Acces to Natural Resources and Autochthony in West Africa

In contemporay West Africa the declining ressource base and power relations are causes of conflict. Many outbreaks of violence are caused by "autochthons" or first comers to safeguard "ancestral lands" against "newcomers" accused of overusing resources. This is paradoxical at a time when official discourse invites national and regional intergration.


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International Conference on Research for Development (ICRD 2008), Bern, July 2-4, 2008
Year:
2008
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