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Kenyan and Somali students learn...
Kenyan and Somali students learn together at a “Peace Dividend” school along the border.
10 December 2012
Peace Dividend projects unite a village on one side of the border with a nearby village on the other side. They select, construct, and use the facility together—promoting development, relationships, and peace.
Conflict Management and Governance
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Peace in East and Central Africa (PEACE II)
30 April 2013
Across Mogadishu these days you can find youth concentrating intensely as they defend the honor of their neighborhood—on the basketball court. Many of these...
“Somalis value dialogue. There is a famous saying: ‘to talk is to reconcile.’ This venue is providing a healthy space to resolve conflict.” Abokor Farah Ismail, Community Elder
24 April 2013
“This is the only government website in Somaliland.”
-- Abdirizaq Said, Secretary General, Somaliland House of Representatives
14 December 2011
Lessons learnt during a PEACE II Participatory Planning and Action (PLA) exercise revealed that a number of youth were involved in drug and substance abuse....
Lessons learnt during the PEACE II PLA (Participatory Learning and Action) at the Somalia cluster revealed lack of youth participation in decision making activities in...
8 December 2010
USAID recently supported the handing over of five high-frequency radios to representatives of two communities living on the Ethiopian/Kenyan border in Jinka Town, southern Ethiopia....
2 August 2010
USAID/EA and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) launched two Trade Information Desks in July along a critical and often conflict-prone border...
15 July 2010
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s Conflict Early Warning Response Mechanism (CEWARN), in partnership with Pact and USAID/EA’s Regional Conflict Management and Governance team, recently held...
14 July 2010
In the arid lands of Eastern Africa, many of the conflicts are pastoral in nature and are sparked over access to natural resources such as...
3 May 2010
The Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism (CEWARN) of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), with support from USAID and other donors, held a cross-border...
22 October 2012
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Statement by SECRETARY CLINTON The United States continues to be concerned by the crisis in the Horn of Africa....
11 September 2012
USAID's regional mission in East Africa is pleased to announce the second round of review under the African Institutions Innovation Mechanism (AIIM), with concept notes...
28 August 2012
The East Africa regional mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID/East Africa) recently awarded the ACDI/VOCA Support for Food Security Activities ...
9 May 2012
Safari Park Hotel: June 6-7, 2012 Proposed Agenda ...
13 March 2012
Two years ago, President Barack Obama and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton both called for elevating development within America’s foreign policy. Many people in the development...
19 December 2011
USAID/EA Quarterly Update: December 2011
19 December 2012
The 2012 Business Confidence Survey, released this week, shows that investment in medium‐sized enterprises more than doubled between 2011 and 2012. The Somaliland Ministry of...
29 November 2012
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) signed a memorandum of understanding today affirming their partnership and setting common...
18 October 2012
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) signed an amendment recently to the COMESA-USAID...
16 January 2013
USAID/East Africa’s Mission Director Jeffrey Ashley and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD) Executive Secretary Mahboub M. Maalim, signed an agreement on September 21, 2012...
12 October 2012
The East Africa Community (EAC), with support from USAID/East Africa, has launched a three-year program to better understand and lower the risks of aflatoxin in...
3 October 2012
USAID announced a new award that will help communities in the Central Africa Republic (CAR) reduce their vulnerability to violence from the Lord's Resistance Army...
Last updated2 May 2013
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