Past Events

Conflict Economies on South Sudan’s Borders
Based on research in the area in December 2018, the event will help understanding of how local authorities manage militarised labour and food markets, and how local people navigate and... MORE >
Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET
On 14 February 2019, the Rift Valley Forum will host a panel discussion to disseminate a new report —Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: the case of... MORE >
Book Launch: Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics
On 23 January 2019, the Rift Valley Institute launched Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya, a book that presents a unique contribution... MORE >
RVI Field Courses
The Rift Valley Institute’s three field courses offer a unique opportunity to spend an intensive week with an outstanding group of experts and fellow participants, away from routine... MORE >
Are Remittances the Silver Bullet to Tackle Vulnerability in Somalia?
This event—part of the Rift Valley Institute’s work on ‘Remittances and Vulnerability in Somalia’, in partnership with the World Bank—explored the key features and the marked variations of... MORE >
Book Launch: First Raise A Flag
South Sudan recently celebrated a new peace deal, hoping to bring an end to a conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people since 2013. However, with a number of peace deals... MORE >
Ethiopia-Eritrea Rapprochement
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first six months have dramatically changed Ethiopia’s political landscape. The Ethiopian government looks younger, more representative and radical... MORE >
Screening: This is Congo
On 1 November 2018, the Rift Valley Forum, in partnership with Human Rights Watch, will host a screening of the film This is Congo by Daniel McCabe. The film follows four... MORE >
The Lure of the City: Rural to urban migration in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda
On 9 July, the Rift Valley Institute will host a panel discussion on rural to urban migration in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. The panellists will present findings from their research on... MORE >
Stage d’études sur la région des Grands Lacs 2018
Le Stage d’études sur la région des Grands Lacs 2018 offre une approche régionale et thématique de la gouvernance et de la sécurité en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), au Rwanda, au... MORE >
One slum, three upgrades
On 13 February 2018, the Rift Valley Forum will host a panel to discuss the findings of a research project by International Alert and Kounkuey Design Initiative on the impacts of the slum-... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2018
The Horn of Africa Course covers Ethiopia, the Somali regions, Eritrea, Djibouti, and northern Kenya. The social and political histories of each country in the Horn of Africa are examined... MORE >

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