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The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
Journal Article | Dec 2013
While the central question of diversity has often been how to live in peace with difference, we approach the question — what happens when ...
Plurality of Peaces, Conflict Transformation, Diversity, Security, Violence, Mysticism, Harmony
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på ...
Journal Article | Jun 2012
While there is a connection between climate variability and conflict in Sudan, the effects are played out in interaction with other conflict-promoting ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
In this thematic paper I will reconsider the connections between natural resources and conflict. Aimed at producing a state of the art review ...
Natural Resource, Conflict
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008
Journal Article | Jan 2013
We investigate whether uranium, similar to other resources, is associated with armed conflicts. The analysis uses grid cells in Africa to test ...
Journal Article | Jan 2005
This paper retests the analysis of "Aid Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies," by Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler (October 2002 and forthcoming ...
aid policy, post-conflict, peacebuilding
CMI Report | Jan 1998
The rapid growth of international aid allocated to "complex humanitarian emergencies" has led to parallel calls for preventive action. It is ...
Emergency relief, Humanitarian aid, Conflicts, Conflict prevention, Non-governmental organisations, Norway
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
News | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
The Effects of Oil Production and Ethnic Representation on Violent Conflict in Nigeria: A Mixed-Methods Approach
Journal Article | Jan 2016
A large qualitative literature on violent conflict in Nigeria has identified the importance of oil production and ethnicity as salient factors ...
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Journal Article | Aug 2011
This article explores the validity of critical mass theory in the context of a 25% women’s quota in the national parliament in post-conflict ...
post-conflict Sudan, critical mass theory, women's representation, Sudan
U4 Issue | Feb 2010
Current approaches to regulating conflicts of interest, often encouraged by international anti-corruption standards, are commonly judged by ...
political corruption, Azerbaijan
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda