Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has piloted fragility assessments in selected urban settlements in the Pacific using a community-based approach and focusing on the impact of fragility on the delivery of basic services. These fragility assessments aim to examine fragility issues and map out appropriate development interventions in consultation with the community.
Personnel Training and Capacity Development Plan: Improving Service Delivery in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
The cost of basic service delivery in small islands, such as Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), is affected by their remoteness and inability to take advantage of economies of scale.
Understanding Land Issues and Their Impact on Tourism Development
This issue of Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations provides a political economy analysis of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
Understanding the Political Economy of Vanuatu
Political economy analysis offers no quick fixes, but can lead to smarter engagement.
Understanding the Local Context: Fragility Assessment of Development Projects in Nepal
The New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States calls for practical ways to improve development assistance and achieve sustainable peace in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
Building Local Capacity for Peace-Sensitive Development in Nepal
Since 2010, ADB has been adopting a peace-sensitive approach to development in Nepal. This approach refers to understanding the local context, and identifying and addressing potential risks to development assistance.
Understanding and Responding to a Fragile Situation: A Pilot Assessment in Papua New Guinea
This fragile situation assessment explores the context and implications of fragility in Papua New Guinea's transport and energy sectors.
Institutional Strengthening Framework: A Guidance Note
This issue of Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations focuses on state building and institutional strengthening framework which will help enhance ADB’s effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
Customized Risk Management Framework
This issue of Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations presents a customized risk management framework to enhance ADB's effectiveness in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
Practical Guide to Fragility Assessment
This issue of Engagement in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations provides steps on how to understand the local context of a fragile country and how to come up with practical knowledge that could feed into development strategies, programs, and projects.
A fragile situation can be a vicious cycle of fragility and conflict and may result from a combination of economic, institutional, political and cultural, and structural issues. This guide provides steps on how to understand the local context of a fragile country and how to come up with practical knowledge that could feed into development strategies, programs, and projects.
Fragility Index for a Differentiated Approach
The fragility index can gauge the level, degree, and trend of fragility in a country. It can guide the allocation of limited resources and a differentiated approach in countries with fragile and conflict-affected situations.