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Webinar 32: Monitoring, Evaluating, and Learning from Multisectoral Approaches to Build Resilience to Conflict and Violence

Webinar Date and Time: Friday, November 20 at 11am EST. The webinar recording will be posted shortly. Webinar Description: USAID’s programming in complex environments takes a multisectoral approach to build resilience to shocks and stresses that emerge from conflict and violence. This webinar will explore USAID’s work in Ethiopia and the Sahel to reduce risks […]

Conflict Sensitive Aid (CSAid) Primer

Author: USAID Publication Date: September 2020 Description: The Conflict Sensitive Aid (CSAid) Primer offers an overview of the foundational concepts covered in the CSAid Training offered by USAID’s Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention (CVP). To access the resource, please click here “Conflict Sensitive Aid (CSAid) Primer.“

Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Note Series

Author: USAID Publication Date: 2018 Description: Resilience is a compelling concept for development and humanitarian assistance because it can enhance practitioners’ understanding of the complex dynamics that influence peoples’ ability to prevent and respond to risk. Incorporating resilience analytics into humanitarian and development assistance can enable people, households and communities to sustain positive long-term development […]

Pathways from Peace to Resilience: Evidence from the Greater Horn of Africa on the Links between Conflict Management and Resilience to Food Security Shocks

Author: Mercy Corps Publication Date: October 2015 Description: A better understanding of the links between conflict and resilience in areas facing recurrent humanitarian crises is vital given chronic violence and instability are pervasive in the areas where major investments in resilience are being made. Yet how best to build resilience in conflict contexts remains unclear. […]

Webinar 31: Increasing Resilience to Conflict and Violence in Practice: Lessons from Complex Crises

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, October 14th. Click here to view the webinar recording. Webinar Description: Building community-level resilience to conflict and violence has become an important lens for peacebuilding approaches, and yet the concepts “risk” and “resilience” are still not widely agreed upon in this space. Throughout this webinar, Mercy Corps will share its […]

States of Fragility 2020

Author: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Publication Date: 2020 Description: Fragility poses a major threat to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and to sustaining peace – especially now that the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to leave the furthest behind even further behind. Today, fragile contexts are home to approximately a quarter (1.8 billion […]

World Bank Group: Strategy for Fragility, Conflict and Violence. 2020-2025

Author: World Bank Publication Date: 2020 Description: The objective of the FCV Strategy is to enhance the WBG’s effectiveness to support countries in addressing the drivers and impacts of FCV and strengthening their resilience, especially for the most vulnerable and marginalized populations. To this end, the strategy sets out a framework to support countries in […]

Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict

Authors: World Bank; United Nations Publication Date: 2018 Description: Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict is a joint study of the United Nations and the World Bank. The study originates from the conviction on the part of both institutions that the attention of the international community needs to be urgently refocused on prevention. […]

Risk-informed Development. From Crisis to Resilience

Authors: ODI; UNDP; Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) Publication Date: May 2019 Description: This report aims to articulate why being risk-informed is essential for national policy and decision-makers responsible for crafting development objectives and delivering global frameworks, including Agenda 2030, the Paris Agreement, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the Sendai Framework, the Grand Bargain and […]

Building Community Resilience to Violent Extremism Through Genuine Partnerships

Authors: B. Heidi Ellis; Saida Abdi Publication Date: 2017 Description: What is community resilience in relation to violent extremism, and how can we build it? This article explores strategies to harness community assets that may contribute to preventing youth from embracing violent extremism, drawing from models of community resilience as defined in relation to disaster […]

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