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Politics and Governance

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Our innovative research and advisory work addresses how politics and power shape policies, how services are delivered, and how institutions work.

Imagery and ground photographs showing catapult used in the smuggling of drugs from Afghanistan to Iran

War gains: How the economic benefits of the conflict are distributed in Afghanistan and the implications for peace. A case study on Nimroz province

In light of the Taliban’s rapid advance, this research reveals the potential importance of control over cross-border trade to the overall balance of power in the country.
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  1. Inviting non-state armed groups to the table: inclusive strategies towards a more fit for purpose international humanitarian law

    Briefing/policy papers

  2. Composing a symphony or causing a racket? Intentional design for evaluation and learning among subgroups in multi-site, multi-organisation development initiatives

    Working papers

  3. Teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone: priorities for a future research agenda

    Briefing/policy papers

  4. Adapting through Covid-19: lessons from teenage pregnancy programmes in Sierra Leone

    Briefing/policy papers

  5. The European Union Trust Fund for Africa: a glimpse of the future for EU development cooperation

    Research reports

  6. Women political leaders and peacebuilding

    Research reports

  7. Dilemmas and experiences of international support for inclusive peacebuilding

    Research reports

  8. Inclusive constitution making in fragile and conflict-affected states

    Research reports

  9. The influence of EU migration policy on regional free movement in the IGAD and ECOWAS regions

    Working papers

  10. The EU Migration Partnership Framework: time for a rethink?

    Working papers

  11. Building bureaucracies that adapt to complexity

    Event

  12. Linking constituent engagement and adaptive management: lessons from practitioners

    Working papers

  13. Navigating adaptive approaches for development programmes: a guide for the uncertain

    Working papers

  14. Outcome mapping: learning brief

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Contribution analysis for adaptive management

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Adapting data collection and utilisation to a Covid-19 reality: monitoring, evaluation and learning approaches for adaptive management

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. USAID Wildlife Asia as a case study in adaptive rigour: monitoring, evaluation and learning for adaptive management

    Briefing/policy papers

  18. Sampling respondents in migration surveys: challenges and trade-offs

    Event

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