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2022-06-23

Urbanization in the Somali territories is transforming Somali society in multiple and profound ways, with the growth of urban centres and networks paralleled by new patterns of accumulation, investment, redistribution, inclusion and exclusion. This report raises questions concerning the welfare of urban residents, the sustainability of these cities, and how best to respond to their fragility…

A Year in the Horn of Africa: Latest Developments in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland and Djibouti.

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2022-06-08

This policy brief seeks to analyse the progress and challenges of Puntland’s democratisation process and, in so doing, help Somali and international stakeholders maintain momentum towards credible and peaceful elections.

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The Horn of Africa course Q&A covers some of the pressing issues surrounding the developments in the region and provides an insight of the most pertinent issues covered in the annual course. 

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

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RVI’s field-based education and training courses aim to inform key constituencies working in eastern and central Africa about the people and communities in the countries where they work. The education programme includes the Annual Field Courses on Sudan and South Sudan, the Horn of Africa, and the Great Lakes, and bespoke courses tailored for a variety of international organizations. 

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

2022-03-23

Despite the growing role of women in the khat economy, this report exposes the social, political, and economic determinants of gender inequality within Somali-speaking regions through reflecting on their participation in a lucrative trading sector like that of khat .

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.