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Conflict Economies

PODCAST

23rd January 2023

In this podcast The Asia Foundation, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, the Rift Valley Institute, and their local research partners dis...

ARTICLE

30th November 2022

A system involving doctors, pharmacists, political parties, armed groups, and businesspeople fuels corruption and conflict in a medicine supply chain ...

BLOG

23rd November 2022

Abdullahi Umar Eggi grew up in a nomadic family in Taraba State, Nigeria, and has undertaken extensive research to understand how and why pastoralism ...

BLOG

23rd November 2022

Across parts of Africa, conflict – both local and global – is compounding the negative economic effects of COVID-19, with price increases causing hard...

PODCAST

4th October 2022

Over decades of conflict and instability, the border town of Torkham, one of the main crossing points between Afghanistan and Pakistan, has found a wa...

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...

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