Watering the Banyan Tree

Watering the Banyan Tree

WATERING THE BANYAN TREE (2020-2022) Myanmar Summary Traditionally, the Banyan tree provides shelter and and a gathering space for problem-solving dialogue; this project works in that spirit. About the Program On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s military forces deposed the...
West Africa: Partnerships for Peace

West Africa: Partnerships for Peace

Partnerships for Peace: Strengthening West African capacity to counter violent extremism (2016-2019) West Africa Sahel Summary Karuna Center led an assessment of the capacity of government and civil society to counter violent extremism—using non-military means—in the...
Building Community Resilience in Eastern Ethiopia

Building Community Resilience in Eastern Ethiopia

Building Community Resilience in Eastern Ethiopia (2019-2020) Ethiopia Summary The Building Community Resilience in Eastern Ethiopia project team has led a series of forums and workshops that shared skills and built connections among city leaders in Harar, Dire Dawa,...

Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data in West Africa

Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data in West Africa (2015-2020) Transnational Program Summary We worked with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)—comprised of 15 member countries—to strengthen their response to early warning of emerging...

Violence mitigation training for community leaders

Violence mitigation training for community leaders (2014) Central African Republic Summary In June 2014, we co-led an intensive 5-day conflict transformation workshop for local Central African leaders in partnership with the US Institute of Peace (USIP). In the year...