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18 March 2014
Over a decade since the civil war officially ended in Sierra Leone, malnutrition still remains a serious problem, with the country ranked among the five states with the highest global hunger index score in 2009. Our recently published report suggests that persistent constraints in resources, skills and knowledge, and lack of political engagement are undermining the state’s capability to prevent malnutrition.
24 January 2014
In a recent article published by The Washington Post, SLRC researcher Leben Moro reflects on the huge stake global powers have in ensuring oil production continues in South Sudan.
02 December 2013
On Saturday 16th November, SLRC were at the DSA annual conference hosting a panel entitled "Service delivery and state-building: Perceptions of governance in fragile and conflict-affected situations". If you missed the panel, you can read about it here.
04 November 2013
On the 25th October 2013 the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) and the Justice and Security Research Programme (JSRP) hosted a panel looking at livelihoods, basic services, security and justice: the socio-economic realities in conflict affected situations at The World Conference on Humanitarian Studies. If you missed the panel, you can read about it here: Livelihoods, basic services, security and justice - People's perceptions of basic services, livelihoods and governance in conflict-affected situations.
30 September 2013
In a recent article published by IRIN, Gloria Nguya reflects on the type of presence the state can have in Dungu, DRC, where many people remain internally displaced and have little prospects of securing their livelihoods.
26 September 2013
In her latest book, Dorothea Hilhorst provides a qualitative inquiry into the social and political dynamics of local institutional response, international policy and aid interventions in crises caused by conflict or natural disaster.
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.
07 February 2013
A roundtable discussion of the practical implications of the African Power and Politics research
17 December 2012
Livelihoods, services and conflict: what does the evidence tell us?
31 October 2012
This month, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) explores the evidence on social protection and basic services in conflict-affected situations, drawing on research carried out during the Consortium’s inception year.