Sub-Saharan Africa

Our research in this region explores the conflict, security and peace operations across Sub-Saharan Africa, with specific focus on countering terrorism and violent extremism, combatting illegal wildlife trade, environmental crime and climate security.




Projects

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Africa in Perspective Programme

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Furthering Global Britain? Reviewing the Foreign Policy Effect of UK Engagemen...

Organised Crime, Terror and Insecurity in Africa (OCTA)

Reducing Insecurity and Violent Extremism in Northern and Coastal Regions o...

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Kenyan Universities: Phase II

Kwa Pamoja Tuzuie Balaa: Preventing Radicalisation and Terrorist Recruitmen...

Networks and Social Norms in Kenya's VE and CVE Landscape

Combatting the Illegal Wildlife Trade in West and Central Africa: Phase II

Combatting Wildlife Crime in Uganda

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Review of CT and P/CVE Activity Effectiveness

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Strengthening Resilience to Violent Extremism (STRIVE) Horn of Africa

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Strengthening Resilience to Violent Extremism (STRIVE) II Kenya

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Combatting the Illegal Wildlife Trade in West and Central Africa: Phase I

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Follow the Money II: Capacity-Building to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade in Eas...

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Follow the Money: Disrupting Wildlife-Linked Illicit Financial Flows in Kenya...

Our experts


Cathy Haenlein

Director, Organised Crime and Policing

Organised Crime and Policing

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Christopher Hockey

Research Fellow

RUSI Nairobi

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Michael Jones

Research Fellow

Terrorism and Conflict

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Tom Keatinge

Director, CFCS

Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies

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Timothy Kimaiyo

Project Assistant

RUSI Nairobi

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Rose Chelangat

Violence Monitoring Consultant

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Simon Rynn

Senior Research Fellow, African Security

International Security

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Dr Jessica White

Senior Research Fellow

Terrorism and Conflict

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Mark Williams

Programme Manager

Organised Crime and Policing

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Fellows


Dr Fola Aina

Associate Fellow; International security analyst and researcher

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Matt Freear

Associate Fellow

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Justyna Gudzowska

Associate Fellow

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Air Vice-Marshal (Ret’d) Mike Hart CBE

Senior Associate Fellow

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Ahmed Hassen

Associate Fellow - Specialist in security of East Africa and the Horn

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Vice Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone KBE CB

Distinguished Fellow

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Ewan Lawson

Associate Fellow

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Dr Greg Mills

Senior Associate Fellow and Advisory Board Member

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Luniya Msuku

Associate Fellow

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Dr Michael Nwankpa

Associate Fellow; Founding Director/Director of Research at the Centre for African Conflict and Development, London

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Elizabeth Pearson

Associate Fellow

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Alexandria Reid

Associate Fellow; Senior Global Policy Adviser at Global Witness

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Dr Andrew E. Yaw Tchie

Associate Fellow; Senior Research Fellow at the Training for Peace Programme

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Martine Zeuthen

Associate Fellow - Quality Assurance

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