Neighborhood Watch, Somalia

Professor Alice Hills of Durham University, who leads ICT4COP’s Africa research, writes about neighborhood watch groups in Somalia for the Global Observatory, the International Peace Institute‘s peace and security online magazine.

In her article, Prof. Hills argues that a watch group scheme in Mogadishu’s Wabeeri district offers a sustainable alternative to more internationally-driven schemes on the ground that it is local and Somali-driven.

Read the article here.

 

Photo: IRIN Photos via Visualhunt / CC BY-NC-ND

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