Friday, 19 February 2010

Africa conflict prevention programme annual report

Despite a general reduction in the number of conflicts across the continent, 2008/09 has seen areas of significant fighting and violence in Africa. Disputed elections in Kenya and Zimbabwe have generated considerable unrest, human rights abuses and politically motivated violence. In Eastern DRC and the Horn, armed conflicts have caused the displacement of many thousands of people.
In 2008/09, the Africa Conflict Prevention Programme (ACPP) has spent £68.7 million funding conflict resolution initiatives in areas affected by “hot” conflicts, supporting peace processes throughout the African continent, and developing African capability to prevent and mitigate conflict.
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