RVI Event: Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET on Thursday 14 Feb 10-12 Nairobi

RIFT VALLEY FORUM  | EAST AFRICA  | EVENT Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2019 | 10:00 | NAIROBI | SEMINAR ROOM | LAIKIPIA ROAD | KILELESHWA Since 2012, the Kenyan government has begun commissioning work on the Lamu Port and South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (Corridor) project, commonly known as LAPSSET. The corridor, which consistsContinue reading “RVI Event: Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET on Thursday 14 Feb 10-12 Nairobi”

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Event: Five Years After Westgate, RVI & ICG, 21 September (Friday)

https://riftvalley.wufoo.com/forms/five-years-after-westgate/   Five Years After Westgate 10am – 12.30pm・Friday 21 September 2018 Rift Valley Institute・Seminar Room Laikipia Road ・Kileleshwa Nairobi REGISTER HERE The attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi on 21 September 2013 demonstrated Al-Shabaab’s reach outside Somalia. The initial response by Kenyan authorities – including mass roundups of Muslims and ethnic Somalis – compounded mattersContinue reading “Event: Five Years After Westgate, RVI & ICG, 21 September (Friday)”

Event: Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film, Friday 6 April 2018, Rift Valley Forum & BIEA

 Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film  4.30pm – 6.30pm・ 6 April 2018 Rift Valley Institute・Laikipia Road・Kileleshwa Nairobi REGISTER HERE The 2018 superhero film Black Panther, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name has evoked a lot of debate both within social and academic circles. The discussions have ranged from the casting, gender representations andContinue reading “Event: Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film, Friday 6 April 2018, Rift Valley Forum & BIEA”

Event: One ‘slum’, three upgrades, Rift Valley Forum

It could be interesting to see how wageni are analysing slum upgrading efforts. If you have more direct life experience, go and chime in loudly! One ‘slum’, three upgrades Lessons for building community resilience from Kibera 2pm-4pm・ Tuesday 13 February 2018 Rift Valley Institute・Laikipia Road・Kileleshwa・Nairobi ORIGINAL NOTICE HERE & Registration is supposed to be at this link but itContinue reading “Event: One ‘slum’, three upgrades, Rift Valley Forum”

Shading Tree Fund, for field course scholarships, Rift Valley Institute

Something to keep an eye out for…  The Shading Tree Fund—scholarships for Eastern and Central Africa 30 SEPTEMBER 2016 The RVI scholarship fund is relaunched this month as the RVI Shading Tree Fund. This follows a generous donation from the family of Ranald Boyle, a former District Commissioner in South Sudan. Since the Institute wasContinue reading “Shading Tree Fund, for field course scholarships, Rift Valley Institute”

Kenya Elections 2017 course, Rift Valley Institute (very not free)

Kenya Elections 2017 course・Nairobi・22–23 February・Rift Valley Institute APPLY HERE (USD $1700 per person — 176,000 KES) Syllabus and teachers confirmed The final syllabus and teachers for the RVI Kenya Elections 2017 course are now confirmed. From 22–23 February, RVI will host this new, customized training course focused on the upcoming Kenyan elections. Designed and taught by leadingContinue reading “Kenya Elections 2017 course, Rift Valley Institute (very not free)”

Call for Junior Researchers: Strengthening leadership & influence of women in politics (Rift Valley Institute)

Call for Junior Researchers: Strengthening the leadership and influence of women in politics in Kenya Application deadline 25 September The Rift Valley Institute seeks 3 current or recent MA, MSc, or PhD graduates to conduct 11 weeks of field research from 10 October to 23 December 2016. Project leaders are a team of Kenyan and US academics andContinue reading “Call for Junior Researchers: Strengthening leadership & influence of women in politics (Rift Valley Institute)”