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A window of opportunity for reform in post-conflict settings? The case of Human Resources for Health policies in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012Conflict and health, 2014Decisions taken in the early recovery period after conflicts may affect the development of health systems. Additionally, some suggest that the immediate post-conflict period may allow for the opening of a political ‘window of opportunity’ for reform.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2017This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of South Sudan.OrganisationHealthcare in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS) remains a real challenge, with poor performance on many health-related goals.Document
Shadow value chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West AfricaU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017The illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa.Document
Compensatory livestock thievery: A new trend in economic crime in Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out of a war environment.Document
Focused study report. Exploring rural livelihoods in Afghanistan: A study of two villages in Dai Kundi province.Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016Introduction and purpose of the focused study.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017Humanitarian crises appear dramatic, overwhelming and sudden, with aid required immediately to save lives. Whereas climate change is about changing hazard patterns and crises are in reality rarely unexpected, with academic researchers and humanitarian and development organisations warning about possible risks for months before they take place.DocumentOxford Policy Management, 2017This is one 6 case studies that form the core of the research team’s analysis of the features of a social protection system that facilitate its use in response to shocks, and of the ways in which social protection, humanitarian assistance and disaster risk management systems can best work together for a more effective response.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The literature suggests that the effects of social protection initiatives such as cash transfers and vouchers on social cohesion are positive, but there is very little empirical evidence to back this. This review found no research comparing cash transfers and vouchers from the perspective of social cohesion.