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Remote Monitoring of Projects in Crisis and Conflict Situations

Monitoring Automated for Real Time Analysi

Read our blog on the SPF-supported  pilot on Monitoring Automated for Real Time Analysis (MARTA), which leverages mobile data collection tools like KoBoToolBox, to collect surveys, photos and GPS coordinates to monitor projects remotely. The approach is now being scaled to monitor the entire social protection portfolio in Democratic Republic of Congo.

  

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Ukraine- Building a New Life and Staying Safe

Conflict Response and Recovery Pilot and Capacity Building Project

Read how the SPF grant is supporting Sursko-Lytovska Amalgamated Community in Ukraine transition back to ordinary life and meet some of its infrastructure and security needs.   

Video I  I Video II.  Also, see another video on Enhancing Recovery in Ukraine.

 

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Helping GBV Survivors in a Pandemic

Integrated Platform for Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response

Violence against women and girls has intensified globally with the  COVID-19 outbreak and lockdowns. A SPF supported helpline is providing critical support to the survivors of GBV violence in the  Nepal.   

Video I Blog.  Also, see feature story on Khabar Garaun launch.

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Can Humanitarians, Peacekeepers and Development Agencies Work Together to Fight Epidemics?

The Ebola – Community Engagement in Emergencies program

A SPF-supported pilot project, during the 2018-2019 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is providing insights into how institutions with different mandates, organizational cultures, risk profiles, and internal processes can join forces in a public health crisis.  

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Supporting Regional Dialogue on the Lake Chad Region

Cross-Border Collaboration in the Lake Chad Region Project

Read how a SPF-supported grant is supporting regional dialogue and development in Lake Chad region.

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Three Ways Parametric Collaborative Urban Design Helps Post-Conflict Cities Build Back Better

During 2017, the Government of Iraq with the support from the State and Peacebuilding Fund and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, conducted the Iraq Damage and Needs Assessment. Read learnings from the report on how parametric collaborative urban designs can help build back better. 

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Rethinking Job Creation for Palestinian youth

FINANCE FOR JOBS PROJECT

Read how the World Bank launched its first Development Impact Bond for jobs in fragile and conflict-affected environment to tackle youth unemployment and close the gender gap. The Bond was launched under the SPF-supported Finance for Jobs project.

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Restoring Zimbabwe's Livelihood after Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project

The SPF grant funded a multi-sector operation to advance recovery and resilience- building in Zimbabwe, and mitigate the impact of Cyclone Idai.

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Humanitarian-Development-Peace Partnerships: Aligning to Tackle Fragility, Conflict and Violence

Franck Bousquet, Senior Director of the World Bank Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Group, explains how partnerships between peace, security, and development actors can tackle the challenges of fragility and conflict together.

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Youth Volunteering for Social Impact: Evidence from Lebanon

Lebanon’s National Volunteer Service Program

The SPF supported Lebanon’s  National Volunteer Service Program (NVSP) to build social cohesion among Lebanese youth by working together on community projects. Evidence showed how NVSP had statistically significant impact on social cohesion.  

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Promoting Peace through Water Management

Southern Thailand

The SPF supported a Community Driven Development project in conflict-affected Southern Thailand that helped communities and local authorities turn a contentious issue of access to water supply into a stepping stone for strengthening community relations.

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Building Peace through Integrated Education

Southern Thailand

The SPF supported a program where a youth group, Bungaraya, works with the Ministry of Education, schools, and communities to build peace through integrated education.

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Water Reservoir that Ended a Long-Standing Conflict between Farmers and Livestock Herders

Sudan Peacebuilding for Development Project

The SPF grant to the Sudan Peacebuilding and Development Project is supporting activities to improve livelihoods, and promote peaceful coexistence between different ethnic and livelihood groups in Darfur. Watch how a water reservoir ended long-standing conflict between farmers and livestock herders. 

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Bowls of Curry to Promote Peace and Development

Expanding Community Approaches in Conflict Situations of Southern Thailand

Through a SPF-supported Community Driven Development project in Southern Thailand, community savings groups have been established in conflict-affected areas to provide low-interest loans to help villagers start small businesses.            Video I Feature Story.

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Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence and Keeping Children Safe in Uganda’s Refugee Hosting Districts

This report, supported by SPF, identifies common causes of violence against women and children in Uganda’s refugee hosting districts, and provides recommendations on strengthening response, prevention, and protection.