A TOT in conflict-sensitive development TOT concluded
On 24 Novermber, the SFD concluded a six-day Training of Trainers in conflict-sensitive development in Sana’a City. The activity trained 28 trainers (30% females) from 10 governorates. The event has aimed to qualify development facilitators to become familiar with conflict-sensitive development including an introduction to the relevant approaches and the operational definition of conflict sensitivity. The activity defined conflict sensitivity to the current context of development and humanitarian assistance. It also provided the trainers with training manuals and conflict analysis tools that can be used to support development projects.
At the conclusion of the training, the Head of the SFD Training and Institutional Support Unit, Mr. Saleh Al-Razehi, confirmed on this training to enhance the trainers' skills to predict, avert and solve potential conflicts in development and humanitarian projects. He also stated that this TOT was the first qualification step for those trainers to become instructors in conflict-sensitive development approaches and to build the capacities of teams that work in development or humanitarian programs that Yemen is currently in need of. He also indicated that the participants are now empowered with skills and knowledge that qualified them to work as consultants and/or facilitators for any organizations including INGO that operate in humanitarian assistance and peace-building in Yemen.