Development Blog

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
I can’t help but have lingering doubts about Davos’ legitimacy. Oxfam’s great report on inequality talks about the dangers of ‘power capture’ by the elite. Surely Davos is just another example of this - a group of mostly unelected actors… Read more...
What will Davos really mean for the world's poor? What will Davos really mean for the world's poor? @CARE
As Conflict Policy Advisor for CARE International UK, I'm currently in Amman, Jordan, responding to the crisis in Syria. Now, as Kuwait II or the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria comes to a close I'm taking the opportunity… Read more...
Hundreds of refugees' tents outside Amman, Jordan Hundreds of refugees' tents outside Amman, Jordan © CARE
The close of 2013 brings with it the inevitable series of lists of the best and worst of the year. It's good to reflect on deeds past, but this list takes a different approach: it describes what these lists should… Read more...
The Chairlady of a Kenyan community Savings and Loan group The Chairlady of a Kenyan community Savings and Loan group © CARE / Reshma Khan