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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Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development

Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development

May 27, 2011

Time to bridge the gap between emergencies and development: ACT champions disaster risk reduction strategy

Personal security is your responsibility too

Personal security is your responsibility too

May 25, 2011

Dark alleys in Nicaragua – in Geneva

Standing up to political intimidation

Standing up to political intimidation

May 25, 2011

When the armed bodyguards of a local politician approached Zahid Ali, it was just the beginning of a very difficult day

PWRDF in the Field: Pakistan Flood Relief

PWRDF in the Field: Pakistan Flood Relief

May 13, 2011

Giving hope to future young men who are learning skills to keep themselves employed

Sri Lanka - reaching out

Sri Lanka - reaching out

Mar 31, 2011

ACT supports communities affected by war, massacres, displacement and floods one after the other.

Malawi: hunger in a land of plenty

Malawi: hunger in a land of plenty

Mar 24, 2011

Paul Jeffrey reports on ACT Alliance work to battle food insecurity in Malawi

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Mar 07, 2011

Gaza’s farmers have the potential to export 2300 tonnes of strawberries, 55 million carnation flowers and 714 tons of cherry tomatoes every year, after meeting the demands of its local market

What does the future hold for Gaza's youth?

What does the future hold for Gaza's youth?

Mar 07, 2011

At least 780,000 children in Gaza are under 18. This is a generation that has grown up in one of the most turbulent, bloody and poverty-ridden periods in Gaza’s history

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Mar 01, 2011

ACT member LWF/DWS is working closely with communities for sustainable development

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.

Issues

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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