Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
This paper reports the results of a randomized evaluation of an unconditional cash transfer and voucher program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In this report from the Rift Valley Institute, Dan Fahey sets out the background to the years of conflict in Ituri district of the north-eastern DRC.
This report from International Alert aims to deepen understanding of diaspora communities in the UK and to improve partnerships between the diaspora and policymakers on peacebuilding and development policy and practice.
This video from Raise Hope for Congo outlines the details of Congo’s conflict gold trade and puts the spotlight on jewelry companies who can play a role in reforming this deadly trade.
In this this in-depth report from Rio Tinto, Bruce Harvey and Vicky Bowman discuss the ways in which Rio Tinto is integrating human rights performance into their overall business plan.
In this paper from the Responsible Sourcing Network, Karen Runde and Nicole Sowers highlights specific efforts and projects that various industrial sectors are supporting and names of the companies involved in initiatives to create more responsible sourcing networks.
This article presents fieldwork covering the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Mozambique and Somalia to show that assumptions derived from the classical social contract theorists frequently lead the international community astray as it attempts to rebuild these African states.
In this report from the Usalama Project at the Rift Valley Institute, Jason Stearns illuminates the conflict in Eastern Congo including the conflict’s main actors and their interests.
This paper, part two of a three-part series, from the Enough Project describes the process, leverage, and substance necessary to create a path towards a viable peace in eastern Congo and the surrounding region.