Resilience in action on the drylands of Turkana

By Admin|September 17, 2020|Blogs|0 comments

To understand resilience, I realised I should instead start living, working, resting, playing, and hearing stories as much as my untrained body would allow—there where shade is only found in the shadows of clouds.

Localisation and participation within the rollout of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in Kenya

By Admin|September 15, 2020|Blogs|0 comments

The success of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) is dependent in large part on the extent to which greater self-reliance and inclusion of refugees and host communities is achieved. This can only be established by examining the extent to which initiatives, activities, structures and processes of a country’s rollout procedures engage with the perspectives and priorities of displacement-affected communities.

ODI blog: Why so many Sudanese are prepared to risk their lives to reach the UK

By Admin|August 27, 2020|Blogs|0 comments

Read the ODI blog from Margie Buchanan-Smith and Susanne Jaspars: ‘Why so many Sudanese are prepared to risk their lives to reach the UK’ The blog explores the REF and ODI research which documented the forced migration of young Sudanese feeling Sudan for Europe. The study focused on the plight of the Darfuris; who was leaving Sudan and why; what were their experiences after leaving their own country; and what happened

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Mobility and COVID-19: A case study of Uganda

By Admin|August 7, 2020|Blogs|0 comments

By Kalyango Ronald Sebba. Uganda registered its first case of COVID 19 on 22 March 2020. With events evolving fast, the socio-economic impacts were not immediately clear, and the government framed the pandemic in terms of health rather than socio-economic factors,