State-building: a hot topic in governance

Sumedh Rao is a research fellow in the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre. His areas of interest include governance, statebuilding, and aid policy in situations of conflict and fragility; political economy analysis; and aid architecture. It is widely believed that people in developing countries need well-functioning states. Only well-functioning states can meet the needs … Continue reading “State-building: a hot topic in governance”