Publications

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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,...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Every year Uganda sacrifices an amount equal to nearly twice its entire health budget due to its use of tax incentives such as tax holidays for foreign businesses. Worse still, research shows that...
  9. Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda are losing $2.8 billion each year through their use of tax incentives such as tax holidays for foreign businesses. Such tax incentives are promoting harmful tax...
  10. A photobook outlining ActionAid's response to the floods which swept through large parts of Cambodia in late 2011.
  11. The final text of the VGs was concluded on 9 March, after a week-long intergovernmental negotiation at the FAO Headquarters in Rome. As a next step, the VGs will be considered for final approval by...
  12. This is a guide for civil society organisations (CSOs) to the Committee on World Food Security – known as the CFS.It explains what the CFS is, why it is important, and how civil society ...
  13. What changes do we need to empower women smallholders and achieve food security? This question has been asked repeatedly over the past several decades, but transformative changes in both public...
  14. Change makers are individuals who facilitate change. They might galvanise communities into action or influence an organisation to work in a different way. The change that they are part of can be...
  15. In June of 2012, representatives of over 140 nations are expected to take part in the “Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development”. The conference – scheduled 20 years after the...
  16. A toolkit to introduce civil society to tax topics in a way that is accessible and understandable.While some pioneering civil society groups have long been campaigning for fairer tax justice, the...
  17. Food Policy Updates from Rome aims to provide an up-to-date information on the global food governance system and strategic activities of ActionAid.
  18. This resource book is for local level civil society practitioners who want to make their own voice heard, and who want to involve more people in their efforts to make their opinions...
  19. This resource book explores the theme of power. It discusses key issues about what power is, how it is used and what role power plays in change processes. It presents tools for analysing power and...
  20. This Conflict Sensitivity Consortium, formed in 2008, brought together a broad spectrum of development, humanitarian, multi-mandate and peacebuilding organisations. The consortium comprises 35...