Development Blog

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
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