Chemonics works with municipal entities and local civic organizations to incorporate sustainability and resiliency principles into their approach to planning. We identify and support adoption of innovative technologies for economic and social adaptation and disaster response, as well as environmentally and socially beneficial urban growth.
Sustainable and Resilient Cities.
Promoting Tourism in Timor-Leste
As Timor-Leste invests in an inclusive and sustainable national tourism strategy, the country is emerging as an “off-the-beaten-path” destination for adventure travelers and eco-tourists.
Steps Toward Better Water Management in the Limpopo Basin
Water is essential to economic development, conservation, and population health, but managing water resources to balance these demands is challenging, particularly when multiple countries regulate, compete for, and depend on the same water supply.
News: Delving into Social and Behavior Change at the #SBCCSummit
Intractable development challenges demand solutions that shift norms, change behaviors, and amplify the voices of those who have the most at stake. Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) make these solutions possible. At the 2018 International SBCC Summit — Shifting Norms, Changing Behavior, Amplifying Voice: What Works? — global practitioners convene to explore what works…
3 Questions with Christelle Beyers: Bringing Low Emissions and High Rewards to South Africa
SA-LED supports the design and implementation of municipal low-emissions development (LED) projects. What does a successful project life cycle look like and what obstacles do municipalities face during implementation? During the project life cycle, we look at two main dividends: greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation and development impact. That’s what separates SA-LED’s work from other approaches…
Refugees Are Straining Urban Infrastructure and Services — Now What?
More people live in cities now than at any point in history. As identified in Sustainable Development Goal 11 and highlighted in the New Urban Agenda formulated out of the Habitat III Conference last year, our challenge is to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. Goal 11 and the New Urban…