Winning Hearts and Minds?: Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan’s Faryab Province

By Geert Gompelman | January 2011

Afghanistan has been a testing ground for a key aspect of counterinsurgency doctrine, namely that humanitarian and development projects can help to bring or maintain security in strategically important environments,…

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African Migration to Israel Debt, Employment and Remittances

This report details the migration experience and livelihood choices of Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers and migrants in Tel Aviv. The research is based on a scoping study conducted by…

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Mind the Gap Commercialization, Livelihoods and Wealth Disparity in Pastoralist Areas

By Yacob Aklilu, Andy Catley | December 2010

This was a follow up study to earlier regional analysis for the IGAD-FAO Livestock Policy Initiative that examined the benefits of livestock exports by pastoralist wealth group. Mind the Gap focuses on the Borana and Somali areas of Ethiopia, and describes the growing formal trade in meat and animals from pastoralist areas, destined for export markets.

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Final Report: Africa Community Resilience Project Tsaeda Amba Woreda, Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia Research Program on Livelihoods Change over Time

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) programs encompass many different kinds of activities, but share the fundamental objective of enhancing the capacity of vulnerable communities to identify, reduce and manage risk, whether…

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Winning Hearts and Minds?: Examining the Relationship between Aid and Security in Afghanistan’s Balkh Province

By Paul Fishstein | November 2010

Afghanistan has been a testing ground for a key aspect of counterinsurgency doctrine, namely that humanitarian and development projects can help to bring or maintain security in strategically important environments,…

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