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Horn of Africa and the Sahel



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Research report

21st October 2019
This report outlines how the changing economy has affected social relations in the Northern Bahr el-Ghazal borderlands.

Briefing paper

1st October 2019
In September 2019, Sudan’s recently appointed Minister of Finance, Ibrahim Elbadawi, announced a nine-month economic reform programme. The government...


6th August 2019
Review of research carried out in Baargal on the eastern side of Cape Guardafui; Bareeda, on the north coast, and Xaabo.

Research report

26th June 2019
The report examines a frame of reference for understanding the fragmented and contingent futures that people in the borderland are navigating.

Research report

17th June 2019
South Sudan’s subsistence system is being replaced by a market economy – this report looks at the consequences.

Research report

5th June 2019
The aim of this study is to better understand the communal connections that exist between populations in northern Somalia and southern Yemen.

Research report

16th May 2019
An introduction to the work of The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and the Carnegie Middle East Center on the X-Border Local Research Network....


9th April 2019
The G5 Sahel Joint Force shows that improvised security initiatives are becoming more common in Africa.


1st April 2019
Among jihadi groups in the Sahel, strategic gains not religion often determine a militant’s affiliation.


19th March 2019
Despite a hardened border, smugglers continue to find a way. Together, Algeria and Morocco need to de-incentivize smuggling and reduce corruption.


8th March 2019
African illegal migrants are entering Yemen in greater numbers, despite the ongoing war there.


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