Development Blog

By Cari Jo Clark, Sudhindra Sharma, and Kathryn M. Yount The recent Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty,” and on-going collaboration with CARE… Read more...
Dhana Kurmari Chaudhary Tharu left an unhappy marriage and, after participating in the Tipping Point initiative, is now working for adolescent empowerment Dhana Kurmari Chaudhary Tharu left an unhappy marriage and, after participating in the Tipping Point initiative, is now working for adolescent empowerment
By Anne Sprinkel, Project Director, Tipping Point Initiative; and Dipendra Sharma, Team Lead, Tipping Point Nepal When we joined CARE’s Failing Forward podcast, we had little idea that we would discuss everything from logistical nightmares to ethical conundrums related to… Read more...
Brindamati, pictured with her mother, was helped to stay in school by the Tipping Point initiative Brindamati, pictured with her mother, was helped to stay in school by the Tipping Point initiative
Last March, the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai claimed more than 1,000 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. A year on, Idai serves as a warning that the climate emergency is not going… Read more...
CARE is providing build back safer shelter training to people rebuilding their homes after the cyclones CARE is providing build back safer shelter training to people rebuilding their homes after the cyclones
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2020, advocates for better labour rights, especially for women workers, have been celebrating a major achievement: there is now a new international labour standard that recognises everyone’s right to work free from violence and… Read more...
Alicia Lanchimba experienced workplace abuse as a domestic worker; now she is an activist for women's rights Alicia Lanchimba experienced workplace abuse as a domestic worker; now she is an activist for women's rights
I have been part of rapid response teams deploying to typhoons, cyclones and floods in Asia and droughts in East and Southern Africa and worked on emergency responses for 15 years. Each time, I’ve seen first-hand how around the world,… Read more...
Enia Joao with her youngest child after Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique in March 2019 Enia Joao with her youngest child after Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique in March 2019
Adaptive management in its various incarnations has long been a focus of a development community that is more and more frequently bumping up against the barriers of complexity, and looking for ways to overcome its challenges. In a field where… Read more...
Girls in a school in Somalia supported by the DFID-funded Girls’ Education Challenge Girls in a school in Somalia supported by the DFID-funded Girls’ Education Challenge