Visualizing UN procurements from Syria (2015-2020)

Visualizing UN procurements from Syria (2015-2020)

United Nations agencies procure many commodities and services from Syria to support their aid operations in the country. In 2020, for example, $245 million was spent on procurement, which constitutes nearly 10% of the UN’s overall spending in Syria. In this...
Visualizing Syria’s 2020, 2021, and 2022 Budgets

Visualizing Syria’s 2020, 2021, and 2022 Budgets

OPC has obtained a line-by-line breakdown of the 2020, 2021, 2022 budgets. To make a more digestible and useful research tool, OPC has visualized the data in the interactive dashboard presented below. Click on the data to filter by year. You can use the tool to...
Visualizing Syria’s Merchandise Trade 2010-2019

Visualizing Syria’s Merchandise Trade 2010-2019

The Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics releases the merchandise trade data of regime-held areas broken down by year, destination or country of origin, value, quantity, and commodity type, making it a valuable resource for analysts. However, the data is released...
The Kin Who Count: Mapping Raqqa’s Tribal Topology

The Kin Who Count: Mapping Raqqa’s Tribal Topology

Haian Dukhan*, Ammar al-Hamad**, Karam Shaar This study is republished in the Middle East Institute (MEI) as part of the partnership between OPC and the MEI. Hierarchical Tree of Raqqa’s Arab Tribes Introduction The northern Syrian governorate of Raqqa came to the...