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10 things to know about finance for reducing disaster risk

10 things to know about finance for reducing disaster risk

Books or book chapters, March 2015
This infographic booklet focuses on the basics of DRR finance and the opportunities that the Post-2015 development finance landscape can offer. In the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction it is imperative that the discussion on financing is elaborated. it is accompanied by the '10 things to know about finance for reducing disaster risk - full report’ providing a clear overview of the needs and trends in DRR finance, the available channels and a nuanced narrative.
Stabilizing fragile states

Stabilizing fragile states

Books or book chapters, February 2015
Steven A Zyck and Robert Muggah
This book chapter critically examines the origins, policy and practice of stabilization in states and cities around the world. It also highlights how the concept is diffusing in surprisingly novel and complex ways.
Response: towards effective aid and sustainable development solutions

Response: towards effective aid and sustainable development solutions

Books or book chapters, November 2014
ODI Research Fellow Katie Peters contributes to this electronic eBook version of the magazine RESPONSE published by the TIMES Group on behalf of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). The focus is on innovative ideas for cost effective disaster, reposnse, aid and sustainable development solutions.
State capacity and malnutrition: a critical analysis of capacity support to Sierra Leone's nutrition sector

State capacity and malnutrition: a critical analysis of capacity support to Sierra Leone's nutrition sector

Books or book chapters, November 2014
This book chapter appears in the volume, 'New Challenges to Food Security: From Climate Change to Fragile States', edited by Ian Christoplos and Adam Pain. It offers a critical analysis of Sierra Leone's nutrition sector - and of the current system of capacity support underlying it.
Regional Integration in South Asia

Regional Integration in South Asia

Books or book chapters, October 2014
Edited by Mohammad A Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett
A consolidated voume ducomenting analytical research by the Commonwealth Secretariat's work programme on regional cooperation in South Asia.
PFM Reforms: Signals and Adaptation

PFM Reforms: Signals and Adaptation

Books or book chapters, September 2014
This book chapter discusses the problems of public financial management reforms that happen as signals for donors, and the alternative of reforms as successful adaptation.
Foreign aid as intervention in Yemen: how assistance to weak states prioritises feasibility over legitimacy

Foreign aid as intervention in Yemen: how assistance to weak states prioritises feasibility over legitimacy

Books or book chapters, June 2014
What political ramifications does foreign aid have on recipient countries? Drawing from research on Yemen, this article argues that foreign aid can have serious implications for governance and stability in fragile and conflict-affected countries. It is part of the Global Policy e-book "Lessons from Intervention in the 21st Century: Legality, Legitimacy and Feasibility".

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