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Improving polio coverage through minority IDP inclusion in Somalia - Duration: August 2022 – August 2023  Countries: Somalia   Community: Awer, Bajuni, Bandadiri, Bantu, Eyle, Gabooye, Tumaal, Yibi What is this programme about? This programme aims…
Somalia Marginalized and Minority Fellows Programme: Visibility, Experience, Trust, Action (VETA) - Duration: 30 September 2021 – 30 March 2023  Country:  Somalia  Communities: Bantu, Occupational Groups, Benadiri, Eyle and Rahanweyne  What is this programme about? This programme aims…
Ogiek peoples celebrating their victory in Mau Forest, Kenya. Furthest Behind First (FBF) - Duration: 1 October 2021 - 30 September 2024 Countries: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe Community: Turkana, Endorois, Ogiek, Awer, Batwa, Benet, Maasai, Hadzabe,…
Land Body Ecologies – The impacts of environmental change on mental health (LBE) - Duration: 1 October 2021 – 30 September 2023 Country: Finland (Arctic North), India, Kenya, Uganda, and United Kingdom Communities: Ogiek (Kenya), tribal communities in the buffer…
Networks for Peace: Preventing and resolving conflicts through early warning mechanisms in Africa - Location: Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda Duration: October 2019 – October 2022 Communities: Rendile, Samburu, Borana, Gabra, Turkana, Mbororo, Basongora, Bakonzo, Batuku What is this programme about?…
Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the area of land-related rights, indigenous peoples - Duration: January 2019 – June 2022 Countries: Kenya, DRC, Uganda, Cameroon Communities: Various What is this programme about? This project aims to guarantee the protection…
From Disparity to Dignity: Realizing Indigenous & Minority Rights in Development - Duration: January 2019 – March 2022 Countries: Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Peru, Colombia Communities: Various What is this programme about? This project will support ethnic, religious…
Ethnic Minority Defenders: Amplifying the voices of indigenous human rights defenders to advocate for the rights to health and education - Duration: May 2020 – April 2023 Country: Kenya Communities: Ogiek Mau, Ogiek Elgon, Sengwer, Endorois, Awer What is this programme about? This project aims at…

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