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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. 

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, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Museums and National Heritage, is sharing selected, approved documents from the South Sudan National Archives through social media channels to showcase the range of information available in the collection. This project is implemented in partnership with UNESCO with…

The Rift Valley Institute, Catholic University of South Sudan, and Likikiri Collective are pleased to release the fruits of their latest collaboration. 'We're Graduates Now...' An Oral History Exhibition of University Graduates' Educational Journeys is borne out of an oral history course hosted by the three institutions for faculty and…

After a long battle with cancer, our friend and colleague Santino passed away on 28 October 2020 in Khartoum in the care of his family.

Dr Adan Yusuf Abokor (‘Dr Adan’ to his colleagues and friends) who died last week in Turkey, was a remarkable man.

Over the past five years of RVI's South Sudan Customary Authorities project, the Institute has built a strong level of trust with customary authorities across the country. Continued engagement with chiefs is essential, particularly in finding ways to support and present the views and interests of their communities at the national level, and to…

The Somali Dialogue Platform provides a neutral space for political dialogue on contentious issues in Somalia’s political settlement, such as designing and implementing election systems and clarifying the federal settlement. As the programme enters it second phase, RVI is looking to recruit for four roles, which offer exciting opportunities to…

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for a doctoral studentship on the history of constitution-making in Sudan since the 1950s. This is a Collaborative Doctoral Award, offered in partnership with the Research Analysts Department of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Rift Valley Institute.

The Rift Valley Institute is seeking a highly experienced and dynamic educator to design and manage a professional development programme for early career researchers in eastern and central Africa. The position will be based in one of the countries in eastern and central Africa where RVI is operational, with frequent travel within the region.