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FUDECO researchers interview communities in Wuro Bappate - Photo by Zubairu Adamu / FUDECO Publications and resources

This is the third in a series of longitudinal studies into the political, socioeconomic and environmental issues facing pastoralists and agropastoralists in Hayin Ade and Wuro Alhaji Idrissa Bappate.
A man tends his livestock in Sankabar Kebele, the Somali region of Ethiopia. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia. Publications and resources

This report, commissioned midway through SPARC’s six-year run, synthesises the programme's work in the period 2020 to mid-2023.
Ethiopia worst El Nino induced drought - image by Anouk Delafortrie / EU/ ECHO - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

This brief recommends that the Ethiopia Disaster Risk Management Commission, supported by international partners, establish a specialist ENSO–IOD facility to plan for the impact of a drought in 2024.
Men on the way to mosque in Bamiyan - Image by Eric Kanalstein / UN - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

Using examples from Afghanistan, this research outlines 10 traps that practitioners and donors working in fragile and conflict-affected regions must avoid if aid is to engage effectively with context.

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In the month in which International Women’s Day is celebrated, Katharine Vincent gives an update on SPARC and IDRC-funded projects promoting gender equality in African countries.
A Saudi returnee with a mobile phone returns to her home in Ethiopia - image by Ayene / UNICEF - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED Blog

Digital financial and information services can transform the livelihoods of agro producers across Ethiopia. This blog - based on a SPARC, Dalberg Research and Mercy Corps AgriFin event - explains how.
SPARC Dalberg Research and MercyCorps AgriFin webinar on the role of digital financial and information services to support producer livelihoods in Kenya Blog

How can digital financial and information services support producer livelihoods in Kenya? This blog shares key highlights from a joint SPARC, Dalberg Research and Mercy Corps AgriFin webinar.

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