Preventing and countering violent extremism : A case study of Faith-Based Organizations in Isiolo County, Kenya.
|Preventing and countering violent extremism : A case study of Faith-Based Organizations in Isiolo County, Kenya.|
Isiolo County, Kenya, preventing and countering violent extremism, Faith-Based organizations, violent extremism, civil society organization, radicalization, CHRIPS.
Isiolo County in Kenya is the gateway to the North and is in close proximity to both Somalia and Ethiopia through Marsabit, Garissa and Wajir Counties. Mostly inhabited by pastoralist communities and conflict prone due to competition over limited natural resources, Isiolo County currently grapples with radicalization and challenges of being the recruitment ground for violent extremist organizations such as Al Shabab and Al Qaid.