The UN Intervention Brigade: Extinguishing Conflict or Adding Fuel to the Flames?Written by on June 2, 2016
The authorization of the Intervention Brigade (IB) in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has sparked controversy in the international community over the value of such deployments for UN peace operations.
Powering Progress II: The Potential of Renewable Energy in Somaliland, Puntland, and South Central SomaliaWritten by on May 9, 2016
This report provides a common operating picture based on diverse information collected from renewable energy experts, development actors, donors, and Somali businesspeople in the traditional and emerging renewable energy market. This report updates and draws heavily on OEF’s previous Powering Progress report.
Causality and the Levels of SelectionWritten by on March 30, 2016
When is it sensible to say that group selection has shaped organismal design? This question has prompted many replies but few credible solutions. This article provides new work that exposes the causal relationships between phenotypes and fitness.
Why Democratization Does Not Solve the Coup ProblemWritten by on March 7, 2016
Since the end of the Cold War, the military coup d’état has become the greatest threat to transitional democracies around the world.
Community Agreements and Mining: A New Frontier for Social Impact InvestmentsWritten by on December 23, 2015
One Earth Future Foundation and RTC Impact Fund developed this study to explore the role that an impact investment fund may have in the negotiation of mining-related community agreements.