Publications

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. In Brazil, which is the world’s biggest sugarcane producer, the federal government realized this scenario offered a great opportunity for transforming the country into the world’s biggest ethanol...
  15. A reflection of ActionAid's work in Myanmar in 2013 
  16. Since ActionAid established a presence in Myanmar the country and its people – as well as the organisation itself – have undergone extraordinary changes. Through four stories from the field, this...
  17. Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) is an initiative ActionAid and partners have been developing, based on the science and practices of agroecology and the recognition of people’s right...
  18. ‘Climate Smart Agriculture’ is gaining increasing attention among governments, NGOs, academics, corporations and international policy spaces. As proponents attempt to use the climate negotiations at...
  19. Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) is an initiative ActionAid and partners have been developing, based on the science and practices of agroecology and the recognition of people’s right...
  20. When the Millennium Development Goals were agreed nearly a decade and a half ago, there was a problem. Agreeing to halve poverty may have been a laudable goal, though many would have said that...