Bouyo Séverin was Insight on Conflict's Local Correspondent in Chad until he passed away in 2016. A peacebuilder and human rights activist, Bouyo was working with GIZ on a variety of conflict prevention and peacebuilding projects. We would like to place on record our thanks to Bouyo, who was a joy to work with and whose commitment to local peacebuilding in Chad was evident from his commitment and contribution to Insight on Conflict. Bouyo was warm, funny and a source of inspiring information on the work of Chadian activists. We are sure he will be missed by all who knew him.