Empowerment

This year’s European Development Days focused on fighting inequalities. More than 8,000 participants debated inequalities in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Security of access to lands, territories and natural resources is fundamental to the autonomous development of indigenous peoples. A new report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) looks at the…

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A new UN initiative based on climate-smart agriculture aims to improve the livelihoods of a million woman and youth in the Sahel by doubling their income in three years.

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Empowerment

The Government of Malawi is supporting inclusive growth by integrating persons with disabilities (PWDs) in its Public Works Programme. A recent pilot showed that including PWDs in such schemes allows them to earn income…

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Marie Ange from Haiti standing in front of the ruins of her house in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The new app can provide those helping after a disaster with practical advice.
Empowerment

On Saturday, the 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, the international Christian development organisation CBM presented a new app to be applied above all in disaster areas. It provides local helpers with easy-to-use…

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Empowerment

Information from project reports tend to make people invisible by using generic terms such as household, farmers, etc. The first question of interest to development actors is who exactly lives in a household. The second…

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The number of shocks and crises has been gradually increasing over the past decades. A good reason for the Berlin Global Learning Forum 2016 to focus on social protection systems adapted to economic and refugee-related…

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Empowerment

The Government of Malawi is supporting inclusive growth by integrating persons with disabilities (PWDs) in its Public Works Programme. A recent pilot showed that including PWDs in such schemes allows them to earn income…

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Empowerment

Some communities in rural India have maintained female sex work for generations. Despite a number of privileges, the women involved are subject to strict rules in their communities. A project called Saksham…

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How small-scale farmers in Uganda are joining forces and stimulating rural development – an example from the diocese of Luweero.

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