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Demonstrating Leadership for Racial Equality in Development

Victoria Cooper
November 17, 2020
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In the current racial climate, organizations are wondering how to deepen efforts for racial equality. In this article Victoria Cooper shares four goals for leaders seeking to build a more equitable, inclusive organization.

Achieving Data Visibility for Health Supply Chain Information Systems

Swaroop Jayaprakash | Jean Miller
November 9, 2020
4 Minute Read
As global health supply chains expand and become more complex, the information systems that are used to manage them need to mature along with them. USAID’s Supply Chain Information System Maturity Model helps countries evaluate their supply chain systems’ capabilities holistically, enabling informed decision-making and timely delivery of health commodities.

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.
An infographic illustrating how connectivity on the internet can promote global collaboration.

How to Conduct Applied Political Economy Research in a Pandemic

Sharon Van Pelt | Suzanne Kelly-Lyall | Bryce Watson
November 2, 2020
5 Minute Read
Chemonics' Center for Politically Informed Programming offers five tips for overcoming the limitations of remote fieldwork to get the most out of applied political economy analyses.

5 Lessons from Top Global Experts on How to Support the Health Workforce

Elizabeth Walsh | Carol Bales
October 30, 2020
5 Minute Read
The loss of health workers due to COVID-19 will have widespread impacts on the global health workforce. Hear from Dr. Tom Frieden and other global experts on how we can support frontline health workers.

3 Questions with Simon Cole: Re-envisioning Health Commodity Distribution in Zambia

Simon Cole
October 27, 2020
4 Minute Read
Simon Cole, distribution center logistics director with the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program’s Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Zambia, explains how engagement of third-party logistics providers allowed for quick adaptation to an altered health supply chain and continued delivery of life-saving commodities even in the midst of a global pandemic.

For the Women of Afghanistan, Peace with the Taliban May Not End the War

Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert
October 19, 2020
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How can the inclusion of Afghan women's voices in the Afghanistan peace talks further champion gender equality in the country? Dr. Susanne E. Jalbert provides substantial thoughts about it and what the international community can do as a response.
A man approaches a store owner and his acquaintance at a small store in Afghanistan

Lasting Peace in Afghanistan Powered by Broad-based Economic Growth

Catherine Kannam | Daniel Vose
October 19, 2020
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Read on to learn what Catherine Kanman and David Vose contend are the three foundational pillars that will support lasting peace in Afghanistan.

Trauma-Informed Approaches to Development

India Boland
October 15, 2020
4 Minute Read
Development practitioners must consider how trauma affects the communities in which they work when designing and implementing programs. Chemonics shares a new resource that offers key principles and practical steps that development projects can use to ensure activities are trauma-sensitive at all stages of implementation.