Resilience focus Magazine Issue 5/2019

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019
Type: Magazine
Status: Open Access


The issue of borders has recently been brought into focus and made newsworthy by the on-going debate on the controversy of the proposed border wall between the USA and Mexico. While this debate has highlighted the border as a dividing or defensive line, fortified and equipped to function as an obstacle to people and products, a view that is gathering traction in the Horn of Africa region is one where the border is perceived as an opportunity for cooperation, development and progress. This edition of the Resilience Focus Magazine features articles from a wide range of stakeholders; and covers many sectors and perspectives that promote cross-border cooperation