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Country Stocktaking: Sierra Leone

ISE’s country stocktakings present a thorough view of a country to evaluate opportunities for reform during pivotal periods in its development trajectory. Stocktakings diagnose countries’ open moments and pathways for reform by assessing the performance…

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Insight & Analysis: Transformation & Reform
Regions: Africa
Location: Sierra Leone
Publication Type: Country Stocktaking Summaries
Country Stocktaking: Nepal

ISE’s country stocktakings present a thorough view of a country to evaluate opportunities for reform during pivotal periods in its development trajectory. Stocktakings diagnose countries’ open moments and pathways for reform by assessing the performance…

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Insight & Analysis: Transformation & Reform
Regions: South & Central Asia
Location: Nepal
Publication Type: Country Stocktaking Summaries
Country Stocktaking: Greece

ISE’s country stocktakings present a thorough view of a country to evaluate opportunities for reform during pivotal periods in its development trajectory. Stocktakings diagnose countries’ open moments and pathways for reform by assessing the performance…

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Insight & Analysis: Transformation & Reform
Regions: Europe
Location: Greece
Publication Type: Country Stocktaking Summaries
Country Stocktaking: Malawi

ISE’s country stocktakings present a thorough view of a country to evaluate opportunities for reform during pivotal periods in its development trajectory. Stocktakings diagnose countries’ open moments and pathways for reform by assessing the performance…

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Insight & Analysis: Transformation & Reform
Regions: Africa
Location: Malawi
Publication Type: Country Stocktaking Summaries
Sequencing & Prioritization for Ukraine’s Recovery

When everything is a priority, nothing is a priority. Effective reconstruction in Ukraine requires well-sequenced plans that translate to consensus around actionable policies, programs and projects. This analysis harnesses insights from other international recovery contexts…

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Key Issues for Ukraine's Recovery

International experience shows the importance of anticipating issues that can make the difference between successful or failed reconstruction following conflicts and disasters. This brief covers issues that will be critical for Ukraine’s recovery, ranging from…

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State Function: Disaster Resilience
Insight & Analysis: Transformation & Reform
Topic: Economic development, Reform sequencing
Regions: Europe
Location: Ukraine
Designing Reconstruction in Ukraine

Even as the war continues in parts of Ukraine, attention has turned to the anticipation of planning for reconstruction and recovery. This analysis presents a set of key issues and principles that will be central…

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Knowledge for Resilience

Knowledge ecosystems can strengthen resilience in fragile states but these contexts are often some of the most difficult for such ecosystems to operate and thrive. Harnessing interviews with over 30 experts representing 22 unique research…

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From Diagnostics to Decision-Making: Strengthening the Link Between Governance Analysis and IDA Strategy

Weaknesses in core government functioning remain a critical impediment to long-term development and reinforce cycles of fragility and poverty. While development portfolios have continued to grow in scope and ambition, the centrality of good governance…

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New Challenges, Risks and Opportunities for Effective Development

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the critical nature of effectively addressing state fragility. The goal is well known: forge pathways to self-reliance by building state institutional capacity and delivering inclusive social, economic and security outcomes…

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Adapting CDD/CLD Programming to COVID-19

Image courtesy of the Movement for Community Led Development. ISE is working with the Movement for Community Led Development, and community-led organizations globally, to discuss, collate and share ways in which community-led development (CLD) and community-driven…

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COVID-19 Makes the Case for Getting Development in Fragile States Right

Photo: World Bank Group This article originally appeared in Abt Associate’s Governance and Development Soapbox Blog By Nelly Mecklenburg and Jessica Mackenzie What does the COVID-19 response and commitments for more effective development in fragile states have…

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