Do No Harm / Local Capacities for Peace

Primary purpose Micro-level conflict analysis, project planning and programme quality, and impact assessment of programme on conflict. Intended users Field staff of international or local NGOs, also widespread among donor agencies (headquarters and field offices). It is primarily targeted at humanitarian organisations, but is also applicable to development cooperation and peacebuilding. Levels of application Project Read More …

Conflict Analysis Tools

The following tools have been selected from Chapter 2 of the Resource Pack. They have been chosen according to the following criteria:; – sufficient documentation to describe the tool adequately; – each tool was used by at least one organisation; – the tools cover both micro- and macro-level conflict analysis; – the tools represent a Read More …

Conflict Sensitive Approaches

Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding Governmental and non-governmental actors alike increasingly recognise the need for conflict sensitive approaches to development and humanitarian assistance and are consequently attempting to develop the theoretical underpinnings as well as the structural prerequisites for integrating conflict-sensitive perspectives into development assistance. The paper seeks to highlight the Read More …

Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping

Drawing on critical issues this book explores the key role that gender plays in conflict and peacekeeping efforts. It provides a range of examples and grants an insight into the importance of gender in the fields of peacekeeping and conflict prevention.

Conflict Analysis Framework

Primary purpose Conflict analysis tool Intended users Desk officers / planners in donor development organisations (World Bank staff). Levels of application Country level, in preparation of country strategies, poverty reduction strategies, policies and individual programmes. It can also be adapted for use at the (sub) regional level. Conceptual assumptions The contribution of development organisations, such Read More …

Conducting Conflict Assessments: Guidance Notes

This booklet offers DFID staff and partner agencies’ staff guidance notes for analysing conflicts, assessing the effects of aid on conflicts, and developing conflict sensitive policies and programmes. Based on DFID experience in conflict assessment, the authors offer a three-step strategy to assessing the impacts of conflict on development programming and the impact of development Read More …

Aid for Peace: A Guide to Planning and Evaluation for Conflict Zones

A milestone in its field this guidebook provides conceptual thought and practical support. It leads both practitioner and academic reader through a planning and evaluation process that helps the user to better design development humanitarian and peacebuilding interventions in conflict prone areas of the world. Written for a broad readership Aid for Peace leads to Read More …

Reflecting on Peace Practice

The Reflecting on Peace Practice Project (RPP) is an experience-based learning process that involves agencies whose programs attempt to prevent or mitigate violent conflict. Its purpose is to analyze experiences at the individual program level across a broad range of agencies and contexts. Its goal is to improve the effectiveness of international peacebuilding efforts. [Summary Read More …

A Measure of Peace: Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) of Development Projects in Conflict Zones

This paper examines the critical linkages between peace, conflict and development. Peacebuilding, the paper argues, should not be regarded as a specific activity, but as an impact. There is, therefore, a tremendous need to avoid “ghettoizing” peacebuilding as a type of project separate from “conventional” development. Rather, all development activities (especially those in environments of Read More …

Manual for Conflict Analysis

Swedish Agency for International Development Cooperation This methodology tool has been developed to provide the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with practical guidance on how to analyse violent conflicts in order to understand better how development cooperation is affected by and can affect potential or ongoing violent conflicts. The tool is aimed at helping Read More …