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Rift Valley Institute

Making local knowledge work

Dr Marco Jowell is a Research Analyst with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK Government. He was the Director of RVI’s UNICEF Uganda Course in 2018 and the Co-Director of Studies of RVI’s Great Lakes Field Course in 2019 and 2020. His expertise is the politics, political economy and security dynamics of East and Central Africa, specifically Burundi, DRC, Rwanda and Uganda as well as the African Union. He is the author of Peacekeeping in Africa: politics, security and the failure of foreign military assistance (2018).