Dave Algoso
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Suzanne V. Buchanan commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"Great piece and great resource list, thank you. Please continue to post resources like those listed."
Nov 18, 2011
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Alan Tidwell commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"Great piece."
Nov 18, 2011
Hal Marchand, Ph.D. commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"Businesses do have the resources and the capacities to serve as third party actors to foster conflict reduction. In doing so they serve their own interests and the interests of host states in which they manufacture or generate income…"
Nov 13, 2011
henry commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"This is very interesting, I do think that Businesses shouldn't take advantages of the existing wars but should instead aim on a peaceful society. Thank you for this kind of work its inspiration keep it up.  "
Nov 12, 2011
Dr Bishnu Raj Upreti commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"Good article. I like it."
Nov 12, 2011
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Stephanie Mann commented on Dave Algoso's blog post Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding
"Local businesses can make a huge impact to help create peaceful cities.  Ask me how!  Check out my website and contact me, if you are interested.  Stephanie at Safe Kids Now!"
Nov 12, 2011
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Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding

The following is a cross-post from my blog, Find What Works, that I thought the PCDN community would be interested in.Violent conflict is bad for most businesses. Unless your business is actually related to conflict — say, arms sales or some form of security contracting — it’s generally pretty hard for commerce to thrive in the midst of violence.But what about the impacts in the other direction? How does business impact…See More
Nov 12, 2011
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Feb 26, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I'm an international development professional and blogger. My focus is on the programmatic side of political development, governance, democracy, and peacebuidling.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Uganda, Kenya, Kosovo
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
New York, NY
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Currently seeking work
How many years professional experience do you have ?
3-5
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://findwhatworks.wordpress.com
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Conflict Mainstreaming, Sports for Development, Youth
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
Don't Try This Abroad - Foreign Policy, Oct 27 2010
(http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/10/26/dont_try_this_abroad)

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Business, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding

Posted on November 12, 2011 at 12:41pm 6 Comments

The following is a cross-post from my blog, Find What Works, that I thought the PCDN community would be interested in.

Violent conflict is bad for most businesses. Unless your business is actually related to conflict — say, arms sales or some form of security contracting — it’s generally pretty hard for commerce to thrive in the midst of violence.

But what about the impacts in the other direction? How…

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