Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advoc... read moreacy, research, and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. Saferworld has worked in Africa since 1997. We have well-established programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia/land, South Sudan, and Sudan. Overall our engagement in Africa combines programme implementation at the community level, dialogue, capacity-building, policy research, networking and advocacy, and working with institutions and civil society at national, regional, and international levels.