Introduction This article is based on a study of how oil and gas corporation officials and community members understand and engage each other in relation to the concept and practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR).1Idemudia, U. and U. E. Ite. “Corporate–community relations in Nigeria’s oil industry: challenges and imperatives.” Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental management, […]
Essays present critical analysis and debate on a pressing issue in African peacebuilding.
In spite of the legal framework supporting inclusive local water governance, women’s formal participation still remains minimal and at best reduced to tokenism.
This article is based on some of the findings from my APN-supported research in post-conflict oil producing communities of Nigeria’s Niger Delta. It focuses on women survivors of sexual violence in post-conflict communities and the various ways they cope with trauma and stigma.
Despite the build up to the elections within the framework of constitutional reforms, no one can guarantee that term limits on the presidential mandate will not be called into question.
Hon. Zulekha Hassan is a symbol of leadership, resilience, and determination. This second term member of the Kenya National Assembly and representative of Kwale County made history as the first woman parliamentarian to enter the chambers of the National Assembly with her baby. Her advocacy for a change in Kenya’s breast-feeding policy has attracted a […]
Building Bridges Initiative: Is the Kenyatta-Odinga Handshake the Panacea for Kenya’s Peacebuilding Agenda?by Muema Wambua
In the wake of the 2007 electoral conflict, international actors intervened to restore peace in Kenya. The African Union (AU)-mandated, Kofi Annan-led Panel of African Eminent Personalities, comprising of Graça Machel (former first-lady) of Mozambique and Benjamin Mkapa (former president) of Tanzania among others, mediated the conflict culminating in the signing of the National Accord […]
The original article can be found at The Conversation here. Ayamar Nyenyezi Bisoka is an APN IRG alumnus (2017). Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka, Université catholique de Louvain The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ebola epidemic as a “public health emergency of international concern”. Despite a quick response from the international […]
The APN and Next Gen had the chance to attend the 3rd Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa, where several APN and Next Gen alumni, fellows, and grantees were also in attendance. The conference took place at the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya from October 24-26, 2019. We had the […]
Dr. Onyinyechukwu Onyido Durueke was interviewed during the APN-WANEP Policy Dialogue on “Mediating Natural Resource Conflict in Africa: Connecting Practice to Research” in Abuja, Nigeria. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. APN: Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your APN-supported research project? Onyinyechukwu Onyido Durueke: My name is Onyinyechukwu […]
A Researcher’s Dilemma: Reflections on Conducting Fieldwork in the Volatile Terrain of North Central Nigeriaby Abosede Omowumi Babatunde
As a member of a collaborative research team awarded a research grant by the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) to carry out a study on “Herders-Farmers Conflicts in Africa: Historical Trajectories: New Issues, Responses and Lessons for Peacebuilding,” I conducted fieldwork in the conflict-affected Plateau state, in North Central […]