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  • Event

    A new approach to state fragility

    CIFAR, IGC, and the British Academy are convening thought leaders in government, the private sector, and civil society for a robust conversation about Escaping the fragility trap – the recent report of the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development. Estimates suggest that by 2030, half of the world’s poor will live in countries that are...

    28 June 2018

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Political risk insurance and its effectiveness in supporting private sector investment in fragile states

    This background study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    9 May 2018 | Hannah Mayer

  • Publication - Country study

    Consolidating peace and legitimacy in Rwanda

    This country study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    19 Apr 2018 | Will Jones, Sally Murray

  • News Item

    New approach needed for countries caught in ‘fragility trap’, says Commission chaired by former UK Prime Minister

    Greater attention should be paid to delivering basic security and jobs in states affected by conflict and instability, according to a new report from the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, chaired by former UK Prime Minister David Cameron and co-chaired by Dr Donald Kaberuka, former President of the African Development Bank, and Dr Adnan Khan,...

    18 Apr 2018

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Escaping the fragility trap

    Cutting extreme poverty in half is one of the greatest achievements of the last three decades. However, there is much more to do. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set the mission to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Yet nearly a third of the way towards that deadline, almost 900 million people are still living on less than two dollars a day and, in too many of the...

    18 Apr 2018 | Paul Collier, Tim Besley, Adnan Khan

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Escaping the fragility trap

    By 2030, half of the world's poor will live in fragile states. The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development says a new approach is needed for countries caught in the ‘fragility trap'.

    18 Apr 2018

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    Fragility in the data

    This background study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Hannes Mueller

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    A legitimacy chain approach to security sector reform: Working for citizens and states

    This background study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Monica Duffy Toft

  • Publication - Country study

    The underlying causes of fragility and instability in Sierra Leone

    This country study, published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development, broadly surveys the socio-political dynamics of Sierra Leone through the lenses of legitimacy, capacity, security, the private sector, and resilience in order to understand the root causes of this historical and contemporary fragility. It draws from both secondary research...

    18 Apr 2018 | Herbert M'cleod, Brian Ganson

  • Publication - Country study

    Heterogeneous fragility: The case of Pakistan

    This country study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Umair Javed, Ijaz Nabi