Development Blog

There's a saying: what gets measured gets done. Right now, initiatives to promote gender equality in Indian companies are not being measured and, for the most part, they're not getting done. On International Women's Day, CARE India is launching a… Read more...
A woman collecting water in Utta Pradesh A woman collecting water in Utta Pradesh © CARE / Jenny Matthews
Leaving aside outcomes and outputs, and M&E plans, and monitoring and analysis tools, and all that comprises a workshop, by far the most immediate, energising and perhaps memorable outcome is the opportunity to learn from colleagues in ways that advances… Read more...
A school food programme in Lesotho A school food programme in Lesotho © CARE
You may think the title of this blog is a terrible pun but, nonetheless, it is time we started to care more about about care work, writes Tom Aston, CARE's Governance Advisor who's currently based in Bolivia.   Recently, a… Read more...
In Bolivia, girls under 14 spent more than 20 hours a week carrying wood, fetching water, washing and ironing clothes. In Bolivia, girls under 14 spent more than 20 hours a week carrying wood, fetching water, washing and ironing clothes. © CARE
An update from a CARE workshop on smallholder agriculture, climate change and food and nutrition security. Read more...
Farming a smallholding plot in Kenya Farming a smallholding plot in Kenya © CARE
CARE’s Gianluca Nardi works with the mining industry in Latin America, promoting multi-sector dialogue, revenue transparency, accountability and sound community development practices. He outlines the eight key issues the industry needs to get serious about to significantly improve the lives… Read more...
Industry in Brazil Industry in Brazil © CARE
The World Bank is starting to put the money behind its thinking on Fragile States. However, as a 10-year evaluation of its work in fragile and conflict affected states shows, getting the finance might have been the easy part. Read more...
The World Bank can now spend more on Fragile States like the Democratic Republic of Congo The World Bank can now spend more on Fragile States like the Democratic Republic of Congo @CARE / Jake Lyell 2013