Where to start with Conflict Sensitivity

Three main steps Understand the context in which you operate Understand the two-way interaction between your intervention and the context Use this understanding to avoid negative impacts and maximise positive impacts of your intervention on conflict dynamics Understand the context in which you operate: Conflict analysis is the systematic study of the profile, causes, actors, Read More …

An Example of Conflict Sensitivity in Practice

Throughout the 20th Century, Burundi was plagued by severe inter-ethnic violence. As late as 2008, there was significant fighting between the major protagonists in the capital, Bujumbura. In 2009, a development agency agreed to a government request to build a road from the capital to a remote location that had not previously been connected to Read More …