Rapid Assessment of a Conflict Early Warning System Development Initiative for Liberia

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Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Leaning

Department:
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Sponsors:
Humanity United

Dates of Research:
December 15, 2008 — February 28, 2009

Description:

The purpose of the project is to generate a dynamic conflict early warning and response “”ecosystem”” to prevent violent conflict. The ecosystem will be designed to foster engagement across a network of actors in the technology, analysis and policy domains to maximize sustainable impact on the ground and ensure that actionable information reaches stakeholders in a position to prevent conflict or mitigate the impact of conflict.

Website: http://hhi.harvard.edu/programs-and-research/crisis-mapping-and-early-warning