Final Report: Tajikistan Read with Me Project

From 2016 to 2021, The USAID Read with Me Project (RWM) improved reading outcomes in Tajikistan by increasing the availability of reading materials in 80% of Tajik schools, training 75% of primary school reading teachers in modern training techniques, leveraging $2 Million in funds to support literacy activities through innovation and partnerships, and increased government…

Media Release for #Wildeye Southern Africa

Wildlife crime in Southern Africa has become easier to track and harder to hide, as Oxpeckers Investigative Journalism launches Africa’s first geomapping tool designed to follow seizures, arrests, court cases and convictions in the region. Check out the media release for #Wildeye Southern Africa, the new online tool developed by Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism, with…

Mobilist Factsheet 2021

Mobilising Institutional Capital Through Listed Product Structures (MOBILIST) works to help public listed markets play a more significant role in development and climate financing.

Managing the Power Sector Transition to Renewable Energy

As the urgency to counteract climate change increases due to widespread weather-related natural disasters, efforts to ensure the uptake of renewable energy and lower global CO2 emissions must accelerate. On December 9, Chemonics convened a panel, featuring experts from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the Green Climate Fund, and Chemonics, and discussed post-COP26 global…

Final Report: Justice for a Sustainable Peace Activity

From April 2017 to September 2021, the Justice for a Sustainable Peace (JSP) Activity strengthened Colombia’s access to justice, increased citizen support for the rule of law, and improved the judicial response for victims affected by the armed conflict. Focusing on  54 prioritized municipalities in six departments, the Activity fostered a systemic, holistic, and comprehensive…

Addressing the Root Causes of Climate Migration

On October, 28, 2021, Chemonics partnered with Foreign Policy to convene a virtual dialogue to examine the nexus of climate and migration and the role of international development in tackling this urgent aspect of the climate crisis. By 2050, Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia will generate an estimated 143 million more climate migrants. Worldwide, more…

SERVIR Service Planning Toolkit

How do we build inclusive spaces when developing geospatial services? How can we ensure that the services developed by SERVIR benefit all of society—particularly the most vulnerable—in the context of a rapidly changing climate? SERVIR applies a user-centric and collaborative approach to answer these questions, applying Earth observations, geospatial science and technology to address development…

A Local Certification System in Georgia: Steppingstones to Meeting Market Demands

This brief focuses on the role of certification schemes for agricultural products by tracking the creation of Georgian Good Agricultural Practices (GeoGAP). GeoGAP is a scaled-down version of the internationally recognized Global Good Agricultural Practices (GLOBALG.A.P.) and helps meet local demand for safe, traceable food. The certification was created by the Georgian Farmers’ Association with…

Chemonics’ Work in Malaria

We envision a world without malaria. Chemonics seeks to contribute to its control and elimination through innovative and proven approaches that prevent, detect, and treat malaria infections, and prevent malaria-related deaths in the countries where we work. We develop strategic local and international partnerships, invest in health and information systems, and establish a culture of…

Final Report: Moldova Competitiveness Project

From FY 2015-2021, MCP improved competitiveness and efficiency in key Moldovan industries, thereby creating desirable well-paying jobs, reducing emigration, and improving the economic wellbeing of all Moldovans – the cornerstone for advancing a democratic society. MCP helped to advance the competitiveness of four heritage and emerging economic sectors – winegrowing, tourism, apparel and footwear manufacturing,…