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Horn of Africa and the Sahel




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Research report

31st October 2023
Checkpoints have implications for different forms of trade that exist in Jubaland state and between Jubaland and Kenya. This report explores the polit...

Research report

31st October 2023
This report explores the political economy of checkpoints in Somalia: What drives their formation? What impacts do they have on trade, society and pol...

Research report

31st October 2023
The Baidoa corridor is a transport and trade route that connects Somalia’s coastal capital, Mogadishu, to Kenya via the border towns of Bula Hawa and ...


1st September 2023
How does the global push for aid localisation apply to the research sector? In this podcast, The Asia Foundation, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle ...


15th December 2021
Joint bulletin from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center about recent research and activities.

Research report

30th November 2021
Trade, Taxes and Tensions explores how cross-border trade affects both cooperation and conflict between the states and state-like entities in the Soma...

Research report

24th November 2021
Contested Commerce examines how continuing political conflicts and the fragile security situation affect cross-border trade in the city of Galkayo, cl...

Research report

3rd October 2021
Regularly Irregular focuses on the Gaashamo corridor—a series of small border crossings between Ethiopia and Somaliland—to analyze the everyday govern...

Research report

1st October 2021
Lasanod: City at the Margins examines the economic and political consequences of this ambiguous borderland status, which has led to new forms of reven...

Research report

2nd March 2021
In the Horn of Africa there is a dynamic interplay between land and sea that has shaped political, economic and social relationships.


19th October 2020
This is an interactive report on how individuals move and interact across borders and transnationally. The report summarises the outcomes of these di...

Research report

22nd July 2020
This report is the second report in a series looking at the relationship between modern-day Puntland, a semi-autonomous region of north-east Somalia, ...

Briefing paper

18th May 2020
The impact on the khat trade in particular is a good illustration of the economy’s regional and international connections, and the effects of anti-COV...


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

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.


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