Applications open for RVI's Annual Field Courses 2019
In June and July, the Rift Valley Institute will hold the 2019 annual field courses in Kenya. Now in their sisteenth year, each course examines a different sub-region within eastern and... MORE >
This year in the Great Lakes
Il est indispensable d’adopter une perspective régionale pour comprendre la dynamique politique, sociale et sécuritaire qui caractérise le Rwanda, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC... MORE >
This year in Sudan and South Sudan
​Civil war seems settled as a permanent feature of politics in both Sudan and South Sudan. State and parastatal armed actors, insurgents and armed groups of various sorts are a regularized... MORE >
This year in the Horn of Africa
The past year has seen a significant shift in the geopolitics of the Horn of Africa, as countries in the Horn have been drawn into the rivalries dividing the Gulf states and fueling the... MORE >
This year in the Great Lakes
A regional perspective is indispensable for understanding political, social and security dynamics in Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Burundi. While each... 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 >
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 >
Great Lakes Course 2018
The Great Lakes Course covers the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda, providing a deep historical and social context to the current political and... MORE >
Sudan and South Sudan Course 2018
To make sense of current dynamics, this year’s Sudan and South Sudan Course, held from 20 to 25 May, examines key themes of society, economy and politics in both countries at present as... MORE >
The Shading Tree Fund—scholarships for Eastern and Central Africa
The RVI scholarship fund is relaunched this month as the RVI Shading Tree Fund. This follows a generous donation from the family of Ranald Boyle, a former District Commissioner in South... MORE >

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