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02 April 2014
When the troops leave, Afghanistan's small businesses face an uncertain future. Richard Mallett examines their plight and what foreign aid donors can do to better support livelihoods in rapidly changing economies.
09 April 2015
The Ebola outbreak that has ravaged West Africa has likely had huge impacts on the countries affected. Lisa Denney asks whether we really know what these are yet?
07 February 2013
A roundtable discussion of the practical implications of the African Power and Politics research
22 July 2014
This month SLRC Sierra Leone research lead, Lisa Denney, looks at the current Ebola outbreak and argues that though prevention might be better than cure, it is much harder to build capacity to do this.
05 August 2014
Hundreds of people have died of Ebola. SLRC Sierra Leone Research Programme Leader, Lisa Denney, has been telling the UK media about gaps she has seen in Sierra Leone's health services.
01 April 2014
2004 World Development Report Conference (WDR2004): Derick Brinkerhoff (RTI International), Paul Collier (Oxford University), Jacob Shapiro (Princeton University), Rachel Slater (SLRC) and Chair, Alan Whaites (OECD) discuss what the trade-offs are when attempting to deliver services and build institutions in fragile states.
26 September 2013
Rachel Slater and Richard Mallett from SLRC have just published an article in Stability: International Journal of Security & Development looking at the transformative potential of social funds in conflict affected situations.
02 October 2014
The economic returns of foreign employment come at a massive financial and physical cost for Nepalese and Pakistani migrants, according to our new research.
26 June 2014
SLRC researcher, Ashley Jackson reflects on this weekend’s voting activities in Afghanistan and calls on the international community to ensure that the results are legitimate and don’t drive Afghanistan deeper into conflict.
02 September 2016
SLRC DRC country lead and ISS professor Dorothea Hilhorst has just published Security guidelines, for field research in complex, remote and hazardous places