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Manager Robert Lord-Biggers

Robert Lord-Biggers is a manager in Chemonics’ Afghanistan region.

Blog Posts by Robert Lord-Biggers

Empowering Women and Cultivating Equitable Governance in Afghanistan

Afghanistan ranks near the bottom of virtually every index measuring gender equality and empowerment. Women continue to struggle for basic rights, including gender parity in health care, education, economic opportunities, social inclusion, and political participation. Amidst a deteriorating security situation, political instability surrounding upcoming national elections, and economic volatility that is a product of both,…

Filling a Critical Gap in Afghanistan

In the context of Afghanistan, political instability, physical insecurity, and slow economic growth often limit the potential for private investment and partnership. As such, it’s not so much about whether or not the government and donors are engaging with the private sector, but rather if they are using the right mechanisms at the right time…