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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 | 2018

Exploring the spatio-temporal processes of communal rangeland grabbing in Sudan

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...
Hussein M. Sulieman (2018)
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...
Paul Wani Gore (2014)
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...
Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:2) 22 p.
Journal Article | 2011

Gold and governance: Legal injustices and lost opportunities in Tanzania

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...
Siri Lange (2011)
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...
Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 1)
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.
Book Chapter | 2000

Institutional erosion in the drylands: The case of the Borana pastoralists

Johan Helland (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

Institutional erosion in the drylands: The case of Borana pastoralists

Johan Helland (1998)
in Eastern Africa social science research review vol. 14 no. 2 pp. 49-72
Book Chapter | 1997

Development interventions and pastoral dynamics in Southern Ethiopia

Johan Helland (1997)
in R. Hogg (ed.): Pastoralists, ethnicity and the state in Ethiopia. London: Haan
Journal Article | 1990

Finding a new sustainable pastoralism or sustaining pastoralists? The dilemma facing East African pastoralism

Johan Helland (1990)
in Forum for development studies no. 2 pp. 167-182