From measuring countering violent extremism programs to explaining why land tenure matters, Chemonics’ staff have shared diverse opinions, experiences, and technical approaches on the Connections blog. Here are the 10 most popular blog posts in 2016:
10. Predicting Human Rights Violations Before They Happen by Laura Zambrano, deputy chief of party for the USAID Colombia Human Rights Activity.
9. Cambodia’s Shrinking Space for Civil Society and the Role of Donors by Morana Krajnovic, civil society capacity building expert.
8. 8 Ways World Trade Organization Membership Will Benefit Afghanistan by Madeleine Dale, manager in Chemonics' West and Central Africa and Haiti Division and former manager in Chemonics’ Afghanistan Division.
7. 3 Misconceptions People Have about Data Visualization and Infographics by Anna Kuipers, graphic designer.
6. Think Your Project Isn’t Political? Think Again, by Sharon Van Pelt, director of Chemonics' Democracy and Governance Practice.
5. Know Your SDGs: Land Matters for Sustainable Development by Tiernan Mennen, former director of Chemonics’ Environment and Natural Resources Practice.
4. The Policy Communities Approach to Integrating Democracy and Governance by John Johnson, director in Chemonics’ Asia Division and former chief of party of the USAID Program Representasi (ProRep) in Indonesia.
3. Know Your SDGs: The Role of Sustainability and Youth in Economic Growth by Christy Sisko, technical manager for the USAID Asia and Middle East Economic Growth Best Practices (AMEG) project and former manager in Chemonics’ Economic Growth and Trade Practice.
2. Where’s the Impact? Measuring Results on Countering Violent Extremism Programs by Ryan Smith, director in Chemonics’ East and Southern Africa Division and former chief of party for the USAID Kenya Transition Initiative.
1. A New Look but the Same Chemonics by Susanna Mudge, president and CEO of Chemonics.