Humanitarian Evidence Syntheses: A Mapping Exercise

By Kristin Bushby | April 2015

How has the humanitarian sector synthesized and catalogued evidence based-research between 2009 and the present? The attached map is a starting point for identifying existing evidence synthesis outputs in this…

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Mapping Evidence Syntheses in the Humanitarian Sector: Insights and Challenges

This publication accompanies a catalog of existing evidence syntheses in the humanitarian sector and discusses the methodological approach to this exercise. The purpose of this study was three-fold: (a) to identify…

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Breaking the Hourglass: Partnerships in Remote Management Settings–The Cases of Syria and Iraqi Kurdistan


International organizations increasingly rely on local partners to engage in humanitarian action. This is particularly the case in highly insecure situations or when host governments limit or deny international access….

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Against the Grain: The Cereal Trade in Darfur


“This report is the third in a series of in-depth studies researching and analyzing the impact of conflict and associated factors on trade in Darfur’s main agricultural and livestock commodities….

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Inhumanity and Humanitarian Action

By Norah Niland | September 2014

The divisive and discriminatory policies that have disfigured Sri Lankan society and its political culture for much of its contemporary history did not disappear when the Tamil Tigers and civilians,…

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