Briefing Paper (in German: Analysen und Stellungnahmen) are always four pages long and discuss ongoing and controversial issues in international relations. By including recommendations, the series primarily aims at policy makers, practitioners, and representatives of the (professional) media industry. Besides, the series is also open to everyone interested in developmental issues.
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Rodríguez de Francisco, Jean Carlo / Annabelle Houdret / Ines Dombrowsky (2017)
Briefing Paper 6/2017
This policy brief analyses the challenges that Mongolia faces in the implementation of River Basin Management and provides suggestions on how to move its legal, financial and political implementation further.
Green bonds have been hailed as a key instrument of climate finance. They have, however, also a number of challenges. In order to address them and realise the potential of green bonds to finance sustainable development, it will be crucial to design an appropriate governance framework.
Burchi, Francesco / Christoph Strupat (2016)
Briefing Paper 15/2016
How is it possible to achieve SDG 2? The Briefing Paper highlights the important role of cash transfers in tackling food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. However, to ensure people's sustainable graduation from food insecurity these schemes need to be part of a broader anti food insecurity strategy.
Fiedler, Charlotte / Karina Mroß (2017)
Briefing Paper 4/2017
Recurring violence haunts many countries that have experienced a civil war. What types of international support do they receive and what are their chances to sustain peace? This briefing paper analyses new data on peacebuilding efforts in 29 countries that have experienced a civil war.
Janus, Heiner / Sarah Holzapfel (2017)
Briefing Paper 2/2017
This Briefing Paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of applying results-based approaches in the agricultural sector. We review three pilot projects and apply the five rural worlds concept by the OECD to analyse targeting in the pilot programmes and interlinkages between population groups.
Pauw, Pieter / Adis Dzebo (2016)
Briefing Paper 22/2016
Private investments are important for countries to adapt to climate change. Yet how realistic is it to rely on the mobilisation of private investments in adaptation, in particular for less developed countries? This Policy Brief aims to answer this question in relation to Kenya
Müller, Birgit / Leigh Johnson / David Kreuer (2017)
Briefing Paper 22/2017
Innovative insurance programmes are viewed as promising climate mitigation tools for developing countries. This briefing discusses their potential adverse effects on local agriculture and social-ecological systems and suggests principles for their design that aim to minimise risks of maladaptation.
Martin-Shields, Charles / Benjamin Schraven / Steffen Angenendt (2017)
Briefing Paper 20/2017
This Policy Brief addresses the complex relationship between economic development and migration, arguing that continued development aid in combination with effective migration policy is key to managing forced displacement and mixed migration in Africa.
Martin-Shields, Charles (2017)
Briefing Paper 18/2017
Increasing access to digital technologies is making it easier for humanitarian and development agencies to support refugee processes. This Briefing Paper explains how development agencies can manage the risks and challenges that come with using new technologies in refugee contexts.