Kano State Peace and Conflict Resolution Association (KASPECRA)

KASPECRA is a youth organisation working on peacebuilding, good governance and development, in Kano State, Nigeria.
Last updated: October 2021

Kano State Peace and Conflict Resolution (KASPECRA) is a youth organisation working on peacebuilding, good governance and development in Kano State, Nigeria.


The organisation's objectives include:

  1. To educate young people in conflict management and resolution skills.
  2. To develop strong early warning and response conflict mechanisms among members of the community in Kano State.
  3. Promoting the involvement and participation of young people and women in peacebuilding and community development.


  • Developing community, national and sub-regional capacities/structures for early detection, early warning and early response. KASPECRA does this through trainings, information sharing, database development, and technical assistance.
  • Identifying and monitoring context specific conflict and peace indicators, and analysing them for preventive action.
  • Fostering collaborative relationships with and between civil society and think tanks, and existing national, sub-regional/regional and international early warning, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding organisations.
  • Sharing early warning reports, policy briefs, preventive instruments, mechanisms, tools, and strategies with partners, stakeholders, policy makers, and other potential actors.
  • Promoting pro-active, pre-emptive and integrated approaches to conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

The organisation's major achievements include establishing a series of radio programmes calling for peace in Kano, and the introduction of peace education in schools.

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