential.
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Creating a Win-Win for Youth and the Private Sector

Emet Mohr | Kate Brolley
September 11, 2018
3 Minute Read
We know the importance of the private sector in development outcomes, but how do we ensure our youth workforce development programs are meeting the ever-changing demands of the labor market?

Learning from the Past: 3 Lessons for Future Water Partnerships

Michael Ashford | Suzi Kondic
August 30, 2018
4 Minute Read
By partnering with the private sector, the global development community can multiply development impact and enhance water service delivery. What lessons can we glean from past public-private partnerships? And how can we apply those lessons to future endeavors to ensure access to clean water and sanitation for all?

Filling a Critical Gap in Afghanistan

Robert Lord-Biggers
June 26, 2018
4 Minute Read
How can we improve access to water and sanitation services in the urban areas of Afghanistan? Robert Lord-Biggers outlines key factors that utilities, governments, and donors should consider in order to develop private sector partnerships with right way.

News: Blockchain as a Tool for Development Assistance

March 5, 2018
2 Minute Read
Directors Rob Henning and Nathan Williams will facilitate a discussion on using blockchain in international development at the D.C. Blockchain Summit.
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The SDGs are a Common Language and We’re Not Speaking It

Eileen Hoffman
February 27, 2018
3 Minute Read
Do we need to revamp the way the development community measures global impact? International economic development expert Eileen Hoffman explores the missed opportunity in the progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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.

When Corporations Adopt Development Solutions: A Case Study from Peru

Manuel Ayulo
October 3, 2017
4 Minute Read
Why would a mining company decide to continue operating a development program after USAID's funding had ended? Manuel Ayulo explores an interesting public-private partnership in Peru.