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EVENT

19th October 2020

Understanding and Visualising the ‘Transnational Everyday’ i...

This is an interactive report on how individuals move and interact across borders and transnationally. The report summarises the outcomes of these di...

RESEARCH REPORT

21st April 2021

From Dust to Dollar: Gold-Mining and Trade in the Sudan-Ethi...

This report focuses on the borderland region between Sudan and Ethiopia, using gold-mining and trade to examine transnational flows of people and comm...

ARTICLE

19th April 2021

Thwarting Jordan’s Bahhara Trade With Syria Risks Social Unr...

As border crossings reopen, Jordanian authorities might have to tolerate a degree of informal petty trade with Syria to revive Ramtha’s economy and pr...

PODCAST

10th March 2021

Conversations with RVI Researchers: Joseph Diing Majok and N...

Joseph Diing

RVI’s Magnus Taylor speaks with RVI researchers, Joseph Diing Majok and Nicki Kindersley, about their latest report, “Breaking Out of the Borderlands:...

EVENT

19th October 2020

World Bank Fragility Forum: The ‘Transnational Everyday’ in ...

Joseph Diing

A focus on recent research on local populations’ everyday experience of transnational connectedness in the Horn and the implications for the aid and d...

PODCAST

13th January 2021

Displaced Tastes: In Conversation with Elizabeth Nyibol

Elizabeth Nyibol

Displaced Tastes is a collaborative research project run by the Rift Valley Institute and the Catholic University of South Sudan as part of the X-Bord...

RESEARCH REPORT

2nd March 2021

Chokepoints and Corridors: Ordering Maritime Space in the We...

In the Horn of Africa there is a dynamic interplay between land and sea that has shaped political, economic and social relationships.

NEWSLETTER

2nd December 2020

Peripheral Vision: Views from the Borderlands – November 202...

How political, security and socio-economic developments affect the people living in contested borderlands and, reversely, how border dynamics shape ch...

ARTICLE

11th February 2021

The Dam That Broke Open an Ethiopia-Egypt Dispute

As Egypt and Ethiopia negotiate the details of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, tensions are on the rise. Sudan, which has vested interest in the ...

BRIEFING PAPER

11th December 2020

South Sudan: Hussein Abdel Bagi Deepens His Control

In February 2020 Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, appointed Hussein Abdel Bagi—head of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA)—as one of his five ...

BLOG

12th July 2019

How to Survive South Sudan’s Borderland Economy

Joseph Diing

Aid providers in the Horn of Africa have always struggled to adapt their systems and models to the simple fact that people move from place to place. D...

BLOG

6th July 2020

COVID-19 in the Horn of Africa: How Can Aid Help Mobile Popu...

Freddie Carver

Aid providers in the Horn of Africa have always struggled to adapt their systems and models to the simple fact that people move from place to place. D...

RESEARCH REPORT

4th November 2020

Breaking Out of the Borderlands: Understanding Migrant Pathw...

The study asks two core questions: First, how do residents in the borderlands of South Sudan seek survival, welfare and better lives in the economies ...

BRIEFING PAPER

22nd October 2020

Trading Grains in South Sudan: Stories of Opportunities, Sho...

To understand how grain is traded in South Sudan, and who by, Jovensia Uchalla examines the life stories of South Sudanese and foreign grain traders,...

RESEARCH REPORT

7th October 2020

Epidemics in the African Red Sea Region: A History of Uneven...

This report examines the history of epidemic disease in this region in order to shed light on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its likely course. R...

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