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Environmental conflicts

Natural resources, institutions and conflict in the Horn of Africa and in West Africa

Focusing on pastoral groups in the West African Sahel and the Ethiopian lowlands, this research project aims to pinpoint the mechanisms of environmental conflicts and determine institutional policies that could ease or eliminate such tensions.


Research Project Co-leaders

Gilbert Fokou
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Allemmaya Mulugeta
Horn of Africa Regional Coordination Office
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Partnership Regions Involved

West Africa
Horn of Africa