This research brief presents a summary of a research study exploring the current pathways to employment and entrepreneurship for refugees in Kenya, and the actual and potential role of the private sector in creating economic opportunities in Kenya’s refugee hosting areas.
REF’s latest paper investigates the impact of formal border crossings on the lives and livelihoods of borderland communities.
What is the role of risk in determining how people move? New research shows how the extreme danger of kidnapping and extortion by traffickers opens up a narrow window of opportunity for some young Somalis to find a way to reach Europe.
This webinar explored efforts by governmental and non-governmental organizations to expand economic and employment opportunities in the Horn of Africa and the influence of these initiatives on mobility dynamics, especially among young people.
The results of our survey to better understand how REF products and activities are being received and used by the network.
From February 22-24, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) convened a scientific conference on Human Mobility in the context of COVID-19 in Addis Ababa. The conference examined the immediate and longer-term impact of COVID-19 on migration and displacement in and around the IGAD region.
REF Research Team Leader, Lavender Mbyoa reflects on how her life and work has changed an adapted as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic.
On March 11 2021, REF convened a webinar exploring how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) affect intentions and behaviours related to mobility within the Horn of Africa
What is adaptation and resilience in the context of environmental change? : Case studies from Laikipia and Turkana Counties, Kenya
Watch The Research and Evidence Facility’s debut webinar highlighting findings from environmental change and resilience research in Kenya.
Besides regulating migration, the state is involved in the migration industry along the route between Ethiopia and Sudan, both directly and indirectly.