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Five ways to support state-building and recovery in conflict areas

Hero image description: Livelihood recovery is neither automatic nor linear after conflict
Five ways to support state-building, service delivery and recovery in fragile and conflict-affected situations
Livelihood recovery is neither automatic nor linear after conflict
It is the 'how' that matters when it comes to the question of whether service delivery can enhance state legitimacy
Grievances, unfairness and exclusion - both within arenas of service delivery and the workplace - are enduring issues and must be taken seriously
State-building is fundamentally about how individuals and organisations relate to each other
Supporting state-building, service delivery and recovery means engaging with power and politics beyond government alone