Understanding the Origins of Violent Extremism in Cabo Delgado

Academic Webinar

October 29, 2021

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The Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) and the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT/CAERT) will convene an academic webinar that explores the causes, origins and nature of violent extremism (VE) in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province.

Webinar Objectives

  1. Participants will have better clarity of the structural causes, drivers and dynamics underpinning violent extremism in Cabo Delgado.
  2. Participants will gain better insights into the most promising practices and known pitfalls in P/CVE and CT.

Recommended Readings

  1. Gregory Pirio, Robert Pittelli, and Yussuf Adam, “Cries from the Community: Listening to the People of Cabo Delgado,” Spotlight, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, August 30, 2021.
  2. “Stemming the Insurrection in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado,” International Crisis Group, June 2021.


  1. Mr. Dino Mahtani
  2. Dr. Adriano Alfredo Nuvunga
  3. Ms. Jasmine Opperman


Idriss Lallali


Dr. Anouar Boukhars