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    Fragile States Index 2016

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016
    Since its inception in 2005, the annual index produced by the Washington DC-based Fund for Peace has ranked 178 countries based on measures of their stability and the pressures they face.
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    Turkey in Somalia: shifting paradigms of aid

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    As the global development landscape continues to evolve, new and emerging actors – countries transitioning from being aid recipients to aid providers – are becoming increasingly visible on the global scene.
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    Political violence, drought and child malnutrition: empirical evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India

    Households in Conflict Network, 2014
    Households in developing countries have to cope with a myriad of uncertain events, some of which may happen simultaneously.
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    Silencing the guns: terrorism, mediation and non-state armed groups

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016
    On 21–22 October 2015, the African Union (AU), in collaboration with the Government of Namibia, hosted the Sixth AU High-level Retreat of Special Convened under the theme of “Terrorism, mediation and non-state armed groups”, the objectives of the retreat were to provide a platform for delegates to deliberate on the successes and challenges in relation to tackling the underlying causes of terror
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    Preliminary reflections on the 2016 Liberian National Conflict-Mapping Exercise

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2016
    Since 2009, the Government of Liberia (GoL), working with its national and international partners, has continued to provide leadership in responding to a myriad of critical confl ict factors.
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    On becoming a responsible great power: contextualising China’s foray into human rights and peace & security in Africa

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    The deepening of China’s engagement with Africa has also prompted the broadening of its interests on the continent. This has resulted in China’s expansion into increasingly riskier territories, which means there is a greater urgency to protect its interests from the political vagaries endemic to conflict-affected African states.
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    War and peace in the Great Lakes Region

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a two-day policy research seminar in Cape Town, from 19 to 20 March 2016, on the theme “War and Peace in the Great Lakes Region”.
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    South Africa in Africa: the dilemmas of foreign policy and human rights

    Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2016
    The Centre for Confl ict Resolution (CCR), Cape Town, South Africa, and the Johannesburg-based Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) hosted two public dialogues in Cape Town, one on 11 April 2016 on “South Africa in Africa: National Interest Versus Human Rights?”, and another on 30 June 2016 on “South Africa in Southern Africa: ‘Good Governance’ Versus Regional Solidarity?” Both events were held at
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    Civilians’ survival strategies amid institutionalized insecurity and violence in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2016
    The Nuba’s peripheral homeland of the Nuba Mountains, in southern Kordofan, is one of Sudan’s current killing fields, with high numbers of civilian casualties, of wounded and internally displaced persons, refugees, families, and individuals.
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    India's Panda the rise and fall of Sabyasachi Panda in India's Maoist movement

    Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2016
    Sabyasachi Panda is an ordinary man with a curious claim to fame. A mathematics graduate from a middling college in rural India, Panda, with his custom short haircut (combed to the side), generic reading glasses, and stock-standard moustache (almost universal amongst Indian men), speaks softly and almost entirely in well-worn clichés.

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