Internal displacement and network connections in the DRC: Findings and Recommendations

Résumé des principaux resultats et des principales recommendations de l'étude sur les personnes déplacées et connectivites au Sud-Kivu en 2019-2020 / Kifupi ya matokeo ya utafiti juu ya wakimbizi na uhusiano ndani ya Kivu ya Kusini na pendekezo kwa 2019-2020

In French and Swahili

This document provides a short introduction in both French and Swahili of the special issue on protracted displacement in the DRC's South Kivu region and Internally Displaced Persons’ network connections that has been published by TRAFIG’s Congo team. We provide a short description of each of the articles, which relate to TRAFIG’s five main themes. The work is based on our research in and around Bukavu, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. At the end of the document we provide some recommendations which came out of the stakeholder meeting which our team conducted.

You can download the report here.

By Patrick Milabyo Kyamusugulwa (The Social Science Centre for African Development KUTAFITI), Carolien Jacobs (Leiden University)

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