Politics and Ethno-Religious Violence in Kenya
In the summer of 2010, Consuelo Amat conducted a series of interviews with religious and political actors in Kenya as part of an ongoing research initiative at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. The project seeks to achieve a deeper understanding of the peacebuilding...
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Peacebuilding Practitioners Interview Series
We know very little about the role of religion in conflict situations and peacebuilding efforts. Religion intersects with other economic, social, political and other factors in complex ways. And faith communities are often arrayed on different sides of the same issue. In order to learn more about...
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Edwin Barasa Mang'eni
Edwin Barasa Mang'eni is Director of Programmes at Africa Peace Forum and a consultant with the Partnership for Peace, which is working to reduce violent community conflict in Kenya. Barasa previously did peace and justice work for Peace and Development Network (PEACENET-KENYA) and the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. His areas of expertise include peacebuilding and conflict management, development and post-conflict reconstruction, public policy advocacy, and project management and evaluation. Barasa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Nairobi and a Masters in Development Studies from Moi University.
A Discussion with Edwin Barasa, Director of Programs for Africa Peace Forum in Nairobi, Kenya
July 12, 2010
Background: As part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Fellowship, Consuelo Amat interviewed Edwin Barasa, Director of Programs for Africa Peace Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. In the interview, Barasa goes into depth about Africa Peace Forum’s work and about the great challenges that Kenya...