Development Blog

Global value chains can be a powerful lever for empowering women, but companies must identify where women work, must develop a clear gender strategy and must articulate the business case for supporting women. Read more...
Cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire participating in the Cocoa Life partnership Cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire participating in the Cocoa Life partnership
By Gianluca Nardi and Katherine Carr (CARE International UK, Programme Officer - Africa) When we arrive in Kariyata, a rural community in the Upper Eastern region of Ghana, close to Garu, most of the women in the community are waiting… Read more...
People gathering for the gender dialogue People gathering for the gender dialogue
Chloe Day, Programme Manager for CARE International’s refugee response in Turkey, explains how a language and environment of fear around the refugee crisis is undermining our humanity. When I read the news about Jo Cox last week, something inside me… Read more...
A five-year-old Syrian refugee child at a camp in Croatia A five-year-old Syrian refugee child at a camp in Croatia
CARE International UK's CEO Laurie Lee and Senior Policy Advisor Howard Mollett outline recommendations from CARE towards the Global Summits on Refugees launched on World Refugee Day. Read more...
Hanaa, from Lebanon Hanaa, from Lebanon CARE
CARE staff in the UK and across the world are devastated at the news of the murder of Jo Cox (formerly Jo Leadbeater). Read more...
According to a policy proposal released by the European Commission and European External Action Service on 7 June, the mind-blowing answer to that question is: yes. Stop migration to Europe with all possible means. Whether it is EU development cooperation… Read more...
45-year-old Basema, pictured with her son Hussam, lives in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan with two of her sons. Her other two sons and her husband are in Germany and Turkey. 45-year-old Basema, pictured with her son Hussam, lives in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan with two of her sons. Her other two sons and her husband are in Germany and Turkey.
Aid spending by the UK is once again in the news. This time a Mail on Sunday campaign and petition has secured a Westminster Hall debate on 13 June. Up for discussion (but not review) will be the 0.7% target… Read more...
A girl sheltering from monsoon rains in Dhading District, Nepal, in a community where many were still living in temporary shelters after the 2015 earthquakes A girl sheltering from monsoon rains in Dhading District, Nepal, in a community where many were still living in temporary shelters after the 2015 earthquakes