Development

Development

ACT Alliance supports long-term development in the poorest areas of the world. The core values of its approach to development include: ensuring everyone takes part in development; strengthening communities; giving equal voice to men and women; respecting cultural and spiritual differences; emphasising human rights; and protecting the environment.

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Sudan: Decades of petitioning led to victory

Sudan: Decades of petitioning led to victory

Feb 10, 2011

With the Sudanese voting 99 percent in favour of secession, ACT members and church leaders can look back on decades of work with a sense of real achievement

Sudan: sounding the trumpet in The Forgotten Place

Sudan: sounding the trumpet in The Forgotten Place

Jan 17, 2011

Polling stations in south Sudan have closed and officials are counting ballots. Southern Sudanese are now celebrating the outcome many take for granted: a strong vote for a new independent nation

Food security in Southern Brazil

Food security in Southern Brazil

Jan 05, 2011

A video in Portuguese on food security in southern Brazil, produced by ACT member FLD

Cancun: Climate talks deliver a result

Cancun: Climate talks deliver a result

Dec 13, 2010

COP 16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Developing countries taking the lead

Cancun: Developing countries taking the lead

Dec 10, 2010

The final hours of the Cancun conference need a big dose of compromise. COP 16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Agriculture - part of the solution and of the problem

Cancun: Agriculture - part of the solution and of the problem

Dec 09, 2010

Agriculture has a dual role, it is affected by climate change, and affects climate change. Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Sudan: Guarded joy at registration

Sudan: Guarded joy at registration

Dec 08, 2010

Millions of southern Sudanese are preparing to vote in a January 9 referendum on whether the south will separate from the north or remain united

Cancun: To control or be controlled

Cancun: To control or be controlled

Dec 07, 2010

COP16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Top down or bottom up

Cancun: Top down or bottom up

Dec 06, 2010

How should efforts to combat climate change be divided? Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Positive initiatives in Mexico

Cancun: Positive initiatives in Mexico

Dec 06, 2010

Mexico is working out how to keep growing while simultaneously reducing carbon emissions. Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Colombia: with some of the 3 million displaced

Colombia: with some of the 3 million displaced

Dec 04, 2010

ACT member LWF works with some of the more than three million people who have been forcibly displaced, helping them grow food to survive

Cancun: Complicated discussions about shipping and aviation

Cancun: Complicated discussions about shipping and aviation

Dec 03, 2010

COP 16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun. December 3

Cancun: Japan pulls the brake

Cancun: Japan pulls the brake

Dec 02, 2010

COP16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Climate refugees brought on to the agenda

Cancun: Climate refugees brought on to the agenda

Dec 01, 2010

December 1. ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

Cancun: Christmas gifts for everyone

Cancun: Christmas gifts for everyone

Nov 30, 2010

COP16, Cancun 2010 - ACT's climate change advisor Mattias Mattias Söderberg blogs the latest breaking news from Cancun.

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Post-2015 development agenda

Post-2015 development agenda

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Climate change

Climate change

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Development effectiveness

Development effectiveness

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Human rights and protection

Human rights and protection

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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 Food security

Food security

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