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A New Solution for Advancing Criminal Justice in Latin America

Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares
June 13, 2019
4 Minute Read
The impact investing model Pay for Success (PFS) has gained traction in the United States to support criminal justice-oriented programs. Ariana Szepesi-Colmenares asks: Shouldn’t the development community look more closely at PFS’ potential to achieve results in Latin America, too?

News: Innovation, Technology, and Advancing the SDGs at ICT4D 2019


April 26, 2019
4 Minute Read
At the 2019 Information and Communications Technology for Development Conference, experts from more than 70 countries convene to share technological innovation and explore the role of technology in global development.

We Have the Tools to Reach “Zero Malaria” in Pregnancy

Leah Kellgren
April 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Malaria remains a global threat and pregnant women are especially vulnerable. There are measures we must take to ensure women no longer have to die in childbirth or fear the loss of another pregnancy because they are infected.
People standing in front of mural of child's face

Stop, Look, and Listen! Preventing Recruitment of Youth into Illicit Activities in Southern Colombia

Cameron Berkuti | Christina Schultz | Diana Acuña | Juan Pablo Castaño | ​Kelly Brooks | Susan Kemp
April 18, 2019
2 Minute Read
As development practitioners, we tend to rush in with solutions to deal with complex problems. But, acknowledging problem complexity means we need to step back and give ourselves room to figure out how to achieve sustainable impact.

News: Chemonics Tackles High-Priority Global Education Issues at CIES 2019


April 15, 2019
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This week, Chemonics presents at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES) on sustainable education in conflict zones, early grade reading, book supply chain, and data- and technology-driven approaches to education.

Harnessing Technology to Address Gross Human Rights Violations

Patricio Toussaint
April 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
To hold government accountable, CSOs must go beyond traditional efforts to combat human rights violations by collaborating with others, including the information and communications technology sector, to maximize their impact.

The Politics of Biodiversity: Two Experiences with Thinking and Working Politically

Carolyn Heaps
November 29, 2018
4 Minute Read
What does thinking and working politically on biodiversity projects look like? Carolyn Heaps shares experiences and lessons learned from projects in Guatemala and Indonesia.

No Passport Required: Mosquitoes Cross Borders Freely, Regional Partners Lessen Their Bite

Sean Miller
October 30, 2018
3 Minute Read
Mosquitoes cause nearly one million deaths annually, about half of these from malaria. Countries must think within and beyond their borders — collaborating with their neighbors — to halt the spread of this pernicious disease and achieve epidemic control by 2030.

News: Advancing Health for All at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research


October 4, 2018
2 Minute Read
During the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Chemonics health experts are joining more than 2,000 delegates to discuss new ways of financing health care, delivering services, and advancing universal health-care coverage.