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SPF Stories of Impact

October 27, 2015

Pilot Toolkit: Measuring and Monitoring in Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) Environments

Pilot Toolkit: Measuring and Monitoring in FCV Environments is designed to assist World Bank Group (WBG) teams—and by extension support dialogue with partners and clients—to measure progress in countries impacted by FCV. The Toolkit also provides a WBG audience with information on monitoring and indicators that have emerged from the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding—a joint initiative between donors and the g7+ leaders of fragile and conflict-affected countries. The Toolkit includes a series of modules that provide practical advice, examples, and resource links on the following topics, which can be read from start to finish or as stand-alone products. The Toolkit also includes a searchable indicator database.

Promoting Peace in Sudan’s Conflict Zones

With financing from the State and Peacebuilding Fund, a World Bank-supported project aims to improve livelihoods and promote peace between groups living along livestock migration routes.

Nepal:  Promoting demand-side governance and citizen engagement

Grant amount: $3.8 million

In Nepal, the SPF’s Program to Promote the Demand for Good Governance helps strengthen accountable and responsive state institutions through civil society capacity building and integration of social accountability mechanisms in service delivery. 

West Bank: Advancing social cohesion and livelihoods through adventure tourism

Grant amount: $2.3 million

The SPF funds job creation and income generation for marginalized rural communities along the Abraham Path in the West Bank, with a particular focus on women and youth. This community-based project offers tourists a long-distance cultural walking route through several historical and scenic areas of the West Bank.

Thailand: Addressing sub-national conflict challenges through community-driven development

Grant amount: $2.4 million

The SPF funded Piloting Community Approaches in Conflict Situations in the Southernmost Provinces in Thailand project. It is centered on community development approaches and building civil society capacity as a means to foster a deep understanding of local issues and effectively engage with the state.

Papua New Guinea: Strengthening the Participation of women in Post-Conflict Bougainville

Grant Amount: $2.5 million

The Inclusive Development in Post-Conflict Bougainville Project benefits women and women’s organizations across the autonomous region through training and small grants for community-based projects.

DRC, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, and Rwanda Join Forces to Fight Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Grant amount: $1.9 million (DRC project visited)

In March 2015, representatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nepal, Papua New Guinea and Rwanda convened in Kigali, Rwanda, and Bukavu, DRC for a south-south learning tour under the auspices of the World Bank’s Global Platform on Addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Operations in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations.

Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016