Final Report: Georgia Human and Institutional Capacity Development 2020 Activity

This final report describes the accomplishments of the Human and Institutional Capacity Development 2020 Activity. HICD 2020 was designed to assist USAID/Georgia in addressing its partner organizations’ administrative limitations and performance gaps that impeded the effective implementation of all key reforms, including those related to the European Union Association Agreement, the Open Government Action Plan,…

Virtual Event Strategy Guide

This document serves as a practical guide to those engaged in combatting wildlife crime across Southern Africa and beyond, on how to continue to work collaboratively in virtual events, despite continued restricted mobility and limited in-person gatherings. The guide was prepared by the USAID Combating Wildlife Crime Southern Africa program.

Final Report: Support to Four State Assemblies in Somalia

The Somalia Stability Fund launched the Support to Four State Assemblies in Somalia (Gole-Kaab) project in 2018 to support the state assemblies of Jubbaland, South West State, Hirshabelle, Galmudug, and Puntland. The project improved legislative processes, increased oversight on the executive branch, strengthened relations between members of parliament (MPs) and constituents, established effective secretariats, increased…

Final Report: USAID Southern Africa Regional Environmental Program

Between June 2010 and December 2016, the USAID Southern Africa Regional Environmental Program (SAREP) provided technical support to the Permanent Okavango River Basin Water Commission to enable it to meet elements of the objectives in its strategic action plan, while responding to other related needs in areas adjacent to the basin. From the onset, SAREP…

Elite Bargains and Political Deals Toolkit

The free, open-access toolkit provides organizations a step-by-step guide to plan and run a two-to-four-day workshop on applying “Elite Bargains and Political Deals” (EBPD) theory in community-level conflicts. The workshop explains foundational EBPD concepts and helps local organizations translate theory into practical peace and stabilization activities. Peacebuilding and stabilization efforts must consider informal power structures…

Final Report: Honduras Quality Reading Materials Activity

USAID’s Quality Reading Materials Activity (QRMA) aimed to make a difference by supporting the GOH’s efforts for students and teachers to have access to a reliable, efficient, and sustained provision of quality teaching learning materials. This access supported other education improvement actions and was key to achieving better education service delivery and learning outcomes in…

Final Report: Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership Activity

This final report summarizes the achievements and outcomes of the Feed the Future Youth Leadership for Agriculture (YLA) Activity, which was a flagship youth, agriculture, and gender-focused project supported by USAID/Uganda. This report provides an overview of how the YLA activity addressed issues of youth inclusion (particularly for female youth) by bridging the gap between…

Final Report: Vietnam Governance for Inclusive Growth Program (GIG)

This final report highlights the Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program, aimed at strengthening governance, expanding access to quality higher education, addressing threats to health and the environment, and improving opportunities for vulnerable groups. The report discusses the program’s continuous, adaptive technical assistance and summarizes GIG’s successes and lessons learned for program design. It also…

UNGC Communication on Progress: January 2021

Chemonics is proud to be a member of the United Nations General Compact (UNGC), a global movement of companies that have committed to proactive and ethical business practices. The UNGC Communication on Progress is a yearly publication that details the steps that Chemonics has taken towards upholding the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and…

Final Report: Kosovo Partnerships for Development

The Kosovo Partnerships for Development (KPD) project’s final report covers how it implemented its scope of work by completing significant reform-driven initiatives. These objectives were to improve the business environment and the implementation of construction reforms, and to enhance the country’s macroeconomic stability and public financial management (PFM) at the central and local level. Despite…

Politics and Gender: Maintaining Women’s Meaningful Participation in Afghanistan

Afghanistan stands on the brink of a historic peace deal with the Taliban. However, with a peace deal comes the prospect of incorporating the Taliban into the formal structures of governance. And with a unified government, questions emerge about the impact of such governance on women’s rights. Over the past 20 years, the United States…

Final Report: South Africa Low Emissions Development Program

This final report summarizes the achievements and outcomes of the South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) Program. This project worked with municipalities to provide targeted technical assistance to develop LED projects, build capacity and create an enabling environment for LED at the sub-national level to produce sustainable results. Focused on helping South African municipalities move…