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Journal Article

Armed mobilisation and the nexus of territory, identity, and authority: the contested territorial aspirations of the Banyamulenge in eastern DR Congo

The closely intertwined notions of territory, identity, and authority are at the heart of conflict dynamics in the eastern DR Congo. Focusing on the territorial aspirations of the Banyamulenge community...
2015
Journal Article

The Politics of Rebellion and Intervention in Ituri: The Emergence of a New Political Complex?

This paper aims to place the Ituri conflict into its social setting, arguing the outbreak of violence resulted from the exploitation, by local and regional actors, of a deeply rooted...
2004
Policy Document

Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does it Promote Climate Change Resilience?

The authors analyse the South Sudanese Land Act 2009 with respect to its promotion of climate change resilience. Drawing on prior work and primary data, they argue that while the...
2017
Background Reports

‘Land Belongs to the Community’: Demystifying the ‘Global Land Grab’ in Southern Sudan

Sudan is among the global ‘hotspots’ for large-scale land acquisitions. Although most were thought to occur in the country’s north, recent research indicates a surprising number of large-scale land acquisitions...
2011
Journal Article

Public Authority and Conservation in Areas of Armed Conflict: Virunga National Park as a ‘State within a State’ in Eastern Congo

Much research on nature conservation in war-torn regions focuses on the destructive impact of violent conflict on protected areas, and argues that transnational actors should step up their support for...
International Institute of Social Sciences
2018
Briefing

‘It’s not all about the land’: Land disputes and conflict in the eastern Congo

This briefing makes several key points: Current interventions in land conflicts are focused on conflict management rather than conflict resolution. Land conflicts are part of a wider governance problem and...
Rift Valley Institute
2016
Journal Article

“This mine has become our farmland”: Critical perspectives on the coevolution of artisanal mining and conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The debate on conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been widely documented by the international media, government and non-governmental agencies and academics. In recent years,...
Science Direct
Journal Article

Motivations of men and women for migration to artisanal and small-scale mining sites in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sites in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) present livelihoods opportunities within an evolving security situation, thus offering the potential for economic and...
Science Direct
2017
Background Reports

Aid Seen from the Bottom: Community realities and representations of aid in Eastern DRC

Africa’s Great Lakes region has been plagued by deadly armed conflicts for almost three decades, resulting in internal and international displacement. Marked by issues of governance, natural resource management, land...
Ghent University
2022
Background Reports

Crise foncière et réponses des acteurs en République Démocratique du Congo fr

À l’Est de la République démocratique du Congo, le foncier est un réceptacle de violence, participant structurellement à la fragilité de la cohésion sociale. Bien que l’État congolais, les acteurs...
Ghent University
2021
Book Chapter

Why humanitarian organizations need to tackle land issues

Humanitarian organizations need to consider land issues for three sets of reasons. First, land crises are central to why humanitarian crises happen, and why they take the form that they...
Practical Action Publishing Ltd
2009
Book Chapter

Going home: Land, return and reintegration in Southern Sudan and the Three Areas

The end of the war between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement in 2005 has generated the return of an estimated 2.4 million IDPs and refugees...
Practical Action Publishing Ltd
2009
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