Research and Development Innovations for Concepts, Policy & Practice

  • Ending Extreme Poverty in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations

    Background Research Paper Submitted to the UN High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda set the key task for global development to end extreme poverty by 2030. Fragile and conflict-affected states present a particular challenge to this effort. This paper examines the nature of development.. Read more

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  • Development Effectiveness in Situations of Fragility and Conflict

    Consensus is emerging on the centrality of state-building to development. At an operational level, however, the differing mandates and priorities of different donors are resulting in fragmented approaches – increasing the strain on already fragile state institutions. As a result, process and outcome are often confused and because of the difficulty in developing evaluation mechanisms,.. Read more

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  • An Agenda for Harnessing Globalization

    Globalization offers the tantalizing prospect of limitless wealth creation, and yet billions are currently excluded from participating in its benefits. This paper advocates creating inclusive mechanisms for global prosperity and global stability. It argues that without promoting such a strategy, the current wave of globalization risks failure. It identifies five key issues that global institutions.. Read more

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