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Creativity and Innovation During a Global Crisis

Jamey Butcher
April 21, 2020
5 Minute Read
Creativity and innovation are critical for the global community to fight the impacts of COVID-19. Chemonics' president and CEO Jamey Butcher explores lessons for navigating this unprecedented challenge.

Preventing Culture from Eating Your Strategy

Alexandra Brewis-Slade | Peggy Ochandarena | Roseanne Schuster
April 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
Cultural norms can thwart the most technically sound development strategies. How can the cultural consensus model, developed by anthropologists, help to ensure that culture strengthens rather than weakens a strategy's effectiveness?

News: Chemonics to Speak Truth to Power at Evaluation 2018

October 25, 2018
2 Minute Read
Chemonics convenes its monitoring, evaluation, and learning experts for Evaluation 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio from October 29 through November 3.

Building a Future Above the Floodwaters

Mikala Kass
February 14, 2017
4 Minute Read
ASU anthropologists are tracking cultural shifts that could spell safety for Mozambique's coastal communities.

Incubators and Accelerators Aren’t Just for Silicon Valley Anymore

Gabriel Gonzalez-Kreisberg
September 14, 2016
3 Minute Read
Gabriel Gonzalez-Kreisberg explores the role that incubators and accelerators will play in the future of development, and discusses four new "solutions labs" created by Chemonics and Arizona State University based on the incubator model.