Launch of The Economics of Elections in Somaliland
On 9 February 2016, the Rift Valley Institute’s Rift Valley Forum will host a panel discussion launching the report of the study The Economics of Elections in Somaliland. After the... MORE >
Understanding Contemporary Ethiopia
On Friday 15 January 2016, the Rift Valley Forum will host Gérard Prunier for the Nairobi launch of the book Understanding Contemporary Ethiopia: Monarchy, Revolution and the Legacy of... MORE >
Plundered Sea
It is difficult to know how much Somalia loses to illegal fishing by foreign vessels, but estimates range from USD 100 million to over USD 450 million per annum. Illegal fishing costs... MORE >
Peace and Security in North East Kenya
In 2015 the attack on Garissa University seemed to mark a new low for a region long beset by insecurity. As 2016 begins, there is hope that a new regional security approach, led by national... MORE >
Horn of Africa Course 2016
The Horn Course covers Somalia, Somaliland, Puntland, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Northern Kenya. It examines the historical and contemporary features that make the Horn one of the... MORE >