Afar Forum Conference 2018 Bridging the Gap: Current Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Afar People The bi-annual Afar Forum Conference will be held on July 26-28, 2018, at Rue Washington 40, 1050 Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. The conference is organized as part of the Afar Forum bi-annual conference that provides an…
Afar Forum announces the newly elected Executive Committee for the 2017-2019 term. The Executive Committee election was held during the annual general member meeting on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Cologne, Germany. The annual general member meeting was a success with representatives from across Europe.
Having only shared updating information just on 5 weeks ago, the region now trembles in fear as the prospect of a failed main rainy season looms. Normally, the main rains begin early to mid- July. Now with the unremitting, each day brings communities into tragedy.
The Afar Forum conference took place between September 2 – September 4, 2016. This year’s conference theme was: “Managing vulnerability to recurrent drought and building a resilient community: The case of Afar people in the Horn of Africa.”