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Report in External Series | 2019
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...
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2018:1) 20 p.
Journal Article | 2018
The persistent policy of successive Sudanese governments in favouring large-scale agricultural investments at the expense of traditional land use is creating material differences among significant groups of the population. A...
Springer Open: Research, Policy and Practice
Sudan Working Paper | 2014
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over resources or competition between pastoralists and agriculturalists. The...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Sudan Working Paper WP 2014:3) 27 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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:2) 22 p.
Journal Article | 2011
Following advice from the World Bank, and hoping for economic growth and independence from donors, a number of African countries have opened up opportunities for large-scale mining by foreign investors...
in African Affairs vol. 110 no. 439 pp. 233-253
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 1)
CMI Working Paper | 2000
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...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:15) 21 p.
Book Chapter | 2000
in Leif Manger and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (eds.): Pastoralists and environment: Experiences from the greater Horn of Africa. Proceedings of the regional workshops on African drylands, Addis Ababa and Jinja. Addis Ababa: OSSREA pp. 19-49
Journal Article | 1998
in Eastern Africa social science research review vol. 14 no. 2 pp. 49-72
Book Chapter | 1997
in R. Hogg (ed.): Pastoralists, ethnicity and the state in Ethiopia. London: Haan