Category Archives: Fragile States Index 2019

Africa’s Islands of Stability

BY J.J. MESSNER “Mauritius was made first and then heaven … and heaven was copied after Mauritius.” So said Mark Twain in 1896 at a time when the small Indian Ocean island nation was under British rule (after having previously changed hands from the Portuguese, to the Dutch, and then to the French). At a time […]

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The Caucasus Give Cause for Cautious Optimism

BY PATRICIA TAFT Straddling Europe and Asia, the South Caucasus has long been considered a region of strategic importance for past empires and modern-day superpowers. It is also a land where the echoes of the Cold War continue to play out decades after the collapse of the Former Soviet Union and the realignment of the […]

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📽️The full-length film on the Country Risk and Vulnerability Assessments — along with a resource toolkit for researchers and practitioners — is available online here: https://t.co/dujHeVL9nQ

#peacebuilding #nationalsecurity #resilience #humanitariancrisis #peaceandconflict #GIS

These Country Risk and Vulnerability Assessments in #WestAfrica measure communities’ resilience to conflict, humanitarian emergencies and other shocks. These #CRVAs are part of the REWARD project through close collaboration between @USAID & @ecowas_cedeao.

View the teaser below:

"We now have a better way of looking at issues... that are affecting human security in the West African region... much deeper... We are able to respond better." - Dr. Gueye, Director, ECOWAS Early Warning Directorate

See the full video: https://t.co/n5g93Pu0f0

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The Country Risk and Vulnerability Assessments in West Africa measure communities’ resilience to conflict, humanitarian emergencies and other shocks. The assessments are part of the REWARD project through close collaboration between USAID and ECOWAS

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