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Resource conflict in the Horn of Africa

by John Markakis

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Published by Sage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- Africa, Northeast -- Management.,
  • Nature conservation -- Africa, Northeast.,
  • Africa, Northeast -- Ethnic relations.,
  • Africa, Northeast -- Politics and government -- 1974-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Markakis.
    ContributionsInternational Peace Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT367.8 .M37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19982267M
    ISBN 100803988478

    Conflicts in the Horn of Africa have been occurring since the 17th century BCE. The Horn of Africa includes the nations of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. Ancient. Invasion of Ancient Egypt by the Kingdom of Kush and the Land of Punt (17th century BC). Medieval and Early. Climate-related security risks are increasingly compounding existing political, social and economic challenges worldwide, with natural resources like water posing risks for geopolitical tensions and violent conflict. This policy paper presents a regional analysis of environment, peace and security linkages in the Horn of Africa, with a specific focus on water security and governance.

    E-mail: [email protected] "This paper examines African conflicts and the roles of the African Union (AU) in conflict resolution, focusing on the recent Zimbabwe and Kenya conflicts. Two conflict and conflict resolution theories: Hobessian. Conflict analysis & prevention in collaboration with local and international partners we deliver training, do research and run workshops to address resource-based conflict in the region. We collaborate closely with Pastoralist and agro-pastoralist groups in the Horn and work together towards addressing the social and economic marginalization of.

    This research endeavors to establish how environmental scarcity is connected to the conflicts in the Horn of Africa. It is centered on three specific objectives, the first one is to identify the causes of environmental resource scarcity related conflicts in the Horn of Africa and the second one is to establishing the extent to which environmental diplomacy has been adopted in resolving.   Hundreds and thousands of people have lost their lives due to conflicts and civil wars. Below are some examples of current Conflicts In Nigeria. It is closely observed that the majority of current conflicts in Africa are more of arms conflicts. The Somali Civil War (the s – date) This is an ongoing civil war in Somalia.


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Resource conflict in the Horn of Africa by John Markakis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Resource Conflict in the Horn of Africa In recent decades, the Horn of Africa has been engulfed in spiralling conflict, dire poverty, widespread famine and endemic disease. Massive damage has been inflicted on the region's economy, infrastructure, and natural resources.

Resource Conflict in the Horn of Africa, by John Markakis. Sage Publications, London, x+ pp. [pounds sterling] hardback. ISBN This book originated in a seminar convened by the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Get this from a library.

Resource conflict in the Horn of Africa. [John Markakis; International Peace Research Institute, Oslo.] -- "In recent decades, the Horn of Africa has been engulfed in spiralling conflict, dire poverty, widespread famine and endemic disease." "Explanations for the malaise that has afflicted this part of.

Author Affiliation: Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece. Book: Resource conflict in the Horn of Africa. pp.x + pp. ref.9 pp. of., which is the widening gap between the resource base of a poorly endowed region and its rapidly expanding by:   Conflict in the Horn of Africa examines how the Kenya-Somalia border problem has deep roots in pre-colonial and colonial times mirroring Resource conflict in the Horn of Africa book phenomenon of shifting territorial and human frontiers and treaties which Britain, France, Italy, and Ethiopia made before and after World Wars I and II.

This book documents the Kenya-Somalia border problem from the nineteenth century, when decisions Author: Vincent Bakpetu Thompson. Conflict in the Horn of Africa examines how the Kenya-Somalia border problem has deep roots in pre-colonial and colonial times mirroring the phenomenon of shifting territorial and human frontiers and treaties which Britain, France, Italy, and Ethiopia made before and after World Wars I and II.

This book documents the Kenya-Somalia border problem from the nineteenth century, when decisions. JOAN M. KENWORTHY, Resource Conflict in the Horn of Africa, African Affairs, Vol IssueOctoberPages –, Books. Download all slides.

Comments. 0 Comments Comments (0) Add comment. Close comment form modal. I agree to the terms and conditions. The Horn contains the largest population of pastoralists in the world. Pastoralist communities in the region are nomadic, live primarily in arid or semi-arid areas, and depend for their livelihood on livestock such as cattle, sheep, goats and camels.

This article looks at the issue of resources-based conflicts in the Horn of Africa region, examining two different case-studies – the newly independent country of South Sudan and the Gambella region, the westernmost in Ethiopia.

Proxy War in the Horn of Africa. Africa has become the new locus of great power conflict in the 21st century, with the United States and China vying for influence and resources in the world’s poorest continent.

But the Horn of Africa, with its strategic location across the Gulf of Aden from the Middle East, has become the crucible for the latest stage of a centuries-old superpower proxy battle. Inter-state Conflicts in the Horn of africa 26 Kidane Mengisteab 3.

leadership in the Horn of africa: the Emic/Etic Perspective 40 Hassan Mahadallah PaRt II: ConflICt DynamICs 4. Conflicts in the Horn of africa and Implications for Regional security 71 Kassahun Berhanu 5.

Border Changes: north sudan–south sudan and Regional Dynamics Ohio University Press, - Reference- pages 0Reviews Conflicts in the Horn have all too often dominated press coverage of Africa. This book exposes the subtle and ambiguous role ethnicity.

Book Info. Borders and Borderlands as Resources in the Horn of Africa. Book Description: State borders are more than barriers.

They structure social, economic and political spaces and as such provide opportunities as well as obstacles for the communities straddling both sides of the border. This book deals with the conduits and opportunities of state borders in the Horn of Africa, and investigates how.

The book looks at the situation in the Horn of Africa. Where Somali, Ethiopia, Sudan and Eritrea are some of the poorest nations on Earth, due in no small part to recent wars.

While the Sudan civil war currently occupies the front pages of newspapers as I write this, the book is a timely reminder that other refugee groups exist in the s: 2.

This book explores perspectives on intra-state and inter-state conflicts in the Horn of Africa. Comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan, this is the most conflicted region in the African continent. Conflicts in the Horn have all too often dominated press coverage of Africa.

This book exposes the subtle and ambiguous role ethnicity can play in social conflict - a role that is nowhere as simple. Conflict and State Security in the Horn of Africa 41 that determine relationships.

This is what specialists (Schluter & Lee, ) treat as "The R Factor". The basis of understanding conflict, security and col-lective well-being of people includes relationships that dominate interac-tions of two or more entities in contact with one another.

This book brings to fruition the research done during the CEA-ISCTE project ‘’Monitoring Conflicts in the Horn of Africa’’, reference PTDC/AFR// The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) provided funding for this project. The chapters are based on first-hand data collected through fieldwork in the region’s countries between 4 January and 3 June The Horn of Africa is a region well known in African politics of being a volatile, hostile and poor place due to numerous conflicts, wars, and colonisations.

Understanding the eruption of conflict between neighbouring states in the era of globalisation where, conflicts are often. Resource Conflict in the Horn of Africa (International Peace Research Institute, Oslo by John Markakis avg rating — 0 ratings — published.

The Horn of Africa has witnessed many incidences of violent conflicts in the last few decades as compared to any other part of the world.

Conflict and instability trends in the Horn of Africa make the region one of the most unstable regions in the world. Many parts of the Horn of Africa remain unable to break free of armed conflicts, violent crime.Resource Conflict Institute (RECONCILE) to undertake a study to demonstrate how conflict impacts on the opportunistic use of rangelands and range resources by pastoralists in the countries of the Horn of Africa.

The study, which was based on case studies from purposively selected pastoral locations in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda analyzed how. 24 J CONFLICT IN THE HORN OF AFRICA The Horn of Africa comprises those nations on the north eastern coast of the African continent that .