Savings and Chance: Learning from the Lottery to Improve Financial Services in Haiti

By Kim Wilson, Mariah Levin | July 2010

Savings and Chance, a study by a team from the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises (CEME) at the Fletcher School at Tufts University explores the ubiquity of gambling practices in…

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Towards a “Great Transformation”? The Maoist Insurgency and Local Perceptions of Social Transformation in Nepal


This report presents the findings of a two-year field research project on local perceptions of social transformation in rural Nepal. The findings, and our interpretations of them, are presented in…

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Rapid Review of the Cash-for-Work and Natural Resource Management Components of the RAIN Project

By Andy Catley, Alison Napier | July 2010

The project Revitalizing Agricultural/Pastoral Incomes and New Markets (RAIN) is a three‐year project implemented by Mercy Corps and Save the Children UK (SCUK) in parts of Somali and Oromiya Regions…

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Humanitarianism in Sri Lanka: Lessons Learned?

By Simon Harris | June 2010

Researchers at the Feinstein International Center (FIC) at Tufts University have embarked on a major two-year research project on Humanitarian Action and Politics. This project builds upon and expands on…

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Microfinance Assessment Consultancy to Darfur, Sudan


This report on Darfur includes an assessment of the demand for microfinance and a review of the existing supply, as well as recommendations on how to close the gaps between demand and supply of microfinance.

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