Chemonics International is an international development consulting firm that designs and implements projects in private sector development, democracy and governance, financial services, health, environmental management, conflict and disaster management, and agriculture. Chemonics is implementing three projects in the Republic of Moldova on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Competitiveness Enhancement and Enterprise Development II (CEED II) project (December 2010-December 2014) helps enterprises in targeted industries – apparel, fashion accessories, home furnishings, information technology, tourism, and wine industries – to increase sales and investment. The Local Government Support Project (LGSP, February 2012-February 2016) strengthens the capacity of local public authorities. And the Business Regulatory, Investment, and Trade Environment (BRITE) project (June 2012-June 2016) improves the business enabling environment by achieving specific and measurable reforms in the areas of greatest concern to the business community and by building capacity of public officials, the business community, and other stakeholders to implement reform initiatives.