Burkina Faso and Conflict and security
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- The BLDS conflict collection
- Search for the latest conflict-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Strategy for Security and Development in the Sahel
- The Sahel is one of the poorest regions of the world. It faces simultaneously the challenges of extreme poverty, the effects of climate change, frequent food crises, rapid population growth, fragile governance, corruption, unresolved intern...
- Effective conflict management in water and sanitation disputes
- J.T. Visscher / IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 2008
- Water scarcity is just one problem that may lead to conflicts. Others include conflicts over water quality or privatisation of water supply services. This paper explores current thinking about conflict management in the water and sanitation...
- Managing renewable natural resources in the Sahel: the role of local government institutions
- T. Hilhorst / Royal Tropical Institute, 2008
- This paper reflects on experiences from research and interventions in the Sahel on management of renewable natural resources - soils, water, forests, and biodiversity - for the purpose of food and income generation. It focuses on ...
- Is climate change a threat to security in West Africa?: local experts give their views
- O. Brown; A. Crawford / International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2008
- Traditionally seen as an environmental and an energy issue, climate change is now also being cast as a threat to international peace and security. Africa, though the least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, is seen as the continent m...
- Making military and security forces in West Africa accountable
- Alan Bryden; Boubacar N’Diaye; Funmi Olonisakin / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Governments and civil society in many West African countries are trying to restore security. Democratising states or complete rebuilding of collapsed states provides opportunities for security sector reform (SSR). However, democratisation d...
- Weapons in hands of West African youths spell trouble
- N. Florquin; E. G. Berman / Small Arms Survey, 2005
- This study looks at the armed groups and small arms in the 15 member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region. Armed groups in this report are defined as groups that have the capacity to challenge the state...
- Burkina Faso case study for understanding local institutions and the negotiation of land use arrangements
- L. Pare / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2001
- The paper examines how derived rights have evolved through settlement, loan, rental or purchase contracts and how these arrangements have developed as a result of national policy and socio-economic history. It goes on to examine how the uni...
- Focusing on historical processes bears fruit: complementarity and conflict between pastoralists and farmers
- M. Banzhaf; B. Drabo; H. Grell / Drylands Programme, IIED, 2000
- This article explores the breakdown of complementarity between agriculture and livestock in the Kishi Beiga area in the north of Burkina Faso. The article suggests that the the two systems now compete for land and local management systems h...
- Settlement of nomadic herders in the subhumid zone of West Africa is problematic
- C. Oxby / Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1985
- Attempts at settling or sedentarizing nomadic herders in semi-arid and arid regions have been largely unsuccessful, partly on account of the difficulty of restricting the movements of domestic livestock in areas where low and irregular rain...