The Trend Monitor Report is a SID initiative sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation with the aim of monitoring and analyzing key trends and patterns in the Greater Horn of Eastern Africa Region (Burundi, DR Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Puntland, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda).
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Struggling To Stay In Orbit: Will Centrifugal Forces Eventually Force The EAC Into A Tailspin?
Submitted on the 20th of September 2013 by EA Trend Monitor Observatory.
In this Greater Horn of East Africa (GHEA) Outlook, three trends are examined that at first do not seem connected. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been a victim of...
Devolution, Life Sciences and Mobile Apps: Shifting Sands or Quick Sand?
Submitted on the 8th of August 2013 by EA Trend Monitor Observatory.
In the latest Greater Horn of East Africa (GHEA) Outlook we examine three trends that will shape the future of the region. The first is the push to devolve government throughout...
East Africa's Fossil-Fuelled Future and Why We Must Lower Our Expectations
Submitted on the 3rd of February 2013 by EA Trend Monitor Observatory.
By Aidan Eyakuze In recent days and weeks, the southern Tanzanian towns of Mtwara and Masasi have witnessed an evolution of protests from relatively small affairs into huge...
Could Burundi turn out to be East Africa's own 'Greek Tragedy?'
Submitted on the 27th of August 2012 by EA Trend Monitor Observatory.
By Ahmed Salim In 2007 Burundi and Rwanda became members of the East African Community (EAC). Fast forward five years on, Rwanda has become a champion of regional integration and...
Disaster Preparedness in East Africa: Are We Prepared for a Tsunami?
Submitted on the 14th of May 2012 by EA Trend Monitor Observatory.
By Ahmed Salim Five months after floods in Dar es Salaam gridlocked the city and put a significant proportion of homes under water, recovery efforts have stalled. On May 7, 2012...