Center for South and Central Asia (SCA) works to promote peace and stability in this strategically important but conflict-ridden region of the world. With experts based at headquarters and working from field offices in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Center:
conducts and supports policy-relevant research and analysis on conflict dynamics;
provides grants to civil society organizations to test innovative conflict-resolution initiatives;
develops the capacity of government and non-government institutions through education and training activities to peacefully resolve conflicts.