Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
An impact brief outlining program design and key impacts of Mercy Corps' Inclusive Natural Resource Management program, funded by USAID and implemented in Chin and Shan States.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Causal Design/Mercy Corps
A final evaluation measuring the performance of Mercy Corps' Inclusive Natural Resource Management (INRM) program, which sought to strengthen basic communication, collaboration, conflict management, and negotiation skills of key government and civil society leaders who collaborate with other stakeholders to resolve natural-resource based conflicts....
Author / Copyright Holder: Celestin Nsengiyumva, Ella Duncan
Celestin Nsengiyumva is a peacebuilding evaluator working in Rwanda. Through M&E was not his original career path, Celestin now describes M&E tools and methodologies as the “cornerstone of success” for peacebuilding programs in his homeland of Rwanda....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
The toolkit is intended to help USAID and its partners understand the opportunities and challenges inherent to development programming in conflicts where water is an important issue.  ...
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The general aims and specific objectives of participatory mapping initiatives vary significantly. This variation is directly related to the end-use to which these maps will be put, which in turn is influenced by the audience that will view and make decisions about the content of these maps....
Author / Copyright Holder: The International Fund for Agricultural Development
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a specialized United Nations agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in the rural areas of developing countries. Working with poor rural people, governments, donors, NGOs and many other partners, IFAD focuses on country-specific solutions to empower poor rural women and men to achieve higher incomes and improved food security....
Author / Copyright Holder: Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps recently undertook a study to explore the links between conflict and drought resilience among pastoralists in Southern Ethiopia. The research provides strong evidence of the contributions of Mercy Corps peacebuilding programming to pastoralists’ abilities to productively cope with and adapt to the recent drought....
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
Covering 36 million square kilometers, or roughly 30 percent of the globe, the world's forests are among its most important natural resources. However, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Competition for these resources can trigger, exacerbate and finance numerous crises and conflicts in developing countries. This toolkit is designed to raise awareness about the linkages among timber, forest management, and conflict; and to help officers integrate a conflict perspective into their development programming. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
People have fought over land since the beginning of recorded history. Population growth and environmental stresses have exacerbated the perception of land as a dwindling resource, tightening the connection between land and violent conflict. Land can also be a critical element in peace-building and economic reconstruction in post-conflict situations. This toolkit provides a practical introduction to the relationship between land and violent conflict, whether we are talking about how land issues function as causal or aggravating factor s in conflict, or whether we are thinking about land issues that arise in post-conflict settings. ...
Author / Copyright Holder: USAID
What is the relationship among jewelry, cell phones, Al Qaeda, and child soldiers? They are all linked to valuable minerals, and in many places, valuable minerals have been linked to violence. The physical and market characteristics of valuable minerals create the potential for negative impacts on peace and security. Choosing to work with strategic mineral resources in high-risk settings can be extremely difficult....
Author / Copyright Holder: Laura Gagliardone
Interconnections between environmental issues and conflicts ...
Author / Copyright Holder: Jason Gehrig with Mark Rogers
A conceptual and practical framework for water development practitioners, civil society peacebuilders, and human rights advocates seeking to integrate water and peacebuilding in their work. ...