Development Blog

The House of Commons Select Committee on International Development (the IDC) has just published its report on DFID’s Economic Development Strategy. But it seems to have only ONE new recommendation. This compares with, for instance, the IDC report on DFID… Read more...
Brenda Katelele, a seasonal food seller in Zambia and member of Lendwithcare microloan foundation. Brenda Katelele, a seasonal food seller in Zambia and member of Lendwithcare microloan foundation.
Masuda, Shankori and Shilpi are entrepreneurial midwives who are improving health access in one of the most remote districts in Bangladesh, where maternal and under-5 mortality rates have fallen dramatically in recent years. These powerful women are also generating more… Read more...
 Community health worker, Bangladesh Community health worker, Bangladesh
When Theresa May welcomes Trump this week it seems like she won’t be short of conversation: there’s the World Cup, Brexit, and NATO before we even start. But with hundreds of thousands of people from all over the UK coming… Read more...
Fatima Abba Bukar fled her home after an attack on her village in Nigeria by Boko Haram Fatima Abba Bukar fled her home after an attack on her village in Nigeria by Boko Haram
More than one in three women worldwide (35%) experiences physical or sexual violence in her lifetime; in some countries, the prevalence is as high as 70%. Gender based violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread and damaging violations of… Read more...
Hasina at refugee camp in Bangladesh where CARE has set up women friendly spaces. Hasina at refugee camp in Bangladesh where CARE has set up women friendly spaces.
The SEEP Network’s SG2018: The Power of Savings Groups conference has ended and now the real work begins for the sector. More than 400 policy makers, company and development sector representatives came together in Kigali in May to step up the… Read more...
Nicedore Nkurunziza facilitating a discussion on working with adolescent girls at the SG2018 POWER Africa learning session Nicedore Nkurunziza facilitating a discussion on working with adolescent girls at the SG2018 POWER Africa learning session
Local folk songs about rights and accountability were one of the most successful innovations in CARE’s Journey for Transparency, Representation, and Accountability (JATRA) project in Bangladesh. Those songs helped 15% of voters get involved in the open budget process, which… Read more...
Smiling woman, Bangladesh Smiling woman, Bangladesh
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