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Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6788, tabled on 29 March 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, following their contribution of £1.2 billion in the 2017–18 financial year to the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund, they have commissioned any analysis of the social, economic, political and cultural factors fuelling extremist Islamist jihadism in Nigeria and other beneficiary countries.

Answered on

11 April 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development commissioned a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in North East Nigeria. A JACS is a strategic assessment used to strengthen cross-government approaches to tackling conflict and instability overseas.

All Conflict, Stability and Security Fund programmes use a wide range of analysis to inform their design.