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Rift Valley Institute

Making local knowledge work

The Rift Valley Institute is supported by course fees, consultancies and individual donations, and by grants from private philanthropic organizations and from governments and intergovernmental organizations. A list of past and present funders can be found here.

The Institute seeks funding for action-oriented research, for public information projects, for programmes of support to schools and universities in Eastern and Central Africa and for scholarships to enable participation in RVI courses by young professionals from the region. If you are interested in supporting the work of the Institute, please write to