About Us


A knowledge driven society


To improve the livelihoods of arid lands communities in East Africa through delivery of practical and usable information using modern technologies.

Alin's History

The origins of ALIN/Reseau d’Information des Terres Arides (RITA) date back to 1987 at a conference organized by Oxfam-GB in Cotonou, Benin.

Organizational structure

Work With Us

“The world does not stand still, and neither does ALIN. We seek to engage individuals, partners and service providers aspiring to empower communities through the power of knowledge”.

Our Current and Previous Partners

Since its inception, ALIN has worked with various donors and partners. We are grateful for the generous support received from the following instititutions.