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Report in External Series | 2019

Transforming Pastoralist Mobility in West Darfur: Understanding Continuity and Change

In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face of multiple challenges. Earlier studies have shown that...
Hussein Sulieman and Helen Young (2019)
A Feinstein International Center publication, January 2019
Sudan Working Paper | 2018

Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State

In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant search of water and pasture for...
Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil (2018)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2018:1) 20 p.
Journal Article | 2017

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå?

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på nett // <![CDATA[ var module = 'article'; var...
Gunnar Sørbø (2017)
Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift
CMI Brief | 2016

Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola

A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
Book | 2016

An Annotated Bibliography of Social Research on the Nuba Mountains

It was possible for this volume to come together in a few months only because of previous efforts of long-time colleagues in my research on the Nuba Mountains, most of...
Enrico Ille (ed.) (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Sudan Working Paper | 2015

Informal Cross-Border Trade in Eastern Sudan A Case Study from Kassala and Gedarif States

Informal trade in pre-colonial Africa, sometimes in the form of barter, wasone of the mechanisms of social interaction between various ethnic groupsand jurisdictions. It was an alternative to the state...
ElTayeb Mohamadain and Hassan Ahmed Abdel Ati (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:6) 22 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2014

The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority

The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role...
Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:2) 22 p.
Book | 2013

The Pastoral Fulbe in the Sudan Funj Region. A study of the interaction between State and Society

This book is about the political ecology of pastoralism in Sudan and one of the few ethnographic studies of the Fulbe (Fulani) since D.J. Stenning's seminal work "Savannah Nomads" in...
Elhadi Ibrahim Osman (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Trøbbel på Nilen

De grufulle drapene i en buss på det norske høyfjellet har fått mange til å lure på hva som skjer i verdens yngste nasjon Sør-Sudan. Det var mange som jublet da...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 22.11
Sudan Report | 2008

Post-Conflict Peace-Building and Socio-Economic Integration Issues in Southwest Kordofan

This report is the product of desk-work which consists of 50 per cent of the workload, and a truncated field visit for only one week to Northern Lagawa Locality estimated...
Abdalbasit Saeed (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Report SR 2008: 3) 48 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2008

Transforming Pastoralism: A Case Study of the Rufa'a al Hoi Ethnic Group in the Blue Nile State, Sudan

The pastoral sector in Sudan in general and in the Blue Nile State in particular has been marginalized and impoverished as a result of detrimental state policies, deteriorating environmental conditions...
Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 1)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2007

Minoriteter i «muslimske land»

Det er vanskelig å lese Heitmanns kronikk som noe annet enn et overforenklet bidrag som bygger opp under fordommer om en sivilisasjonskamp mellom islam og vesten. Med dette innlegget håper...
Liv Tønnessen and Hilde Kjøstvedt (2007)
Bergens Tidende 30.06.2007
CMI Report | 2005

Review of the Norwegian Development Fund Portfolio in Ethiopia

This report reviews the Ethiopian portfolio of the Development Fund (DF), a Norwegian NGO, which has evolved from supporting relief work by one Tigrayan organisation in the 1980s to supporting...
Ann Waters-Bayer, Arne Tostensen and Yohannes GebreMichael (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2005: 16) 77 p.
Journal Article | 2003

Pastoral ecosystems and the issue of scale

This paper uses examples from Kenya and the Sudan to argue that the scale at which we pitch our analysis when trying to identify the basic properties of pastoral ecosystems...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2003)
in Ambio vol. 32 no. 2 pp. 113-117
Book Chapter | 2002

Land alienation in Borana: Some land tenure issues in a pastoral context in Ethiopia

Johan Helland (2002)
in Mustafa Babiker (ed.): Resource alienation, militarisation and development. Addis Ababa: OSSREA pp. 47-65
Book Chapter | 2001

Participation and governance in the development of Borana: Southern Ethiopia

Johan Helland (2001)
in M.A. Mohamed Salih, Ton Dietz and Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed Ahmed (eds.): African pastoralism. London: Pluto Press (in association with OSSREA) pp. 56-80
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Pastoralists in the Horn of Africa: The continued threat of famine

This paper discusses the current food security crisis in the pastoral areas of the Horn of Africa. It tries to explain the recurrent famines with reference to some important features...
Johan Helland (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:15) 21 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Land alientation in Borana: Some land tenure issues in a pastoral context in Ethiopia

Johan Helland (1999)
in Eastern Africa social science research review vol. 15 no. 2 pp. 1-15
Book Chapter | 1998

Optimal landing strategies for cod-capelin in the Barnets Sea

Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1998)
in S. Jentoft (ed.): Commons in a cold climate: coastal fisheries and reindeer pastoralism in North Norway. The co-management approach. Paris: UNESCO pp. 115-120