New rapid review: Localisation and participation within the rollout of the CRRF in Kenya

By Admin|September 14, 2020|news, research|0 comments

Research and Evidence Facility to pleased to publish our latest rapid review: Localisation and participation within the rollout of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in Kenya. This rapid review analyses the extent of localisation and participation in the rollout of the CRRF process in Kenya. By focusing on localisation and participation, the review examines the extent to which the initiatives, activities, structures and processes of the CRRF have contributed to progress

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

By Admin|August 27, 2020|news|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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Video: Mobility and immobility in the time of coronavirus

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

University of Oxford’s annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2020 Mobility and Immobility in the Time of Coronavirus: Reflections from Long-Term Study of Migration and Displacement Watch Laura Hammond’s webinar where she considers the legacy of Elizabeth Colson’s work – her focus on careful, patient, attention to detail, her investigation of inequalities and social disruption, and her fascination with the creative ways that people respond to such challenges to explore how forced migration

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Mobility and COVID-19: A case study of Uganda

By Admin|August 7, 2020|news|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,

COVID-19 and mobility, conflict and development

By Admin|July 3, 2020|news, research|0 comments

While much has been said about COVID-19 as a leveller – disregarding borders, race, and class – its unfolding in the Horn of Africa (HoA) illustrates the way it overlaps with and exacerbates existing political and social inequalities