Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD)

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) promotes regional cooperation and integration in efforts to achieve peace, security and prosperity in Member States (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development is the Regional Economic Community of the Horn of Africa for peace, prosperity, and regional integration.

IGAD focuses on six priority areas:

  1. Agriculture, livestock and fisheries development
  2. Natural resources and environment protection
  3. Social Development
  4. Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration
  5. Peace and Security
  6. Gender Affairs

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GRP at World Water Week 2022

Seeing the Unseen: Value of Water

Tanzania: Beekeeping for sustainable livelihoods and climate resilience

In the Singida region in Tanzania, we meet Sophie who leads the Mashujaa women’s group in diversifying their livelihoods. This is the third of the 'Voices from the Frontline (Phase-II)' stories by ICCCAD and GRP.

Tanzania: Horticulture farming in the midst of climate change impacts

In the Singida region in Tanzania, we meet Amani Saidi Mwangu, an onion and tomato farmer who defies climate change to secure his livelihood. This is the second of the ‘Voices from the Frontline (Phase-II)‘ stories by ICCCAD and GRP.

Global South Talent Pool: Youth Engagement Specialist

The Resilience Knowledge Coalition is hiring an intern to drive youth engagement at COP27 and beyond.

Call for applications: Catalyzing Loss and Damage action in South Asia

Apply for the Climate Resilience Academy for South Asia (CRAL 2) by 26 July 2022.