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Radio Rescue: farmers turn to airwaves over violence in Rwanda

Every Sunday afternoon, thousands of listeners across Rwanda tune into a radio show that became a lifeline for farmers at risk of losing everything.

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Terre D’Entente: Citizen Participation in Land Mediation in the Great Lakes

We are connecting citizens, mediators, civil society, and governments to find collaborative ways to solve land conflict in Burundi, Rwanda, and the DRC.

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A visit from the U.S. Ambassador to the Central African Republic

We were honored to receive the visit of H.E. Jeffrey Hawkins, the U.S. Ambassador to the Central African Republic.

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Strengthening Systems of Peace in South and West Kordofan

Since the secession of South Sudan in July 2011, tensions between Khartoum and its peripheral regions have resurfaced. The states of South Kordofan and West Kordofan are now a flashpoint for conflict and instability. Clashes between government forces and armed groups resulted in massive population displacement, devastation, and […]

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Empowering Women as Partners in Building Peaceful Communities in Sudan

Despite its abundance of human and natural resources, South Kordofan is one of the poorest regions of Sudan. Women in the area stand at the heart of the primary sector and participate actively in the informal economy. However, there are several barriers to their empowerment, including lack of […]

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Common Ground, not compromise: a new strategy for Malagasy mediators

Search for Common Ground’s conflict transformation training has changed the work of Koto and Justome, two elderly mediators from rural Madagascar.

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Champion of women’s rights in Nigeria addresses UN Security Council

Our own Fatima Askira will brief the UN Security Council on January 12.