Disrupting Conflict Strings in Sub-National Contexts

A single episode of violence can trigger off other episodes of violence. The challenge is in coming up with conflict management strategies that can interrupt, disrupt or cut these violent strings.

Applying a Violence Intensity Index in the Bangsamoro

An index that measures the frequency and magnitude of violence can help development and peacebuilding actors determine priority actions that will reduce violent conflict.

BCMS Datasheet, Q4 2014

Violence traced to political and governance causes went up as the Armed Forces of the Philippines launched attacks against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in four municipalities in Maguindanao.

BCMS Datasheet, Q3 2014

Conflict incidents fell on a quarter-on-quarter basis, unlike in previous years when these rose as Muslim celebrated Ramadan and communities experienced hunger during the agricultural lean season.

BCMS Datasheet, Q2 2014

The number of conflict incidents rose on a quarter-on-quarter basis but the number of deaths fell.

BCMS Datasheet, Q1 2014

The number of conflict incidents rose on a quarter-on-quarter basis in the first quarter as crimes and the shadow economies triggered more conflict.