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Lessons from the ground in South Sudan - ARC Project Brief 1
Generating sustainable livelihoods and leadership for peace in South Sudan : Lessons from the ground. 1)Sources of conflict in Ikotos, Kapoeta, Terekeka and Bor; 2) Cultural norms and practices; 3) Communication and conflict management; 4) Youth and Governance; 5)Peace Committees - "Bringing the Message of Peace"; and 6) Policy Recommendations. Addressing Root Causes (ARC) Project Brief 1, June 2018. 13 pages. Published by Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) South Africa under consortium project with ACORD and DCA funded by the Government of the Netherlands.
Conflict and Gender Study - South Sudan
Report of a South Sudan conflict and gender assessment commissioned by ACORD, DCA and CCR consortium in 2017 under its Addressing Root Causes Programme funded by the Netherlands Government. Executive summary, objective, methodology, constraints, findings, conclusion and recommendations. Findings include people's general concerns, conflict and security concerns, conflict contributing factors, conflict management strategies, individuals are reconfigured by violence, social fragmentation, altered social norms, the future looks hopeless. Conclusions and the way forward for a programming framework including on Changing attitudes and beliefs; Mechanisms for addressing ongoing violence; and Constructing a peaceful future. Substantive annexes on conflict trends, state and security sector actors and gender dimensions. 72 pages. English. January 2018
Impact Assessment Report - Ethiopia
Enhancing pastoral women's economic empowerment in lowland Borena, Dire and Miyo districts, Borena zone, Oromia regional state. An external impact assessment report of a project implemented by ACORD in partnership with DCA from 2014-2017 that had overall objective of enhancing women's decision-making power at household and community levels through strengthening their social and economic capabilities. Programme strategies:
a) the establishment and strengthening of women self-help groups (SHGs), b)enhancing women's economic empowerment through income generation and linkage with formal financial institutions and c) providing/assisting functional adult literacy (FAL) education for women.
Publication by ACORD Ethiopia, in English, Oromo (from p.17) and Amharic (from p.33) languages. December 2017. 58 pages
Catalyzing the SDGs through expanded domestic resouce mobilization
Position paper, January 2018, prepared by Salina Sanou, ACORD and Oladiran Bello for the Africa Policy Circle (APC). 8 pages.
ACORD 2016 audited accounts
CAR NGO Joint Press Release
Human rights and aid groups welcome peace keeper boost for CAR, joint press release 15 November 2017
Societies caught in the conflict trap
Regional research findings from Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan and South Sudan. ACORD and CCFD-Terre Solidaire, 93 pages
Letter to UN Security Council on #CARvote
Joint letter by ACORD and 27 other organisations to the UN Security Council, calling for more UN peace keepers and improved civilian protection in the Central African Republic. #CARvote, 6 November 2017, 3 pages
ACORD Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience: Capacity Statement
Why ACORD works for sustainable natural resource management and resilience; How ACORD works to build sustainable food systems and natural resources management; ACORD's approach, ACORD's learning and evidence; Research spotlight, Organisational capability, Project profiles, 8 pages, October 2017
ACORD Burundi programme overview
Country facts, country priorities, our partners, ACORD in Burundi, 2016 impact in numbers, project spotlight, contact-us. 2-pages brief. English, July 2017, also available in French