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Advancing a new approach to DDR and stabilization

Disarming, demobilizing and reintegrating former fighters is as old as war itself. But the approach and science of DDR has changed dramatically. Creative’s Dean Piedmont introduces a new framework to inform a DDR paradigm. Learn More...


Facing drought and floods, Honduran farmers must build resilience

A season of extreme weather hit farmers in the Honduras Dry Corridor hard this year, causing food insecurity and loss of income and underscoring the need to strengthen resilience to climate fragility in the region. Learn More...


School supplies break down barriers to education in Ethiopia

The USAID-funded READ II program provided school and recreational materials to displaced children, easing some of the hardships that can impede students’ return to school after crises. Learn More...


El Salvador recognizes successes in violence prevention

Six development projects, including public space restoration and youth Outreach Centers, were recently celebrated for their contributions to crime and violence prevention in El Salvador. Learn More...


Creative VP recognized among area’s top chief legal officers

Creative VP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Larry Grayer was recognized for his exceptional work over the past year and named one of five finalists for a prestigious award. Learn More...


Payday, coming to a phone near you in Northern Nigeria

Creative's financial technology expert Paul Newall explains how mobile money is helping to pay to educators in remote communities and create an opening for greater access to banking. Learn More...