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Kalvelage, L., Bollig, M., Grawert, E., Hulke, C., Meyer, R., Mkutu, K., Müller-Koné, M., & Diez, J. (2021). Territorialising Conservation: Community-based Approaches in Kenya and Namibia. Conservation & Society, 19(4), 282-294.

Community-based Conservation seeks to strike a balance between nature conservation and economic growth by establishing spatial and institutional settings that maintain and even regain biodiversity while simultaneously allowing for sustainable land use. The implementation of community-based... more

Grawert, E., Mielke, K., Pleisnitzer, S., Markiewicz, S., Rifat, A., & Abdou, A. M. (2020). Reintegration in northern Iraq: The time is now for Europe to act (BICC Policy Brief series No. 7/2020). Bonn: BICC.

This Policy Brief, written in cooperation with Malteser International, is based on an assessment of the current living conditions in northern Iraq (in the understanding to include the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with the provinces of Erbil, Dohuk and Sulaymaniyah as well as the disputed territories... more

Grawert, E. (2019, September). Between reconciliation, resignation and revenge: (Re-)integration of refugees, internally displaced people and ex-combatants in Sierra Leone in a long-term perspective (BICC Working Paper series No. 8/2019). Bonn: BICC.

Sierra Leone is known for the successful reintegration of a high number of returning refugees  and internally displaced people (IDPs), many of whom had stayed in protracted displacement   situations during the eleven years of a most cruel internal war. The war was intertwined with... more

Grawert, E. (2019, March). Between aid dependence, neighbourhood solidarity and the EU-Jordan Compact. Livelihood analysis of Syrian refugees in Greater Amman (BICC Working Paper series No. 4/2019). Bonn: BICC.

Jordan, with a population of about ten million, hosts 1.3 million Syrians of whom 670,000 are UNHCR-registered refugees, as well as nearly 85,000 registered refugees from other countries and is thus one of the countries with the highest proportion of refugees in the world. Most of them (83 per... more

Grawert, E. (2019, March). Post-war reintegration and reconciliation: Learning from Sierra Leone (BICC Policy Brief series No. 4/2019). Bonn: BICC.

During the eleven years of civil war in Sierra Leone, more than two million people—more than half of the population—were displaced and between 50,000 and 70,000 people were killed. In BICC Policy Brief 4\2019 the author Elke Grawert addresses post-war reintegration and reconciliation. The... more

Grawert, E. (2019, March). The EU–Jordan Compact – A model for burden-sharing in refugee crises? (BICC Policy Brief series No. 3/2019). Bonn: BICC.

The EU-Jordan Compact links support for the government of Jordan as the host country of more than 670,000 registered Syrian refugees (in 2018) with economic cooperation and trade liberalisation to satisfy the interests of the government of Jordan and the European Union (EU). Established in 2016,... more

Grawert, E., & Mielke, K. (2018, November). Coping with protracted displacement - How Afghans secure their livelihood in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan (BICC Working Paper series No. 2/2018). Bonn: BICC.

This Working Paper addresses the situation of Afghans before, during and after  their displacements in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. Its aim is: (1) to under- stand how internally displaced lower-class Afghans, refugees who have   returned and Afghan refugees staying in... more

Grawert, E., & Mielke, K. (2018, May). Exodus aus Afghanistan: Wie Deutschland Selbsthilfe und Eigeninitiativen unterstützen kann (BICC Policy Brief series No. 5/2018). Bonn: BICC.

In BICC Policy Brief 5\2018 the authors Katja Mielke and Elke Grawert discuss how Germany can support the agency of Afghans in protracted displacement. Based on their field research, they in particular recommend: \ Take the initiative for Afghanistan in the Global Compact for Migration: For... more

Grawert, E. (2018, April). Towards conflict-sensitive employment in large-scale infrastructure projects in fragile and conflict-affected settings: Recommendations for donor agencies (BICC Policy Brief series No. 3/2018). Bonn: BICC.

In BICC's recent Policy Brief “Towards conflict-sensitive employment in large-scale infrastructure projects in fragile and conflict-affected settings”, Elke Grawert, based on intensive discussions with owners, managers of construction and transport companies as well as employees and workers,... more

Grawert, E., Isikozlu, E., Murtaza Haqeeqat, M., & Shirzad, F. (2017). Conflict-sensitive employment framework (CSEF) for construction and transport companies. Bonn: BICC.

When companies operate in fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCAS), they encounter a range of particular problems. Many companies try to protect staff, premises and ­machinery by hiring security guards. Armed guards ­escort convoys of trucks. Expenditures for security ­measures can be quite... more

Grawert, E., & Shirzad, F. (2017, July). Conflict-sensitive employment in Afghan construction and transport companies (BICC Working Paper series No. 5/2017). Bonn: BICC.

With the aim of identifying the challenges of and motives for conflict-sensitive employment, the authors Elke Grawert (BICC) and Fazalrabi Shirzad (The Liaison Office, TLO) present a qualitative study on construction and transport companies in Afghanistan, based on interviews with company owners... more

Grawert, E. (2017). Defending economic privileges: The role of militaries in the Arab Spring. In U. Rabi, & A. Bouasria (Eds.), Lost in translation. New paradigms for the Arab Spring (pp. 54-77). Brighton: Sussex Academic Press.

Lost in Translation: New Paradigms for the Arab Spring is a contributory work by Middle East experts. As well as political and social analysis of the events and aftermath of the Arab Spring, the work provides a complex of paradigms (ranging from complexity studies to sport) which have thus far... more

Grawert, E., Nusrat, R., & Shah, Z. (2017, May). Afghanistan’s cross-border trade with Pakistan and Iran and the responsibility for conflict-sensitive employment (BICC Working Paper series No. 4/2017). Bonn: BICC.

This Working Paper focuses on transporters, i. e. hauliers, as important actors in the border areas between Afghanistan and its neighbours Pakistan and Iran. The transport sector is sensitive to market fluctuations and a volatile business environment, reacting strongly with increasing or declining... more

Grawert, E., Hansohm, D., & Nusrat, R. (2017, January). Is conflict sensitivity applicable to employment? (BICC Working Paper series No. 1/2017). Bonn: BICC.

“Conflict-sensitivity” is a catchword that addresses business practices in environments of armed conflict. The United Nations Global Compact and international finance institutions are devoting efforts into convincing companies to comply with principles aiming to provide the private sector with a... more

Grawert, E., & Abul-Magd, Z. (Eds.). (2016). Businessmen in arms: How the military and other armed groups profit in the MENA Region. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime power or a crucial part of patronage networks in political systems. This collection of essays from international experts examines the economic interests of... more

Mielke, K., & Grawert, E. (2016, February). Why Afghanistan is no safe country of origin (BICC Policy Brief series No. 1/2016). Bonn: BICC.

Based on their field research, the authors Katja Mielke and Elke Grawert reason in policy brief 1/2016 why Afghanistan is no safe country of return. They give policy recommendations that take into account the complex insecurity situation in which the Afghan population finds itself after the decline... more

Grawert, E. (2015). Anhaltend, ungelöst: Der Darfur-Konflikt und die Erfolglosigkeit der VN-Einsätze im Sudan. Zeitschrift für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, 4(2), 262-308.

The Darfur conflict is part of a bigger lasting violent conflict that had been latent since the 1980 s and erupted massively between 2003 and 2006. Characterized by national conflict constellations within Sudan and South Sudan, as well as violent conflicts crossing borders. International actors are... more

Grawert, E. (Ed.). (2014). Forging Two Nations Insights on Sudan and South Sudan. Addis Ababa: Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa.

One nation becoming two- looking into an arduous process ridden with violence, and sketching out the struggles with the legacies of an already troubled history, are the motivations for this publication on the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan. The governments and societies of the... more

Grawert, E., & Andrä, C. (2013, May). Oil investment and conflict in Upper Nile State (Brief series No. 48). Bonn: BICC.

This brief aims to contribute to the study of the relationship between government, oil corporations, and local communities in South Sudan. Its area of study are the oil fields of Blocks 3 and 7 in Melut and Maban Counties, Upper Nile State, the largest oil producing area in the country,... more

Grawert, E. (2012). Making a living in rural Sudan.. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Food Production of Women, Labour Migration of Men, and Policies for Peasants' Need. This book was first published in Basingstoke/London/New York by MacMillan Press / St. Martin's Press in 1998. The rights have been reverted to the author, Elke Grawert, in 2007. Reproduction, copy of transmission... more