Briefings and Meeting Reports

Remittance transfers to Somalia
Somali migrants from around the world remit $1.3 billion annually. This exceeds the total sum for humanitarian aid to Somalia, which reaches $800 million at its highest. Remittances make a... MORE >
Managing development and security in north-eastern Kenya
This joint meeting of the Rift Valley Institute and Road International was opened by Nuur Mohamud Sheekh, Coordinator of the RVI Nairobi Forum, who introduced Rage Mohamed of Road... MORE >
What future for democracy in Somaliland?
Mark Bradbury, RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, welcomed participants to the launch of Somalilanders Speak: Lessons from the 2012 local elections, a report... MORE >
My father's journey
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, welcomed the panellists and audience to this literary evening organised by Kwani Trust and the Rift Valley Institute... MORE >
The Somalia Conference in London, May 2013
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn and East Africa Regional Director, welcomed the distinguished guests and explained that this forum followed on from one which took place in Mogadishu on the 27... MORE >
Pastoralism and development in Africa
Ambreena Manji, Director of the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA), welcomed all those attending and expressed her hope for further collaboration, particularly around issues of... MORE >
A War on Men?
Mark Bradbury welcomed participants and explained this inception workshop was planned to develop a research framework and identify key issues and questions for a two-year study by RVI and... MORE >
The Somalia Conference in London, May 2013
On 7 May 2013, the Federal Government of Somalia and the UK government will co-host the Somalia Conference in London aimed at harnessing international support for reconstruction and... MORE >
Le maintien de la paix sans stratégie politique
Ce briefing du Projet Usalama expose l'histoire de la participation de l'ONU dans l’est de la RDC et analyse les défis qui continuent de faire face à la mission, même au moment où elle se... MORE >
Continuity and change in Somalia
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, opened this joint event with BIEA to launch a special issue of the Journal of Eastern Africa Studies ... MORE >
The perils of peacekeeping without politics
On 18 April 2013, the RVI’s Usalama Project published its third briefing paper, on the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ‘The Perils of Peacekeeping without Politics... MORE >
Nuruddin Farah in conversation with Binyavanga Wainaina
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, welcomed Nuruddin Farah, Binyavanga Wainaina and the large audience to the Nairobi Forum. In his introductory... MORE >

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