Funding Conflict Regions
Overall, funders acknowledged that funding in conflict and post-conflict settings is inherently risky. Funders must be willing to assume some degree of risk when engaging in these settings.
From the Report: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Role of Funders in Conflict
Across All Issues
In the past 10 years over 900 funders have supported projects in this region
Poverty Relief Through Women
Women make up the majority of the estimated 1 billion people living in poverty worldwide, so efforts to increase their access to education and training, jobs, and economic opportunities is a vital step in promoting development and pulling nations and communities out of poverty.
From the Report: Economic Development and Empowerment FactSheet