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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Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Al Jazeera photographs Dadaab

Sep 22, 2011

Al Jazeera photographer Azad Essa goes in search of the other side of famine in Dadaab

Pakistan: ACT pledges greater solidarity with Pakistan

Pakistan: ACT pledges greater solidarity with Pakistan

Sep 21, 2011

The visit by ACT general secretary to high-level Asian delegations reinforces ACT's standing in the region

Communication is aid

Communication is aid

Sep 01, 2011

A new video by Infoasaid, a collaboration of Internews and the BBC World Service Trust, deftly makes the case for the importance of information in natural and man-made disasters.

Uganda acts on drought resistance

Uganda acts on drought resistance

Aug 15, 2011

The reasons for hunger in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti are far more complex than two years of drought. In Uganda, ACT Alliance members shows things can be done differently.

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

Jul 19, 2011

Free meals help families while encouraging children to come to school

Gagging orders: little by little governments stifle activists’ voices

Gagging orders: little by little governments stifle activists’ voices

Jul 08, 2011

ACT issues new report

Loans create hope in Niger

Loans create hope in Niger

May 30, 2011

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world and droughts repeatedly lead to famines

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

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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