Business and Fragility

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CRU’s research in the field of business and fragility focuses on the impact of private sector development on stability, and vice versa. Our work varies from exploring private sector development programmes’ peacebuilding potential, to the implications of instability and conflict for corporate investments, operations and international supply chains.

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Rethinking responses to pastoralism-related conflicts

6 August 2021 - 11:42

Disputes over natural resources such as water and land among pastoralist groups and between mobile pastoralists and sedentary farmers have a long history and are turning increasingly violent. This paper provides some recommendations on how to take underlying political economy into account for sensible and effective programming comparing the cases of Burkina Faso, Somalia and South Sudan.

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Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55