CSFM has also joined hands with various forced migration institutions in carrying out research and producing reports as well as scholarly articles, which have been published in leading journals including the Journal of Refugee Studies (Rutinwa, B. Prof.), The Journal of African Law (Peter, C.M. Prof.), the African Year Book of International Law and Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Kamanga, K. Dr.).
In conjunction with the Institute For the Study of International Migration(ISIM),Georgetown University,Washington,DC. , Brookings Institution,Washington, DC. ,Refugees Studies Centre,University of Oxford. in the UK and the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in Colombo, Sri Lanka, CSFM is carrying out a research project titled "Complex Forced migration Emergencies: Towards a Humanitarian Regime." Funded by MacArthur Foundation the research encompasses such sites at Burundi/Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Georgia, East Timor and Colombia. CSFM was involved in a field visit to Georgia Regional workshops are being organized to discuss findings of this diversified research, and CSFM will be hosting a consultative conference in Arusha November 18-19, 2002.
In December 2000, CSFM was approached by the Government of Tanzania and the European Union to undertake an extensive review of refugee-related laws and policies in Tanzania. The project was officially launched on December 15, 2000, by Hon. William Lukuvi, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office (Policy Development) and in the presence of the Minister for Home Affairs, Hon. Mohamed Khatib and other dignitaries, foreign and local. The research was covered in five themes namely issues of refugee admission and eligibility procedures, durable solutions: the option of local integration, law enforcement in refugee camps, education facilities for refugees and employment opportunities for refugees. Publication of these thematic reports is underway.
CSFM is also increasingly becoming popular a destination for foreign researchers with an interest in forced migration. Among them are:
- Mr. Loren Landau, a Ph.D Candidate from the University of California Berkeley, USA
- Ms. Anna Schmidt, University of California (Berkeley), USA
- Ms. Sarah Lischer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA,
- Mr. Ralf Otto, MA student, Deimelsbury, Germany,
- Julie Bergeron, University of Essex, UK
- Mr. Musangwa Sigfried, National University of Rwanda, Butare
- Ms. Sunny Vyaraharkar, undergraduate student, University of Tufts, USA
- Fransois Grinon, IFRA, Nairobi, Kenya
- Roos Willems, PhD student, University of Florida, USA
- Jacqueline S. Mattis, University of Michigan, USA
- Chris Mulei, from University of Nairobi
- Phillip Culler from Geneva Switzeland
- Anuj Bhuwania from New Dehli
- Xavier Ricard from European Union
- Ms. Monica Kathina Moi University
- Mr. Edward Mogire Moi University
- Ms Maria Adelantano from Madrid Spain
- Ms Katherine Robson from York University's Centre for Refugee Studies, Canada
- Ms Gillian Mann from Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre, UK
- Richard Gartner from Oxford University's Bodleian Library, UK
- Ms Monette Zard from Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre, UK
- Mr. Jan Leidecker from University of Hanover in Germany
- Mr. Jos Dumortier and Mr. Johan van Heddeger from Leuven University in Belgium
- Ms Ainna Macdougal from Carleton University in Canada
CSFM has also been able to attract foreign students for internship purposes. One such example is Ms. Tanaz Moghadam (9 June - 3 August, 2002) from New York University in USA, whose major is in history and international Relations. Ms Moghadam is now engaged in an independent research project under the supervision of CSFM. CSFM is also facilitating her contacts with NGOs as well as field trips to Ngara, Kigoma and Rwanda. Another student is Michael Adam from Germany who had an opportunity to participate the 2002 EASRHA, he wrote an extensive report of the school to be published in the near future.