This report from the OECD outlines ways that peacebuilding and statebuilding efforts can be strengthened and improved.
The third working draft of this paper from CSIS outlines the perilous position of the economic transition in Afghanistan and what it will take to succeed.
In this TED Talk, Paul Collier discusses strategies for engaging in fragile and failed state contexts.
This report from USIP outlines how gender can be incorporated in the new process of statebuilding in South Sudan.
OECD Handbook on Contracting Out Government Functions and Services in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations
This handbook from the OECD aims to help practitioners have a deeper understanding of the process of contracting state functions, including their risks and benefits.
This publication from the OECD provides the evidence to help donors understand how to balance risks and opportunities in order to protect the integrity of their institutions while delivering better results to those who need it most.
This publication from the OECD aims to enable development partners to map out more effective, rapid and flexible transition financing.
This paper from the Nordic Africa Institute analyzes options for peacebuilding in northern Uganda, in the nexus of the LRA and the Ugandan government.
This paper from the Refugees Studies Center provides an overview of recent demobilizations worldwide, as well as highlights countries in which future assistance might be required for the demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants, and what form this might take.
In this paper from HiCN, the authors assess whether the use of SMS to communicate eligibility to social benefits fosters the welfare of victimized internal refugees. Only a fraction of IDP are eligible to benefits.