Women in Islam
On 17 April 2019, the Rift Valley Forum will host a panel discussion to launch the fourth issue of Women in Islam, a journal by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (... 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 >
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 >
Mass Starvation: The History and Future of Famine
Famine used to kill ten million people every decade but by the early 2000s it had all but disappeared. Today, famine is resurgent, driven by wars, food blockades, hostility to humanitarian... MORE >
Carrada Ayaan Dhunkannay Audiobook
The Rift Valley Institute and Redsea Cultural Foundation have collaborated to publish We Kissed the Ground as an audiobook. Dr. Jama Musse Jama, Director of the Hargeysa Cultural... 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 >
We Do Not Have Borders
Somalis have lived in Kenya for generations, in many cases long before the founding of the country. Despite their long residency, they are often perceived to be an alien presence in the... MORE >
The role of election observers in Somaliland
This report is a record of a Forum event held on 5 November, before the 13 November 2017 election day. Election day itself was largely peaceful, and the international observer mission... MORE >
On 13 November 2017, Somalilanders went to the polls to choose their president. The exercise, which ended peacefully, was the third in Somaliland since it adopted a multiparty system in... MORE >
Somali Women’s Political Participation and Leadership: Evidence and Opportunities
On 7 November 2017, the Rift Valley Institute (RVI), Social Development Direct (SDD), Forcier Consulting, University College London (UCL) and Nagaad Network hosted a panel to discuss the... MORE >

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