Think tank

Rift Valley Institute

Juba, South Sudan

The Rift Valley Institute (RVI) is an independent, non-profit organization, founded in Sudan in 2001, currently working in seven countries in Eastern and Central Africa. The aim of the Institute is to advance useful knowledge of the region and its diverse communities, bringing a better understanding of local realities to bear on social and political action. The RVI works with institutions in the region to develop and implement long-term programmes that combine action-oriented research with education and public information.

Contact details

Website:
http://riftvalley.net/

Address:
Rift Valley Institute (RVI), PO Box 52771, GPO 00100 Nairobi

Country:
South Sudan

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Great Lakes region and Horn of Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Rift Valley Institute
 20
South Sudan average
 12
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: John Ryle, Jok Madut Jok, Philip Winters
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Mark Bradbury
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Mark Bradbury
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Mark Bradbury
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Rift Valley Institute
 18
South Sudan average
 17
Global average
 75

Social

Likes (2021)
Rift Valley Institute
 2,935
South Sudan average
 3,609
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Rift Valley Institute
 2,664
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Rift Valley Institute
 8,531
South Sudan average
 5,354
Global average
 18,429
Subscribers (2021)
Rift Valley Institute
 459
South Sudan average
 459
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Rift Valley Institute
 363
Followers (2019)
Rift Valley Institute
 703
South Sudan average
 703
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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