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- DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018In 1994, both Rwanda and South Africa emerged from a long and protracted history of colonisation, conflict, genocide, and apartheid which left lasting scars on their education systems. Both countries have undertaken educational reforms to try to strengthen social cohesion.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2018This report focuses on the specific challenges and opportunities of states that are making 2 challenging concurrent transitions, away from both extreme poverty and from conflict.Document
Disaster risk reduction and violent conflict in Africa and Arab states: implications for the Sendai Framework prioritiesOverseas Development Institute, 2018There is a moral imperative to delivering disaster risk reduction (DRR) in violent conflict contexts, where disaster vulnerabilities are high.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The ‘war on drugs’ has failed. Despite an increase in law enforcement, production levels of coca – the crop used to make cocaine – have hardly altered in the last decade.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018Since the discovery of oil five years ago in Northern Kenya, explorations have spread to more than 30 drilling and testing sites. This has brought foreign investment, and in turn, new work opportunities, corporate social investment in schools and health clinics, and options for personal enrichment through contracts and tenders.DocumentOxford Policy Management, 2017The African Risk Capacity is an index-based weather insurance pool established by the African Union to strengthen disaster risk management (DRM) capacity among African Union countries.DocumentInstitute for Security Studies, 2018Government budgets are much like household budgets. In households, we make decisions about how to allocate limited income to buy food, pay for education, transport, childcare and so on. In the same way, a government needs to make decisions about how to allocate funds to buy various public services. As in a household, priorities normally dictate where the government spends funds.DocumentCentre for Human Rights and Policy Studies, 2017This policy brief evaluates the content of Kenya’s National Strategy to Counter Violent Extremism (NSCVE), which was launched in September 2016.DocumentArnold Bergstraesser Institut, 2017Do peace agreements generate socio-economic peace dividends for citizens in post-war countries? While much research has focused on the elite level implications of peace agreements for the survival of peace, little is known about the micro-level, redistributive effects of peace agreements.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2017This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the third quarter of 2017. It comprises an 'expert view' on coastal resilience, an analysis of Twitter discussions from the past six months, and summaries of high-impact grey literature and academic journal articles.