West Africa

We work in Nigeria and the Mano River region, developing community-led peacebuilding initiatives which put the people most affected by conflicts at the center of efforts to resolve them.

Film: Dialogue for peace

This is the story of Bossou, a village in Forest Guinea at the very epicentre of the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Emily Deeming Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:51
Film - From Garissa to Liberia: lessons for peacebuilding

In September, ten peacebuilders travelled from Kenya to West Africa to learn from each other’s challenges and successes, to help them build more peaceful and inclusive societies. In this film, they share what they learnt.

Emily Deeming Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:20

Escaping back home: Badawiya's story

The destruction caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria is visible everywhere. Suspicion and mistrust within society is rife and relationships between young people and their elders are broken. Young people are frequently targeted and groomed by Boko Haram. All have witnessed atrocities or had loved ones killed. This is Badawiya’s story.

Beyond reintegration towards reconciliation

In August 2014 the World Health Organisation declared Ebola a ‘global health emergency’. Two years on, the health crisis has passed but the epidemic caused social divisions and tensions that are still having repercussions today.

Emily Deeming Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:17
Subscribe to West Africa