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3 Questions with Norma Evans on Chemonics’ Numeracy Toolkit

Norma Evans
July 22, 2021
3 Minute Read
Chemonics’ latest toolkit helps educators implement programs to enhance students to engage more effectively with mathematics. Learn more from one of the toolkit's authors about its guiding principles and how it can help the education sector improve math literacy around the globe.

Combating Climate Change with Data-Driven Development


July 9, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
This article, originally published in Foreign Policy, explores how leading edge data tools will shape the future of climate change-resistant development projects.
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Development Works Here with Andres McAlister

Andres McAlister
July 8, 2021
< 1 Minute Read
Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.
A group of people meet around a long table.

Data-Focused Activities Create Immense Impact in the Education Sector

Margeaux Prinster | Farid Samadi | Muhammad Daud Muddakir
July 2, 2021
4 Minute Read
A simple focus on data collection tools, analysis, and training leads to data-based decision-making and ultimately, improved education service delivery.
A woman and her child fill barrels with water in South Africa.

More than Pipes and Pumps: Good Governance Drives Improved WASH

Stephen Dunn | Barbara Rossmiller
July 1, 2021
4 Minute Read
In a rapidly urbanizing world, how can cities improve governance to meet the water, sanitation, and hygiene needs of their growing populations, particularly the most vulnerable?

Making the Last Mile Clearer than Ever

Julie A Franck | Andrew M Gaydos | Zorica Radanovic | John Stanton
June 23, 2021
6 Minute Read
To increase the end-to-end visibility of commodity location throughout distribution, the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement Supply Management project in Cameroon, Haiti, and Niger began tracking last-mile distribution in January 2021 using global positioning system technology installed in third-party logistics vehicles.

Decarbonizing Power Sectors in Emerging Markets Begins with Better Energy Governance

Edward Hoyt
June 16, 2021
4 Minute Read
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electricity production in rapidly growing economies in Asia will depend on changes in the way the region’s power sectors are overseen and regulated.
A survey team of Al-Dhulail municipality in Jordan take precise measurements for the area of Wadi Al-Dhulail for their Master Development Plan, which is being developed jointly with the municipalities of Al-Hallabat and Al-Khalidiyah in cooperation with the Jordan CITIES project.

3 Lessons from Jordan on Using Asset and Liability Management to Encourage Local Economic Development

Lance Morrell | Mohammad Alamoush | Luke Waggoner
June 7, 2021
5 Minute Read
Sharp increases in population growth globally are stretching local governments tasked with providing services to their constituents. How can municipalities pay for this dramatic increase in service and the infrastructure needed to attract new businesses and spark local economic development?