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Welcome to the International Network for Economics and Conflict archive. INEC is a comprehensive one-stop tool for practitioners of economic development working in fragile states. Please feel free to peruse our archive of blogs and online events, access the documents in our resource library, or watch video interviews with experts returning from the field.


In this blog for USIP, Sadaf Lakhani explains how funding small enterprises creates income options for society outside of foreign investment and natural resource employment.

Voice of America News: Scott Bob report from Azaz, Syria

This policy brief for CSIS examines options for ending the Syrian crisis and the resulting implications for reconstruction.

Featured Resources

This ODI report details practices for aid workers talking to non-state armed groups in order to reach civilians in need of help.
This paper focuses on reducing gender based inequality by supporting the empowerment of adolescent girls.