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
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
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
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,
In this video, Cate Osborn from ReDSS talks about key findings and recommendations from their 2019 research
Food security during the COVID-19 pandemic: overlapping challenges, emerging responses in the Horn of Africa
By Louisa Brain and Laura Hammond, SOAS University of London. This blog was originally posted on Italian Institute for International Political Studies‘ website.
Read our latest working paper ‘Migration barriers and migration momentum: Ethiopian irregular migrants in the Ethiopia-South Africa migration corridor‘ by Yordanos Estifanos and Tanya Zack.
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
By Oliver Bakewell What is migration management? Migration undoubtedly creates many challenges, as well as opportunities
By Georgia Cole A new displacement dynamic in the Horn of Africa is emerging from the implications of forced departures from Saudi Arabia.