Search the XCEPT
content database.

Conflict Economies

BLOG

30th August 2022

The capture of fertile agricultural land in Western Tigray and the eastern Sudanese Al Fashaga region sheds light on how profits from cash crops help ...

RESEARCH REPORT

24th August 2022

The collapse of the Government of Afghanistan in August 2021 and takeover by the Taliban resulted in political, economic, and social turmoil that has ...

RESEARCH REPORT

24th August 2022

In light of Afghanistan’s regime change, coupled with the pandemic and an already tenuous economic situation, it is critical to understand the livelih...

BLOG

10th August 2022

Any policy designed to counter the growing Captagon trade must take into account its impact on local border communities.

RESEARCH REPORT

23rd June 2022

This report aims to amplify a grounded understanding of the everyday reality of communities in fragile border areas, and how conflict shapes their liv...

BLOG

8th June 2022

Poor infrastructure and even poorer governance is a critical part of the story of healthcare in Iraq, but so too is the complex issue of the movement ...

RESEARCH REPORT

27th May 2022

A report by Kachinland Research Centre explores the political, economic and conflict dynamics along Myanmar’s northeastern border with China

BLOG

20th October 2021

The Iran fuel shipment to Lebanon was significant not because of its size but because of what it signals about regional conflict.

RESEARCH REPORT

3rd October 2021

Regularly Irregular focuses on the Gaashamo corridor—a series of small border crossings between Ethiopia and Somaliland—to analyze the everyday govern...

RESEARCH REPORT

1st October 2021

Lasanod: City at the Margins examines the economic and political consequences of this ambiguous borderland status, which has led to new forms of reven...

PODCAST

21st July 2021

When the Myanmar military reclaimed power in February after a decade of democratic government, it disrupted the delicate peace process with Myanmar’s ...

RESEARCH REPORT

14th June 2021

Border markets on Yemen’s northwestern border with Saudi Arabia gave rise to a distinct economic system and bridged communities. Yet the war in Yeme...

ARTICLE

2nd June 2021

Idlib is heavily dependent on the delivery of aid, the disruption of which would almost surely create a humanitarian crisis.

RESEARCH REPORT

27th May 2021

Tunisia’s informal trade networks reflect growing trends: the country’s progressive shift away from Europe, and the rise of Turkey and China as major ...

RESEARCH REPORT

14th May 2021

This research addresses the reasons behind the failure of Basra’s local government in providing services to its citizens and analyses the impact of th...

KEEP CONNECTED

Sign up to the XCEPT newsletter

Newsletter