October 05, 2017
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Navarra Center for International Development’s fellows Alex Armand and Joseph Gomes have been awarded a two-year grant from the Fundación Ramón Areces to fund the study Defection Messaging and Armed Group Behavior. 

This study will focus on how combatants can be convinced to leave guns aside and gain an effective return to the civil society. It will have two main objectives: to calculate the effectiveness of radio messages in increasing defections and to observe the impact that those messages on the general strategy of armed groups.

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September 13, 2017
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On September 7th and 8th, the Navarra Center for International Development (NCID), together with Fundación PROFIN, NCID’s main partner in Bolivia, The Swiss Cooperation in Bolivia, and the Latin American Association of Agricultural Insurance organized an international conference on agricultural insurance in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

The conference gathered 115 participants from 7 different countries (Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, and Spain), with 16 speakers from both private and public entities. Among the participants was the Ambassador of Swi...

June 28, 2017
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Stefan Dercon, professor at the Blavatnick School of Government, Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economics, both at the University of Oxford, and Chief Economist of the Department for International Development of the UK Government, spoke about Biased Civil Servants at the 6th NCID Research Workshop.