Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
|Countries Involved:||Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda,|
|Area of Cooperation:||Agriculture and Environment, Economic Cooperation and Social Development, Peace and Security, Gender Affairs|
IGAD was formed after severe drought and the purpose of the organization was the development and drought control of the regions. Now IGAD is now also a forum for regional security and political dialogue.