Development Blog

Women in Nepal think that the ability to stand up in meetings is their biggest resilience success. Find out why. Read more...
Pragatiseel CLAC women standing in front of hand pump constructed by saving lunch allowance provided to them during CLAC classes ran by the Hariyo Ban Program, CARE Nepal Pragatiseel CLAC women standing in front of hand pump constructed by saving lunch allowance provided to them during CLAC classes ran by the Hariyo Ban Program, CARE Nepal
In the development community, we typically interpret a government pushing for greater decentralisation as a positive step for governance reform and an opening for greater citizen participation and voice. Donors invest considerable funds in supporting the decentralisation processes of global… Read more...
People queuing for assistance after floods in 2016 People queuing for assistance after floods in 2016
For those of us that sing the praises of social accountability (citizen-driven initiatives to hold those in power to account), making a claim about “impact” (or transformative change) is a challenge we face on a daily basis. And CARE’s not… Read more...
Holding those in power to account: A community meeting in Bangladesh Holding those in power to account: A community meeting in Bangladesh
CARE is presenting a session on sexual harassment in the workplace at the SEEP Network Learning Forum on Women’s Economic Empowerment. So what are the implications for the industry of the prevalence of sexual harassment, and how can the industry… Read more...
Logo from CARE’s multi-media Sexual Harassment Prevention Package for Garment Factories in Cambodia Logo from CARE’s multi-media Sexual Harassment Prevention Package for Garment Factories in Cambodia
My colleagues and I have spent a considerable share of our time during the past few months in discussions with our private sector partners, figuring out a common ground to work together on women’s economic empowerment (WEE). It can be… Read more...
A woman cocoa farmer in Cote d'Ivoire A woman cocoa farmer in Cote d'Ivoire
One of the biggest challenges in achieving programme quality is to link Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) systems to project management practices. Here are some proven ways to achieve this at project design, baseline, implementation and endline stages. Read more...
A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India