Welcome to CARE Insights - our publications & policy hub

Intended primarily for development practitioners and policy makers, this is a library of useful information on development methods, good practice, shared experience and lessons learned.

Insights Publications

  • The power of participatory monitoring in making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

    This paper presents CARE International's proposal for incorporating participatory monitoring into the SDG process, with the aim of ensuring that the SDGs result in concrete action at local community level and better development outcomes for people in developing countries.

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Featured Publication

  • Strengthening urban livelihoods, Zambia

    In many urban settlements in developing countries, securing a livelihood can be complex and confusing.Urban residents live in uncertain environments, with urban growth which outstrips economic opportunities,…

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Featured Expert

  • Emergency Shelter and Reconstruction Advisor

    Gabriel, an architect, provides advice for CARE in emergency shelter and reconstruction. Gabriel supports CARE offices worldwide with effective technical assistance for both emergency preparedness and response. Gabriel is also responsible for making sure that…

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Expert Blog

  • Female garment factory workers in Laos: Meeting critical sexual and reproductive health needs Female garment factory workers in Laos: Meeting critical sexual and reproductive health needs 23rd Apr 2015
    How much does the average high street shopper pay attention to where their clothes come from? If asked, most people wouldn’t think of Laos – but according to a 2012 World Bank report, even though Laos’ production of garments is still modest compared to some of its more competitive neighbours (China, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam), garment production is the largest manufacturing sector in the country,…
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