Development Blog

Co-authored by Rebecca Haines, CARE Senior Governance Advisor; Tam O’Neil, CARE Senior Gender Advisor; and Emily Brown, Oxfam Gender and Governance Adviser. For many development professionals, political economy has become the gold standard of foundational analysis for programming. It helps… Read more...
Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017 Participants in CARE’s Pathways to Empowerment project in Malawi at an International Women’s Day celebration in 2017
Working in consortium to deliver large, complex programmes has become the norm for NGOs over the last few years. Increasingly, working in consortium is a clear expectation set out in donor tenders and calls for proposals. But is the sector… Read more...
Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan Girls from Syria take CARE-supported taekwondo class in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan
Gender equality and inclusive governance are each acknowledged to be key cross-cutting issues vital for ensuring sustainable development. In two recent reports, CARE Australia examined the impacts and the lessons to be gained from considering how these two approaches intersect… Read more...
Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea. Naomai, a teacher in Papua New Guinea.
French President Emmanuel Macron convenes a high-level conference in Paris from 11 to 13 November titled the ‘Peace and Governance Forum’, which he has described as the political sister to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. Based on CARE’s… Read more...
Vinancia Fikije, an internally displaced person at a camap in North Kivu Province, DRC Vinancia Fikije, an internally displaced person at a camap in North Kivu Province, DRC
This is the last in a series of blog posts marking Financial Inclusion Week and sharing valuable lessons from our POWER Africa (Promoting Opportunities for Women's Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) project. As part of POWER Africa, CARE commissioned a… Read more...
Rehana Ibro near her home in Oromia region, eastern Ethiopia Rehana Ibro near her home in Oromia region, eastern Ethiopia
Today, on World Savings Day, we are celebrating the VSLA model by sharing learning from CARE’s POWER Africa (Promoting Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Rural Africa) project. In our first blog in this series, we looked at VSLAs as… Read more...
Daphrose, a participant in the POWER Africa project in Burundi Daphrose, a participant in the POWER Africa project in Burundi
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