Through our work to engage the people most impacted by conflicts and to support the peacebuilding efforts of regional institutions, we build community resilience to face complex problems: the effects of climate change, the spread of violent extremism, and escalating conflicts between farmers and herders.
PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES: BUILDING ON WOMEN’S AND YOUTH’S KNOWLEDGE TO INCREASE CIVILIAN SECURITY (2019-present)
Protecting Our Communities engages communities of farmers and herders in preventing the spread of violent conflict and stopping existing conflicts from escalating. From 2019-2021, we are working to build the capacity of community members to reduce violence, with a particular focus on engaging women and youth.Read more
We assisted the Commission of Peace and Security of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)—a 15-nation trading bloc headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria—as part of the USAID-funded REWARD program. Our activities supported ECOWAS’ work to strengthen the effectiveness of their response to early warning of emerging conflicts.Read more
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