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14th April 2021

The new coronavirus is spreading into conflict-affected states. The pandemic and efforts to contain it are much more likely to aggravate and multiply ...

RESEARCH REPORT

1st March 2021

This report by Verso Consulting unpacks the complexity of Pakistan’s border dynamics with Afghanistan by focusing research activity on three key bo...

ARTICLE

23rd December 2020

A coronavirus outbreak in Tachileik has shone a rare spotlight on border-based hotels, KTVs and casinos with links to powerful armed groups, whose ...

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15th December 2020

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, researchers have had to find alternative ways of getting information.

NEWSLETTER

2nd December 2020

How political, security and socio-economic developments affect the people living in contested borderlands and, reversely, how border dynamics shape ch...

RESEARCH REPORT

20th November 2020

This report, prepared by the Afghan Center for Socio-Economic and Opinion Research (ACSOR), conveys findings through a qualitative analysis to unders...

ARTICLE

11th November 2020

Pouring money into health infrastructure will have little effect if qualified doctors have few incentives to stay.

RESEARCH REPORT

7th October 2020

This report examines the history of epidemic disease in this region in order to shed light on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its likely course. R...

PODCAST

30th September 2020

Complex crises tend to expose our worst faults and bare our best-kept biases. They also turn old inequalities into urgent problems, as crisis governan...

INTERVIEW

2nd September 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has once again focused attention on political fragmentation in Myanmar, especially along ethnic divides.

ARTICLE

17th June 2020

The safe return of migrant workers from Thailand amid the pandemic has required an unprecedented degree of cooperation between the government and arme...

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

29th April 2020

Coronavirus has caused import volumes into South Sudan to plummet by 50% – having profound effects on stressed food systems.

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Living Off the Books

Hamza Meddeb

29th April 2020

Economies in the Middle East and North Africa are suffering from supply chain problems due to the coronavirus.

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