Beginning in 1981 with a program to supply Egyptian villages with basic services, our Middle East and North Africa programs have grown to support community outreach and civic engagement, good governance, legislation protecting women and children, tourism development, health services, and enhanced trade and competitiveness. Our Middle East and North Africa portfolio is managed through one regional business unit.
Middle East and North Africa.
Strengthening Education for Youth in Syria
The Syrian conflict has raised an unparalleled need for access to education so that young Syrians have a chance to learn and thrive.
Stabilizing Bread Prices in Southern Syria
As conflict in Syria continues, bread has become a vital part of food security.
Promoting a Moderate, Inclusive, and Stable Syria
Amid the conflict in Syria, local efforts to build a peaceful and inclusive future and resist extremism need support.
It’s Arab Water Week: How Can We Make the Region’s Water and Wastewater Systems More Resilient?
The State of Water in the Middle East and North Africa The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region contains some of the most water-stressed communities in the world. A combination of high population growth and rapid economic development have intensified the stress on water over the last 50 years. According to the United Nations…
Sequencing for Success in Blended Finance Solutions
For emerging markets, blended finance is the new cool kid on the block. It’s a tool that facilitates access to finance around the world, and it’s gaining momentum with the international development community. While articles discussing blended finance abound, development practitioners increasingly seek specific information about how to “do” blended finance. Chemonics and LixCap know…
News: Advancing Health for All at the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research
At least half of the world’s population still doesn’t have access to essential health services. Achieving health care for all will require tackling the underlying challenges to realizing strong and resilient health systems — from financial protection for vulnerable populations to human resources for health coverage. Chemonics is sponsoring and presenting at the largest international…