Sectors

We work in 21 different sectors with our partners monitoring project.

Agricultural inputs
Agricultural inputs
Agricultural inputs

Agricultural inputs

Many agricultural workers lack information on the right types of agricultural inputs to use. Additionally, there is often a lack of good quality inputs which affects crop yields and ultimately creates high demand in the market which pushes up prices. ...
4 Projects
3 Countries
3 Partners
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Agricultural water resources
Agricultural water resources
Agricultural water resources

Agricultural water resources

There is often competition for limited water supplies, so it is essential to ensure that agricultural systems and canals are built to a high quality in order to reduce water leakage. However, leaks and cracks are often found in these systems, dams are often built with poor quality materials and not ...
28 Projects
6 Countries
6 Partners
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Agriculture
Agriculture
Agriculture

Agriculture

In addition to ensuring good quality agricultural inputs are used and agricultural systems are functioning effectively in order to minimise food shortages, there is also the challenge of storing and selling produce. The challenges encountered in this area have historically centred around the lack of ...
11 Projects
6 Countries
7 Partners
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Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation

Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation

Many citizens in the countries we work in are not connected to the national water network, with cost often being the prohibiting factor. This leads to the use and consumption of water from other sources, which are often unsafe and can lead to disease and even death. Responses to this have often incl ...
63 Projects
7 Countries
10 Partners
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Conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security
Conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security
Conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security

Conflict prevention and resolution, peace and security

In post-conflict states, projects which aim to build peace and security, or prevent further conflict are often faced with difficulties based on the fact that tensions within the country can be high, instability still exists and times are hard for many people. This means that these types of projects ...
4 Projects
2 Countries
2 Partners
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Culture and recreation
Culture and recreation
Culture and recreation

Culture and recreation

Providing recreational and cultural spaces or facilities is key to the re-building of community life after any kind of conflict. These types of activities help to rebuild culture and normality, and provide the quality of life which is often so absent during the initial phases of reconstruction, but ...
36 Projects
9 Countries
12 Partners
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Education
Education
Education

Education

Education is a vital piece of the reconstruction effort, and creating good quality spaces where educational activities can take place and where children are safe, protected and catered for is key. Equally important is policy relating to education, whether that be to do with the curriculum or to do w ...
192 Projects
11 Countries
15 Partners
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Elections
Elections
Elections

Elections

Many of the issues surrounding elections arise due to doubts around the integrity of the process or whether the results will be accepted and adhered to. There are often issues of violence and corruption surrounding election processes in post-conflict states, including the buying of votes - whether d ...
1 Project
1 Country
1 Partner
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Energy generation & supply
Energy generation & supply
Energy generation & supply

Energy generation & supply

The ability to generate and supply energy to any population is vital to the progress of a country’s infrastructure. Without sufficient energy, very little works effectively or reliably, and this has serious negative consequences on the basic ability of civilians to live a good quality life. Monito ...
9 Projects
5 Countries
6 Partners
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Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection

Many citizens live in areas which are vulnerable to natural disasters and extreme weather conditions. Heavy rain, flooding and other severe weather damage people’s homes, ruins crops, impair the delivery of basic services and destroys people’s livelihoods. In addition, people living in rural com ...
4 Projects
3 Countries
4 Partners
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Fishing
Fishing
Fishing

Fishing

Fishing activities provide a valuable source of food as well as income for many communities which live in coastal areas or next to rivers and lakes. Monitors have had to deal with disputes between implementing agencies and workers during project implementation. ...
1 Project
1 Country
1 Partner
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Forestry
Forestry
Forestry

Forestry

Protecting and replenishing forested areas is essential for protecting citizens from natural disasters as well as providing for the needs of industrial and rural consumption. Forests provide protection from flooding and soil erosion, which shields communities after heavy rains. Monitors have had to ...
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1 Country
1 Partner
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Government administration
Government administration
Government administration

Government administration

Contact with local and central government is essential for accessing basic everyday services for citizens in the countries where we work. It is through municipalities and other local government bodies that citizens receive pensions, welfare payments, disability allowances and other entitlements whic ...
21 Projects
5 Countries
6 Partners
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Health
Health
Health

Health

There remains a lack of access to health facilities across the countries where we work with people in rural areas frequently having to travel long distances on poorly maintained roads to visit health facilities. Furthermore, existing health facilities are often underfunded meaning they are not able ...
63 Projects
10 Countries
11 Partners
48% Fix-rate
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Low-cost housing
Low-cost housing
Low-cost housing

Low-cost housing

Challenges in this sector are usually associated with the quality of the houses being built. When trying to keep costs low, materials are often of low quality or construction is shoddy, making the accommodation unsafe or ill-equipped for people to live safely in. This effectively renders it useless, ...
6 Projects
2 Countries
2 Partners
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Other
Other
Other

Other

Projects monitored under this sector label usually involve new types of community monitoring and help us to learn which additional sectors our partners and users are working in so that we can add the necessary new sectors to our list. ...
11 Projects
4 Countries
4 Partners
40% Fix-rate
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Roads
Roads
Roads

Roads

As a vital part of any country’s infrastructure, when roads don’t exist, are poor quality or are flooded and impassable, citizens’ lives become very difficult. These challenges arise frequently in the countries in which our partners and users work; the impacts range from the economic - farmers ...
133 Projects
9 Countries
12 Partners
56% Fix-rate
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Security system & reform
Security system & reform
Security system & reform

Security system & reform

Reforming or even simply managing the security systems - from the police force to the prison system to the judiciary - in any conflict country poses a significant challenge. There are multiple blocks to having effective existing systems and reforms are often met with strong resistance from those who ...
2 Projects
2 Countries
2 Partners
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Waste management/disposal
Waste management/disposal
Waste management/disposal

Waste management/disposal

Waste management and disposal can be a logistically complicated process to instigate and has multiple moving and expensive parts, which means that monitors often find these projects to be underfunded or badly organised. If these challenges aren’t addressed, waste can build up in the streets, causi ...
2 Projects
2 Countries
2 Partners
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Water supply and sanitation - large systems
Water supply and sanitation - large systems
Water supply and sanitation - large systems

Water supply and sanitation - large systems

For any country, safe drinking water for all citizens must be a priority in order to avoid various diseases and ensure that people are not dehydrated or ill. However, large-scale water systems can often be expensive to install and maintain while the infrastructure necessary to connect these large sy ...
58 Projects
8 Countries
10 Partners
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Women's equality organisations and institutions
Women's equality organisations and institutions
Women's equality organisations and institutions

Women's equality organisations and institutions

In many countries around the world, women are treated differently to men, facing discrimination in many various forms. When monitoring projects that deal with increasing equality between men and women, the challenges can be significant and dangerous. They can range from resistance from the community ...
2 Projects
1 Country
2 Partners
67% Fix-rate
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