Summer 2015 Issue of Developments Now Available

July 10, 2015

The Summer 2015 issue of DAI’s Developments newsletter is now available online.

Leading off, Chief of Party Vishalini Lawrence writes about building trust in Somalia and how the Transition Initiatives for Stabilization project works effectively inside the country. Her team has empowered local people to plan, manage, and complete more than 300 locally prioritized community improvement projects. Next up, Sarah Maguire tells of the Access to Security and Justice Programme in Sierra Leone and increasing justice particularly in remote, rural, or marginalized areas, where most people lack the time, money, or literacy needed to access formal structures such as police, courts, or legal services.

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Finally, Joel Carter, CEO of the Agricultural Development Fund in Afghanistan, explains how the $100 million-plus fund for agriculture-related borrowing is planning to sustain over the long term under Afghan ownership.

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