Publications

  1. This report from ActionAid, IDS, and Womankind looks at the role of women in local peacebuilding initiatives, finding that women are more likely than men to adopt a broad definition of peace which...
  2. ActionAid Cambodia implemented supporting the monitoring of aid effectiveness from a gender perspective, in collaboration with UN Women and with funding support from the Spanish ministry of foreign...
  3. This snapshot of our year shows how we continued to link grassroots activism with state-level lobbying, and amplify the voices of partners and women, men and youth living in poverty to achieve legal...
  4. In 2011 a drought and food crisis in the Horn of Africa affected an estimated 13 million people.  In parts of Kenya, the disaster was considered to be the worst to afflict the country in over 60...
  5. When floods swept large parts of Pakistan in 2010, an estimated 20 million people were affected.  Besides the slow response, the absence of comprehensive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and...
  6. For now you can download the new resource bookPeople’s Action in Practice as a whole or in parts. The full document is 230 pages. Part One of People’s Action in Practice outlines key concepts....
  7. This report by Tax Justice Network-Africa and ActionAid shows that tax incentives reduce revenues available to fight poverty. Kenya’s revenue losses from tax incentives and exemptions – as much as...
  8. The deadline to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draws near and critical global objectives of poverty eradication are still to be met. In 2005 the EU and its Member States committed to...
  9. The women’s land rights project is being implemented by ActionAid (AA) in Guatemala, India and Sierra Leone in recognition of the hard fact that struggles for women’s land rights have not yet...
  10. With case study evidence from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Pakistan, and citing global studies and surveys, this report argues that agro-ecology – or ecological agriculture – offers...
  11. A new report commissioned by ActionAid shows that biofuel targets set by the EU will lead directly to an increase in the prices of key agricultural commodities worldwide by 2020. And – while...
  12. ActionAid believes that agroecology-based Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) is an effective way to respond to both the climate and food crisis. CRSA proposes to overcome the gaps of...
  13. Unpaid care work is essential to human development  and  sustaining households and communities. However, women’s disproportionate responsibility for this work makes it a burden and...
  14. There is widespread agreement that biofuels expansion, with its direct diversion of food and feed crops and its indirect impact through competition for land and other food-producing resources, has...
  15. This toolkit and how to use itHunger is the world’s biggest killer but it can be stopped, if politicians take notice and do something. That’s where you come in. This toolkit is a key part of the We...
  16. This paper contextualises issues around loss and damage as a result of climate change and demon­strates the urgent necessity for a range of approaches to address it through scaled up adaptation and...
  17. This paper was commissioned by ActionAid and serves as a think-piece to build our understanding of the gendered implications of the recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions and investments,...
  18. In recent years, communities supported by ActionAid and its partners from around the world have suffered the negative impacts of industrial biofuels production projects and policies. While ActionAid...
  19. In recent years, communities supported by ActionAid and its partners from around the world have suffered the negative impacts of industrial biofuels production projects and policies. While ActionAid...