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02 July 2014
We share with you the analytical framework we are using to measure state capacity in Sierra Leone with regards to malnutrition, and Richard Mallett has written a blog to help clarify what we mean by "capacity" in international development.
01 July 2014
What are people's perceptions of livelihoods support, basic services, economic opportunities, and governance when living in conflict-affected states?
26 June 2014
SLRC researcher, Ashley Jackson reflects on this weekend’s voting activities in Afghanistan and calls on the international community to ensure that the results are legitimate and don’t drive Afghanistan deeper into conflict.
02 April 2014
When the troops leave, Afghanistan's small businesses face an uncertain future. Richard Mallett examines their plight and what foreign aid donors can do to better support livelihoods in rapidly changing economies.
01 April 2014
2004 World Development Report Conference (WDR2004): Derick Brinkerhoff (RTI International), Paul Collier (Oxford University), Jacob Shapiro (Princeton University), Rachel Slater (SLRC) and Chair, Alan Whaites (OECD) discuss what the trade-offs are when attempting to deliver services and build institutions in fragile states.
18 March 2014
Over a decade since the civil war officially ended in Sierra Leone, malnutrition still remains a serious problem, with the country ranked among the five states with the highest global hunger index score in 2009. Our recently published report suggests that persistent constraints in resources, skills and knowledge, and lack of political engagement are undermining the state’s capability to prevent malnutrition.
13 March 2014
This month, theHive speaks to Rachel Slater about her experience in the field of conflict, livelihoods, social protection and basic services.
24 January 2014
In a recent article published by The Washington Post, SLRC researcher Leben Moro reflects on the huge stake global powers have in ensuring oil production continues in South Sudan.
17 December 2013
NCCR and the Nepal Institute for Policy Studies (NIPS) have recently published a book entitled “Human Security in Nepal: Concepts, Issues and Challenges”.
02 December 2013
On Saturday 16th November, SLRC were at the DSA annual conference hosting a panel entitled "Service delivery and state-building: Perceptions of governance in fragile and conflict-affected situations". If you missed the panel, you can read about it here.

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