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Oct 16, 2012
To mark World Food Day, this briefing paper outlines the factors that are contributing to yet another looming food crisis, and attempts to chart a way out of the cycle.
Oct 08, 2012
The 'Jan Satyagraha,' the world's largest march for land justice, aims to help lift 400 million Indians out of poverty.
Oct 03, 2012
This 30-minute documentary explores the progress made and challenges that remain in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year.
Oct 02, 2012
A new series of gender integration workshops shed light on how women are often shortchanged in development – and take aim to close the gender gap at each level in the value chain of production.
Oct 01, 2012
In Uganda, it was pangas and seeds; in Colombia, land titles and roads. In Kenya? Irrigation. What farmers need in different countries is not standard and is never static.
Sep 27, 2012
Brazil is the sixth largest economy in the world — and yet 16 million of its citizens live in abject poverty. Why? This podcast takes a look behind the numbers.
Sep 26, 2012
Classrooms in Dadaab that just one year ago were only tented roofs that held few supplies now have walls, desks and textbooks. Even playgrounds with clean-water drinking fountains can be found just outside the schoolroom doors.
Sep 24, 2012
Indigenous people in the northern Cauca region of Colombia have long been caught in the violent cross hairs of civil war – but they are pushing back against the scourge of militarisation.
Sep 21, 2012
The violence that has engulfed Syria is taking a heavy toll on its children, who make up more than half of the 260,000 Syrian refugees pouring into neighbouring countries.
Sep 18, 2012
A new study, “Women Farmers Adopting to Climate Change,” highlights how the phenomenon affects men and women differently – and can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities.
Sep 17, 2012
For two and half days it rained; flood waters rose, homes were destroyed and lives ultimately lost. At the last count more than 60 people had been killed in and around Manila.
Sep 16, 2012
The world may be teetering on the brink of yet another food crisis. In recent months much of the planet has been afflicted by lingering drought.
Sep 14, 2012
Last year more than 13 million people were starving in the Horn of Africa. ACT Alliance has not only provided emergency relief to hundreds of thousands, but has worked to better prepare them for a more resilient future.
Sep 12, 2012
DanChurchAid, in partnership with International Orthodox Christian Charities, is providing shelter and psychosocial support to displaced Syrians.
Sep 02, 2012
More than 19 million people in the Sahel region of west Africa are in the midst of a severe food crisis. ACT Alliance member Christian Aid has provided much needed help to some of the worst affected communities, but the situation continues to deteriorate.