Abdirashid Hussein
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Abdirashid Hussein liked Craig Zelizer's discussion What is the one thing PCDN can do to increase member engagement? We need your input, Please take a minute to respond
Jun 15, 2015
Abdirashid Hussein commented on Insight on Conflict's blog post Somali civil society discusses Somalia's future by Ladan Affi
"Hi Ladan, While your article is full of optimism and hope, it is my humble opinion that it is deficient on the failure of the TFG to control and administer all parts of Somalia. Kenya has all the rights to defend its territorial integrity and to…"
Jul 12, 2012
Abdirashid Hussein liked Insight on Conflict's blog post Somali civil society discusses Somalia's future by Ladan Affi
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Abdirashid Hussein commented on Deborah Drew's blog post "The Devils have come out, let me save my children!"
"The rural folks, and the less educated in Kenya and Africa in general have lived peacefully with one another. The problem has always been the political class/elite who have used the voters in Kenya as a stepping to power and resources. Workshops…"
Jun 10, 2012
Abdirashid Hussein commented on Joshua Peacock's blog post “I don’t sew clothes for tribes, I sew clothes for Kenyans.”
"Joshua, This is a great piece. In Kenya, Like in many Fragile democracies, conflicts are started by the political class using incitments as their major tool to pit one group against another so as to get as many votes as it is possible. It is even…"
Jun 10, 2012
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"Thanks for suggesting this Network to me, am sure it will help me learn a lot in this field"
Nov 22, 2011
Abdirashid Hussein left a comment for lucy nkatha
"Hi Lucy. Welcome to the PCDN and am sure you will benefit a lot by exchanging ideas and theories as well becoming a contributor. Discussions are quite enriching to say the least.  Intractable conflicts assume a life of their own and are quite…"
Nov 20, 2011
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Nov 20, 2011

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Kenyan, education in Kenya,South Africa and USA. Currently working in the Greater Horn of African countries.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
The follolwing countries are the countries I have specific experience and deep seated interest to work in: Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and Djibouti.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Independent Consultant
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Peacebuilding, Conflict Resolution, Conflict Mainstreaming, Democratization, Development, Humanitarian Relief, Youth, Civil Society, Organizational Development
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Training, Program Design, Program Administration, Advocacy, Intervention
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
How effective intervention can assist in conflict de-escalation between different parties and redirecting perception and attitudes towards more collaborative coexistence.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
'Deegaan' as a source conflict in the lower Juba region of South Somalia' in Scarcity and Surfeit by Jeremy Lind.

Abdirashid Hussein's Blog

The Search for the best Intervention strategy in a complex emergency situation

Posted on October 2, 2007 at 2:04pm 0 Comments

Hi all,

My name is Abdirashid Hussein. I live and work at the moment in Garissa, Northern Kenya. I have been working in zones of conflicts ranging from a complex, failed state environment (Somalia) to areas where there are very weak government structures (Darfur) to areas of active conflict (Northern Uganda). While the challenges of working in these types of zones vary, the underlying similarities of the need to embed conflict analysis and resolution practices cannot be…


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At 11:21am on November 22, 2011, lucy nkatha said…

Thanks for suggesting this Network to me, am sure it will help me learn a lot in this field

At 6:29pm on December 8, 2009, Katja Schramm said…
I just sent you an email to the address provided.
At 9:49pm on June 27, 2008, Sahro A. Koshin-Peace Ambassador said…
Hi Abdirashid..
Please pass me your email..
Thanks, Sah
At 6:10pm on November 20, 2007, James said…
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At 1:35pm on November 14, 2007, Rosebell Kagumire said…
Hi how r the presidential campaigns coming along?

Be well
At 10:48pm on October 3, 2007, Craig Zelizer said…
Great..I always enjoy hearing and learning from your work as I think many others will too.
How would you describe the political situation in Somalia these days?
At 3:19pm on October 3, 2007, Monica Jakobsen said…
Hello Abdi!!!

I thought it was you. Great to see you here. Things are good with me. I am still in DC working at Mason. Man, it seem so long ago we were working in the resource room in the townhouses ; )

What's up with you?

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