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Former Director Cameron Berkuti

Cameron Berkuti is a former director in Chemonics’ Middle East and North Africa Division and former chief of party for the USAID/Iraq Governance Strengthening Project. He has more than 40 years of national and international experience in local governance, decentralization, capacity building, public service delivery, urban infrastructure projects, civil society strengthening, and community development and mobilization.


Blog Posts by Cameron Berkuti

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

This post originally appeared on Harvard’s Center for International Development’s Building State Capability program’s blog. The authors successfully completed the 15-week Practice of Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation online course. This is their story. As development practitioners, we tend to rush in with solutions to deal with complex problems. We impose so-called best practices without digging…