List of Frameworks for Conflict Analysis

Rojan Bolling | January 21, 2015

List of sources for conflict and context analysis frameworks, outlining organisations with their corresponding analytical frameworks

This list served as the basis for a review of frameworks for context analysis. The results of this review are outlined in the article: Model or Straitjacket? Doing context analysis on fragile or conflict-affected states. With a separate methodological review presented in the article: A comprehensive overview of conflict and fragility: structures, levels, factors, focus.


Analytical Framework

ACF International  Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment
African Development Bank Country Strategy Paper (CSP)
  Country Performance Assessment (CPA)
  Country Dialogue Paper (CDP)
  Country Brief
  Country Aid Program Strategy
Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
Country Policy Paper
Country Policy Paper
  Human Rights Assessment
  HRBA/Gender screening note
  Political Economy and Stakeholder Analysis at Sector Level
Developmental Leadership Program From Political Economy to Political Analysis
European Commission Country Diagnosis
  Checklist for Structural Risks of Conflict
  Conflict Prevention Programming Fiche
  Sector Governance Analysis Framework
  Conflict Analysis Framework
  Political Economy and Stakeholder Analysis
  Quantitative Global Model for Armed Conflict Risk Assessment
French Development Agency (AFD) Institutional Profiles
German Development Agency (GIZ and BMZ) Peace and Conflict Assessment (PCA)
  Livelihoods Analysis in Fragile Contexts
Governance Criteria Catalogue Konfliktanalyse zur entwicklung von handlungsoptionen fur gesellschaftspolitische kooperationsprogramme
Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict Conflict Analysis Framework
Initiative for Peacebuilding State-Society Analytical Framework
Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex Micro-Level Dynamics of Conflict, Violence and Development: A New Analytical Framework
  Practice guide: A Combined Approach to Political Economy and Power Analysis
  Nutrition, Governance and Violence: A Framework for the Analysis of Resilience and Vulnerability to Food Insecurity in Contexts of Violent Conflict
Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University Regime Stability in the Middle East: An analytical model to assess the possibility of regime change
International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS) Fragility Assessment Methodology
International Food Policy Research Institute A Standard Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Model in GAMS
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Poverty and Livelihoods Analysis
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Nayef Al-Rodhan Meta-geopolitical Analysis
Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Multi-Annual Strategic Plans (MASP)
  Framework for Strategic Governance And Corruption Analysis (SGACA)
  Stability Assessment Framework (SAF)
  Fragile States Assessment Methodology (FSAM)
  Conflict and Policy Assessment Framework
New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States Fragility Assessments
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) AJP-5 Allied Joint Doctrine for Operational Level Planning
Norwegian Development Agency (NORAD) The State's Legitimacy in Fragile Situations
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Tools for bridging research and policy: the RAPID Context, Evidence, Links Framework
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) NiGEM Model
Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) Power Analysis
  Manual for Conflict Analysis
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Conflict Sensitive Programme Management
  A combined Approach to Political Economy and Power Analysis (by IDS)
Saferworld Conflict-Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding: Resource Pack
United Nations Common Country Assessment (CCA)
  Common Inter-Agency Framework for Conflict Analysis in Transition
  Institutional and Context analysis Guidance Note
  A User's Guide to Measuring Fragility
  United Nations Rule of Law Indicators
  Needs Analysis Framework
  Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment
  Joint Guidance Note on Integrated Recovery Planning using Post Conflict Needs Assessments and Transitional Results Frameworks
  Socio-economic & Livelihood Analysis
  Social Analysis for Agriculture and Rural Investment Projects
United Kingdom, Department for International Development Country Governance Analysis
  Drivers of Change
  Strategic Conflict Assessment
  Gender Inequality and Social Exclusion Analysis
  Human Rights Assessment
  Analytical Framework for Understanding the Political Economy of Sectors and Policy Arenas
  Politics of Development
United Kingdom, Prime Minister's Strategy Unit Countries at Risk of Instability: Risk Factors of and Dynamics of Instability
United Kingdom, Ministry of Defence Joint Doctrine Publication 5-00 Campaign Planning
  Joint Doctrine Note 4/13 Culture and Human Terrain
United Kingdom, Stabilisation Unit The UK Approach to Stabilisation
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Anti-corruption Assessment Framework
  Interagency Security Sector Assessment Framework
  Conflict Assessment Framework 2.0
  Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework
  Rule of Law Country Analysis
United States Government, Milennium Challenge Corporation Milennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Scorecard
United States, Department of Defence Joint Publication 2-01.3 Joint Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment
  Joint Publication 5-0 Joint Operation Planning
  Human Terrain Team Handbook
World Bank Problem-driven Governance and Political Economy Analysis
  Political Economy of Policy Reform
  Country Policy and Institutional Assessment
  Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
  Poverty Assessment (PA)
  Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA)
  World Governance Indicators (WGI)
Unaffiliated PESTEL/PESTLE analysis