Development

  • November 16, 2007

    A severe reminder from Africa of the wealth constructed "on the continued extraction and plunder of Africa's resources as well as on the exploitation of Africa's people" has been addressed to Christians living in the global North.

  • October 31, 2007

    Archbishop Celestino Maggiore, the Vatican's permanent observer to the United Nations, has said, in a UN debate on development in New York,that global sustainability should be a priority for the nations of the world.

  • October 29, 2007

    A copper mining company is selling Zambia short while generating huge profits from the country’s finite natural resource, according to evidence in a report published today by three major development organisations. It calls on Vedanta and its major UK investors to rectify the situation before current contract renegotiations with Zambia are concluded.

  • July 5, 2007

    More people in the world are living in cities than ever before, and this is leading to renewed interest in religion, confounding those who predicted a growth of secularisation, says a new United Nations report.

  • June 22, 2007

    Civilians are bearing the brunt of violence as fighting rages in Sri Lanka between the military and the Tamil Tigers (LTTE), church and civilian humanitarian agencies report. Long-term solutions are vitally needed.

  • May 30, 2007

    Integrated solutions are needed to the problems of water supply, sanitation and protection of the environment, according to the 'Churches for Water in Africa' conference.

  • May 17, 2007

    Sustainability is the central theme for the 2007 Grand Designs Live ExCel London show, and the Green Garden created by development agency Christian Aid and the Eden Project will be a highlight of the exhibition.

  • April 18, 2007

    A leading UK churches' development agency has said that the Paul Wolfowitz saga would best be addressed by a dose of democracy and accountability in the US-dominated World Bank.

  • April 15, 2007

    The first book from Benedict XVI since he became Pope is a study of the impact of Jesus on our approach to God and to living today. It also contains a stinging attack on global inequality and injustice.

  • March 17, 2007

    Christian Aid has backed the UK parliament's accusations that the European Union is abusing its trade negotiating power with former colonies