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Reports and resources for development and humanitarian practitioners, policy makers and academia. You can find all our key resources on policy and practice from around the world below - including tools, frameworks, best practice and reports on humanitarian, health, markets, governance, tax, climate, gender and conflict. 

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Infographics for financing our future  

Published: 1 September 2015

Argues that UK Government and multilateral development banks should play role in transition to equitable zero-carbon energy systems in global South.

Published: 1 September 2013

Position paper on the ‘Financing for Development’ (FfD) process in the lead up to the third UN conference in July 2015.

Published: 1 January 2015

Policy brief sets a number of recommendations for the OECD and the G20 to consider ahead of the G20’s summit in St Petersburg.

Published: 1 January 2013

This paper looks at corporate behaviour and OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises.

Published: 1 November 2005

In this report, we argue that Western governments are not doing enough to champion legitimate business practices. 

How traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in Malawi are being retrained to ensure mother's can access skilled care.

Published: 1 June 2017

Womens’ empowerment is a slow and incremental process, in which village and savings loan groups (VSL) can play a crucial role.

Published: 1 April 2016

In Bolivia, progressive laws have proved insufficient in empowering women and had an unintended consequence – widespread violence towards women.

Published: 1 August 2017

Gender injustice is rooted in unequal power relations and the most pervasive gender inequality is between women and men. Updated 2017 gender strategy.

Published: 1 February 2017

To coincide with the Commission on the Status of Women, Christian Aid sets out its position on gender and the post-2015 development agenda.

Published: 1 February 2014

A summary of Christian Aid’s vision and strategy for gender justice, and how this will be implemented.

Published: 1 July 2014

Argues that a realistic view of the potential and the limitations of economic growth is necessary if we are not to waste development opportunities.

Published: 1 January 2008

This discussion paper looks at how companies can go beyond legal tax compliance, resulting in gains for developing countries. 

Published: 1 November 2015

When poor communities are asked what they see as their best escape route from poverty, jobs and economic opportunities are central to their response.

Published: 1 March 2015

A report from a partner asks why the authorities are failing to act despite ‘numerous academic studies show alarming levels of poisoning'.

Published: 1 April 2012

This report reveals the state of money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion across 13 EU Countries in 2013.

Published: 1 January 2013

Executive summary of report revealing the state of money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion across 13 EU Countries.

Published: 1 January 2013

The good practice guide shares good practices and challenges that have emerged through the experience of ADCAP.

Published: 1 March 2018

Overview of the Comprehensive Support to Vulnerable Families to Increase their Access to Food Facilities programme, 2009-11, funded by the European

Published: 1 October 2015