In this article, peacebuilder Ada Ichoja Ohaba describes how the tables need to be turned to make peacebuilding more community centric. More trust and support must go to civil society and local groups to generate solutions to their problems, and partnerships must be equitable, and based on sustainability and respect. Read more »
Ada Ichoja Ohaba has over 10 years’ experience working in program management and capacity building in Nigeria. Her fields of expertise include conflict transformation and peacebuilding, dialogue and mediation, conflict sensitivity and coordination for community peace partnerships. As an articulate peace worker, she has been involved in building relationships that are affected by violent conflicts, and has experience in dialoging, training and facilitating peace programs, conducting surveys on internally displaced persons and making adequate provision for the distribution of relief and humanitarian items. She currently coordinates the Do No Harm Humanitarian Development Initiative in Nigeria.