Learning the Lessons? Assessing the Response to the 2012 Food Crisis in the Sahel to Build Resilience for the Future
This report from Oxfam evaluates the response to the food crisis in the Sahel in 2012 and the lessons that must be learned to improve future responses.
This report from USIP seeks to explain the fragile nature of Malian democracy before the 2012 coup and the origins of the current crisis.
The crisis in Mali is currently being defined by far too many commentators in terms of security for Western citizens, and realpolitik is dominating the agenda. This paper, the first in our Peace Focus series, discusses what a peacebuilding approach to the conflict could look like.
In this paper from Oxfam, Sally Baden provides rigorous evidence on the economic and empowerment benefits of women's participation in collective action groups across different agricultural farming systems and markets.
This issue brief from the International Peace Institute analyzes the current crisis in Mali within the context of the Sahel-Sahara region as a whole.
In this report from The Brookings Institute, Vera Songwe and Deborah Winkler examine the impact that an increase in export activity and export diversification can have on spurring economic growth and reducing conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In this report from Save The Children, Anne Stotler Carol Miller and Jennifer Shindeldecker highlight the demographic trends that put children in urban settings at increasing risk.
Using a novel dataset with transactions level exports data from four African countries (Malawi, Mali, Senegal and Tanzania), this paper uncovers evidence of a high degree of experimentation at the extensive margin associated with low survival rates, consistent with high and middle income country evidence.
Sustainable Procurement from Developing Countries: Practices and Challenges for Businesses and Support Agencies
This book is intended for readers who work for businesses and support organizations interested in promoting sustainable procurement in developing countries.