Security & Conflict analysis


Farsight Africa has created a name for itself in undertaking research and reporting in conflict and hostile environments. Through close-range analysis of the causes, actors, and dynamics of insecurity and conflict, FAR provides essential information for advising humanitarian organisation, as well as governments and international organisations, in better understanding the context in which they work and their role within that context.

Having started as an elite security company, with a highly trained and competent security research team composed of certified security specialists, Farsight is well-positioned to deliver the necessary security research services for clients’ operations.

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Countering Al-Shabaab Propaganda and Recruitment Mechanisms in South Central Somalia

Farsight Africa Research (FAR) conducted a study on Countering Al-Shabaab Propaganda and Recruitment Mechanisms in South Central Somalia. FAR had been contracted by UNSOM which commissioned this study to support and inform the United Nations, the FGS and the international community in the development of programs and campaigns in partnership with local communities. Such programs would strengthen community resilience and build the capabilities of communities and Community Service Organizations (CSOs) against Al-Shabaab...Read More



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