Conflict leads to development setbacks across all sectors of society. IPA’s research on conflict and post-conflict forms a small, yet expanding, body of our work. Thus far, we have evaluated programs aimed at reintegrating former fighters into society, reducing gender-based violence, protecting youth in war, and other topics. Our Peace & Recovery Program is currently developing new evaluations in this area.

Ugandan women in the IPA WINGS program

Poverty is a staggering problem, with 46 percent of the world’s population living on less than 5.50 USD per day.

A rural community gathers in Sierra Leone

Truth and reconciliation programs have become a common approach for rebuilding social ties and promoting healing among communities in the aftermath of war, but little is known about these programs...