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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Exploring equitable resilience in Southern Africa: Insights from Group Concept Mapping

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Global South Talent Pool: Empowering young professionals for resilient futures

We’re looking for three young professionals to join the Global South Talent Pool. Apply today!

GRP announces new CEO: Jesper Hörnberg

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The power of multi-disciplinary learning to accelerate change and drive impact

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Reflecting on a decade of resilience: The journey and the road ahead

The GRP 2024-2029 Strategy focuses on food, finance, and communities, with a special emphasis on youth and women