TransConflict is pleased to present an update on conflict dynamics and peacebuilding efforts in the Greater Horn and Great Lakes Region in Africa.
TransConflict is pleased to announce six new members of the Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation, from South Sudan, Bangladesh, Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Nigeria, respectively.
As new high-value resources are discovered and exploited in East Africa, what is the impact on local communities and the potential for local-level conflict?
One clear element is that violence in Kenya has to do with community identities, particularly where the young males of society are concerned.
The emergence of locally-initiated and supported peacebuilding initiatives by young people - acting as change agents, mentors and leaders - is fostering a new paradigm in governance, development and peacebuilding amongst pastoralist communities in north-western Kenya.