Pontificia Universidad Catolica

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP):

  • Is a plural and tolerant academic community, inspired by ethical, democratic and Catholic principles, with respect to freedom of worship.
  • Offers a civic, humanistic, scientific and comprehensive education of academic excellence.
  • Contributes to enhance knowledge through research and innovation at an international level.
  • Fosters the creation and promotion of culture and art, acknowledging the multicultural nature of our country.
  • Engages in an effective and permanent way with society and its

University of Toulouse

Partnership research at TSE is undertaken within the TSE-Partnership Foundation (TSE-P), which operates under the aegis of the TSE - Jean-Jacques Laffont Foundation.

TSE-P is a platform designed to connect researchers and professors, from the University Toulouse 1 Capitole and, other research institutions in economics, and partners (public and private economic agents) to explore new areas of research, to improve the relevance of research for the world of economics and to provide new means for carrying out such research.

Provision of Infrastructure in Post-Conflict Situations

This report reflects DFID’s infrastructure related work taking place in countries that have experienced conflict and the different approach towards infrastructure provision that this requires. The paper addresses the range of experience and knowledge resulting from this work in different countries with a view to providing a background resource for advisors and contractors working in similar situations.  The report covers the infrastructure sectors  water and sanitation, transport, shelter, communications and energy as well as the reinstatement of public buildings.

The Private Sector’s Role in the Provision of Infrastructure in Post-Conflict Countries: Patterns and Policy Options

It looks at some success stories that may offer useful policy lessons for other post-conflict countries. The investment patterns show that telecoms investments, particularly mobile telephony, materialize immediately after (sometimes even before) the end of the conflict. Electricity generation and distribution projects start to emerge about three years after the conflict and increase in frequency after year five. Private investment in transport and water tend to come much later. Within the transport sector, seaports receive the majority of private investment.

Good Development Support in Fragile, At-Risk and Crisis Affected Contexts

New thinking on the nature of fragility and risk shows a shift from a one-dimensional understanding of fragility towards a more holistic approach in which degrees of fragility exist on a spectrum. This approach recognises the need for collaborative, regional and global solutions to tackle the root causes - and that acknowledges the need to broaden the use of institutional influences, policy levers and expertise “beyond aid”.

Maximizing the impact of the World Bank Group in fragile and conflict-affected situations

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the World Bank Group's (WBG) engagement in contexts of fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV). Its central message is that the Bank will only achieve its Twin Goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity by increasing its impact in FCV settings. The report provides insight on how Global Practices and teams across the WBG are tackling these critical challenges, with a focus on cross-cutting fragility issues that appear across geographies and sectors.

Generating Private Investment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Areas

The private sector can help break the cycle of conflict, fragility, and poverty that persists in many fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS). This study draws on academic research and IFC’s experience with the private sector in FCS to derive lessons on how to engage with the private sector to foster growth, job creation, and stability.

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Priorities for renewable energy investment in fragile states

In brief:

  • State fragility is strongly linked to prevalent climate hazards and poor energy access. Conflict, poverty, and poor governance increase countries’ vulnerability to climate change threats, while access to electricity – especially renewable – is lowest in fragile settings.

  • Four key factors make the scaling of renewable energy investment in fragile and conflict-affected states desirable and relevant: cost and practicality, increased and secured energy access, economic resilience, and inclusion and empowerment.