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Ahmed Musa

Ahmed M. Musa brings over 12 years of diverse experience in the development, humanitarian, and research sectors. From 2022 to February 2024, he worked as a Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), focusing on community humanitarianism during protracted crises. During his tenure at PRIO, he led two research projects: “Transitioning Somalia to Direct Elections: Lessons from Somaliland” and “Stabilisation”.

Ahmed holds a PhD in Dryland Resource Management, and from 2020 to 2022, conducted postdoctoral research on diaspora humanitarianism in the context of complex crises. Previously, he was the Head of Research and Data Analysis at the Observatory of Conflict and Violence Prevention (OCVP), he managed projects at ActionAid International Somaliland and served as the Training Manager for the Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC).