The idea that employment can build peace underpins over USD 10bn of development spending in fragile countries. By contrast, the evidence base that employment programming delivers on this promise is scant. In this project, we aim to close some of the knowledge gaps inherent within this delineation.
In this project we develop and test a new method to collect high-quality violence and peace event data using the “crowdseeding” approach.
A scoping study assessing the use of programmatic micro-data held by WFP Somalia to conduct future impact evaluations.
An impact evaluation of a Kyrgyz peace education program called LivingSidebySide® that seeks to foster ethnic tolerance, resolve conflicts and promote inter-ethnic cooperation among high school students.