Publications

  1. Launches 9.00am on 11 May 2015 at MetaHouse, Phnom Penh.[For Khmer summary, click here]In 2008, three sugar companies were awarded nearly 20,000 hectares of Economic Land Concessions (ELCs) in Oddar...
  2. This paper, a part of the "Spotlight on EU Policy Coherence for Development" series, identifies and elaborates key reforms of the international tax system that the EU must push for ahead of...
  3. The new European Commission, led by President Jean-Claude Juncker, has made the fightagainst global warming one of the EU’s key priorities. Two central pillars of European actionon climate change are...
  4. In 2014, after unprecedented destruction and suffering in Gaza, international donors pledged $3.5bn and a change in approach. Six months later, reconstruction and recovery have barely begun, there...
  5. The 2003 Maputo Declaration on Food and Agriculture committed signatory countries across Africa to a 10% allocation of national budgets to agriculture by 2008. To bolster the implementation of this...
  6. Rural communities in the Bagamoyo district of Tanzania are opposing a much-lauded sugar cane plantation project planned by EcoEnergy, a Swedish-owned company that has secured a lease of over 20,000...
  7. Out-grower schemes (often referred to as contract farming in academic and other literature) are an important component of many current public-private partnerships (PPPs) in developing countries,...
  8. Introduction: The programme in Kayin StateKayin is an ethnic state located in eastern Myanmar on the border of Thailand. For more than half a century after independence the state was marred by armed...
  9. This report reflects the experiences of over 3,000 women and girls living in urban communities in Brazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Liberia, Nepal, South Africa and Zimbabwe. While the women and girls...
  10. Standard Chartered is a UK FTSE-100 listed bank with an extensive presence across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The bank offers a wide-range of banking services in 15 African countries. It has...
  11. This background paper Democracy watchdogs: youth-driven participatory monitoring and accountability in the Post-2015 development agenda compliments ActionAid’s internal position on youth and the Post...
  12. ActionAid’s experience of strengthening youth participation across the programme cycle in seven countries, using a specialised Youth Programming Toolkit, draws upon the organisation’s long-standing...
  13. ActionAid's Young Urban Women’s (YUW) Programme addresses young women’s economic rights and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Using a human rights based approach to development, the...
  14. Approved by the AAI Board in December 2014This governance manual aims to guide all AAI’s stakeholders on AAI’s governance and also to stimulate discussion, debate and consensus on AAl’s appropriate...
  15. Key messages and findings:Aid quantity:Despite growing humanitarian and development challenges, such as the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, EU aid is off track to meet the 0.7% aid target in...
  16. Externally designed, top down plans which are based on assumed knowledge of a community’s problems, run the risk of activities and projects being implemented that do not address the real needs of the...
  17. Context: Violence Against women and Girl in MyanmarMyanmar has embarked on a journey of transformation that is evident by the robust social, economic, political and technological reform measures it...
  18. The Danida-funded Citizens for accountability in public service financing focused on enabling the people of Myanmar to engage with the government and influence the national planning and...
  19. Over the past four years, Senegalese and Italian investors (first Senethanol and then Senhuile, a joint venturemajority owned by the Tampieri Financial Group of Italy) have been seeking to produce...
  20. This year saw significant wins for marginalised people and communities who successfully pushed for public policies to promote their rights and reduce poverty and inequality.ActionAid’s way of working...