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  • 5 minute inspiration: How to improve food security in Syria 5 minute inspiration: How to improve food security in Syria 12th Jan 2021

    “I felt like life will go on, and we are able to find new ways to live a better life.” Nidal is one of more than 150,000 people who worked with CARE’s Food For Peace project to improve food security in Syria. From growing more food, to building bakeries, to monitoring quality — Syrians drove dramatic improvements in their own livelihoods.

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  • Unlocking greater impact: What CARE’s advocacy wins tell us Unlocking greater impact: What CARE’s advocacy wins tell us 08th Jan 2021

    By Dina Hanania, Katherine Mercer, and Andrew Wells-Dang

    CARE’s impact data over the last five years has shown that nearly half of our total impact comes from advocacy and influencing that stretches beyond the direct implementation of programs. This striking number points to a clear conclusion: advocacy to influence policies and programs is a powerful pathway to scale and is key to multiplying impact. But what types of advocacy work? What combination of advocacy tools and tactics yields initiatives that bring impactful wins to fruition?

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  • 5 minute inspiration: How peace returns in Somalia 5 minute inspiration: How peace returns in Somalia 15th Dec 2020

    “Initially, we opposed and resisted the [displaced people] from being settled in our community land. [These] are people who came in with nothing and wanted to use and enjoy our local resources at the expense of our community. But with time, meetings between the refugees and local communities chaired by local leaders … peace has returned.”

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