This report deals with recent trends in the ways in which international development aid is used to facilitate development and to prevent or transform violent conflict in areas of limited or contested statehood, based on a number of cases. South Sudan is one of the cases.
Senior Researcher Peace, Risk and Violence at Danish Institute for International Studies
Finn Stepputat works on a number of issues related to violent conflict and areas with limited presence of state institutions. He has published on forced migration, relief, resettlement, rehabilitation, DDR, security sector reform, and state-building. Theoretically he works on stateformation, sovereignty, citizenship and democratization in particular in areas of weak and contested state authority.