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The first in a series to help understand the causes of the drought-related crisis in the Somali regions of the Horn of Africa.

The Rift Valley Institute is advertising for full time Grants Officer job for the Somali Dialogue Platform based in Nairobi with regular travel to Somalia (up to 50%). For more information on job requirements, salary and benefits see the attached advert. 

Drawing our way through South Sudan's archives and history. 

As part of secured funding from the EU to strengthen women’s research in South Sudan, RVI is pleased to invite applications for research grants. 

RVI's incoming Research and Training Manager introduces the Research and Communities of Practice Project and through it our organisation's strategy of decolonizing knowledge. 

On 8 November RVI held a Forum ‘Understanding the Coup in Khartoum’ with speakers Kholood Khair, Eddie Thomas, Muez Ali, Sharath Srinivasan, Alden Young and Margie Buchanan-Smith. The following 5 points collates various comments made by the participants. 

RVI’s partner in Somaliland, the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) at Hargeysa University, has released two compelling new publications. These are: the latest volume of the Somaliland Peace and Development Journal; and a new report, ‘Partners or Competitors: The Struggle Between the State and Traditional Institutions in…

The Rift Valley Institute congratulates John Ryle, our co-founder and former director, whose services to research and education in Sudan, South Sudan and the Horn of Africa have been recognised with the award of an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The Rift Valley Institute works in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Museums and National Heritage (MoCMNH) on the preservation and digitization of the South Sudan National Archives (SSNA). Under the current project, funded by the Government of Norway, through UNESCO, various activities are underway to showcase the information available…