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CLI-MARK works with livestock farmers’ and pastoralists’ in Kenya - Image by CLI-MARK Kenya - CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

Climate change and transboundary risks in African rangelands

This report, and accompanying brief, align current thinking on transboundary climate risk pathways with research on climate risk for pastoralists in African rangelands.
Local farmers in Khost Province Afghanistan - image by Resolute Support Media - CC BY 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

What does it mean to take context seriously for village-level governance? Lessons from community development councils in Afghanistan

This policy brief looks at why aid practitioners' governance reforms in Afghanistan failed to understand or engage with existing village-level governance structures.
An Afghan farmer and his family stand beside a tractor - image by SOC Neil Chapman Defence Images - CC BY-NC 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

What does it mean to take context seriously for rural differentiation? Lessons from Afghanistan

This policy brief looks at how aid practitioners in Afghanistan assumed a high degree of uniformity in the rural economy that does not exist, to the detriment of development interventions.
A local breadmaker prepares stacks of bread in Helmand Province, Afghanistan - image by Resolute Support Media - CC-BY-2.0-DEED Publications and resources

What does it mean to take context seriously for engaging in markets? Lessons from Afghanistan

This policy brief looks at why millions of dollars of aid and investment failed to transform Afghanistan's economy.

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