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Conflict Economies

EVENT

19th October 2020

This is an interactive report on how individuals move and interact across borders and transnationally. The report summarises the outcomes of these di...

RESEARCH REPORT

9th September 2020

This paper describes the ways that individuals and families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh cope with hardship and displacement.

ARTICLE

7th September 2020

The Kayah State government’s fast-tracking of a Chinese company’s proposal to invest tens of millions of dollars in a forgotten industrial zone in the...

RESEARCH REPORT

3rd September 2020

Along the border between Tunisia and Libya, informal trade agreements led to a tight-knit border economy. But political changes in both Libya and Tuni...

ARTICLE

11th August 2020

The government’s experiment with live cattle exports upset the political economy in northern Shan State, where armed groups are heavily involved in th...

ARTICLE

27th July 2020

A lack of opportunities in Mon State has turned some migrants to smugglers to cross back into Thailand illegally.

ARTICLE

23rd July 2020

Local politicians in a border region known for its frequent outbreaks of violence hope to transform it into the “next Macau”, but will have to overcom...

RESEARCH REPORT

22nd July 2020

This report is the second report in a series looking at the relationship between modern-day Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of north-east Somalia, ...

RESEARCH REPORT

29th June 2020

South Sudan is one of the hungriest places on earth – this report explains how reliance on regional grain markets is shaping its international relatio...

BLOG

The War Comes Home

Ahmed Nagi

18th June 2020

The Yemen conflict has affected Saudi border areas and is changing the public’s thinking in the kingdom.

BRIEFING PAPER

16th June 2020

An examination of how experiences of conflict, displacement and mobility have changed what people in South Sudan grow and eat.

RESEARCH REPORT

8th June 2020

The Syrian-Turkish border has also allowed Turkey to play a greater role in Syria, fulfilling Turkish regional ambitions while also generating economi...

BRIEFING PAPER

26th May 2020

National response to the virus has rapidly become a new factor in Sudan and South Sudan’s cross-border political economy.

BRIEFING PAPER

18th May 2020

The impact on the khat trade in particular is a good illustration of the economy’s regional and international connections, and the effects of anti-COV...

BRIEFING PAPER

7th May 2020

An exploration of mobility, hardship, and livelihoods among refugee families living in the camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

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