Development Blog

Only days remain before world leaders gather at the UN climate summit in New York. The summit, which is being billed as the most important high-level event on climate change since heads of state met in Copenhagen in 2009, is… Read more...
A woman stands in her devastated home after Typhoon Haiyan hit Merida village in the Philippines, November 2013 A woman stands in her devastated home after Typhoon Haiyan hit Merida village in the Philippines, November 2013 © CARE/Peter Caton
CARE International and the Fairtrade Foundation are hosting an event at this year’s Labour Party conference to bring together business, civil society and politicians – Inclusive chocolate? How can private sector partnerships ensure women farmers and workers get a bigger… Read more...
Farmers preparing cocoa for drying at Ampenkro village, Ghana Farmers preparing cocoa for drying at Ampenkro village, Ghana © CARE
Struggles over power and violent conflict are seemingly synonymous but are most frameworks for analysing conflict weak at analysing power? And what can peacebuilders learn from recent discussions on political analysis? Read more...
A jeep run by MISCA - the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic A jeep run by MISCA - the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic © CARE
CARE had a big role at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in June – and you’ve read on Insights what we think the Summit achieved, and what are the challenges ahead. But what is CARE doing… Read more...
CARE International UK chief executive Laurie Lee presents the CARE petition to William Hague CARE International UK chief executive Laurie Lee presents the CARE petition to William Hague © CARE/Frantzesco Kangaris
CARE's conference on Women, Migration and Development (July 2014), organised in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute, examined the extent to which migrants the world over suffer stigma and discrimination. The conference included a session on the media and its… Read more...
Nargis Pavin, who worked in a factory in India, with two of her children in Botospur, Bangladesh Nargis Pavin, who worked in a factory in India, with two of her children in Botospur, Bangladesh © CARE/Jon Spaull
Recently I had the honour of presenting at the PowerShift Conference on Women in the World Economy, hosted by the Oxford University Saïd Business School. PowerShift was hands down the most inspiring conference I have ever attended, largely because it… Read more...
Women members of a village savings and loans association in Tanzania Women members of a village savings and loans association in Tanzania © CARE/Nicky Lewin