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Does SSR improve security in developing countries? By: Lisa Denney and Craig Valters | SSR | Jul 26, 2016

Many millions have been spent trying to reform the security sector in developing countries. Since the late-1990s, these programmes have become popular as the importance of security for development was recognized. In countries as diverse as Jamaica, Liberia, Malawi, Pakistan and Timor-Leste, donors and other parts of government have trained police and judges, built courts and police stations, renovated prisons, supplied uniforms and radios, introduced community policing, amongst a bevy of reforms. But have these investments paid off? Are security actors more accountable, responsive and able to deliver for their communities? Perhaps most importantly, are people safer as a result? Read more


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