Development Blog

Climate change is leading to more regular, and more catastrophic, risks for people living in poor and vulnerable communities. Is insurance the way forward to help people manage these risks? And how viable is it for people in poor households?… Read more...
A woman with her livestock in Ethiopia A woman with her livestock in Ethiopia
Co-authored by Howard Mollett, CARE International UK Senior Policy Advisor, and Isadora Quay, CARE International Gender in Emergencies Programme Quality Coordinator: January is an excuse for New Year’s resolutions and ambitious plans that may, or may not, translate into reality.… Read more...
Women in Anambra State, Nigeria, at a building used as a temporary shelter following flash floods that displaced them from their homes Women in Anambra State, Nigeria, at a building used as a temporary shelter following flash floods that displaced them from their homes
On 4 December 2018 CARE International and British Council convened a workshop in Nairobi with the title “Doing Development Differently in the Global South” to consider how the Doing Development Differently (DDD) global community can better incorporate Southern voices, and… Read more...
 Women 'lead farmers', Dowa, Malawi Women 'lead farmers', Dowa, Malawi
In late November 2018, Saigon was submerged by Typhoon Usagi – officially the 'longest and heaviest rainfall ever recorded in Saigon history'. Tim Bishop, who lives in Saigon and works for CARE, writes about the initiatives of the TUKLAS Labs in… Read more...
 3D mapping of the coastlines of Dingalan in the Philippines 3D mapping of the coastlines of Dingalan in the Philippines
In Madagascar, kid’s test scores in French increased by 46% by thinking big and acting small. Learn how the community acheived this through the Fanamby project. Read more...
Angeline and Clarette at school in Ampaho village, Vatomandry District, Madagascar Angeline and Clarette at school in Ampaho village, Vatomandry District, Madagascar
In a politically volatile environment, CARE is working to implement Community Development Forums (CDF) in tea estates in Sri Lanka. The CDFs are delivered in partnership with the tea workers, estate management and trade union representatives and aim to break-down… Read more...
Tea worker, Sri Lanka Tea worker, Sri Lanka