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Migration, Urbanization, and Political Power in Africa

Why given the pace and intensity of urbanization in Africa do urban conditions continue to deteriorate and national political programs remain fixed on rural development? In CCAPS Research Brief No. 14, Clionadh Raleigh argues that…

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User Guide to the CCAPS Conflict Dashboard

The User Guide to the CCAPS Conflict Dashboard provides detailed information on how to navigate the dashboard, use advanced filters, download data, and share maps. The CCAPS Conflict Dashboard brings together mapping, trends analysis, and…

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Conflict Trends June 2013

This report looks at the ongoing conflict in Nigeria, which intensified this month with the declaration of a state of emergency in the northeast and a renewed commitment on the part of the federal government…

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Conflict Trends May 2013

The May volume of Conflict Trends looks at escalating conflict in Ivory Coast, Libya, and Nigeria which have each seen high-profile violence this month. The report also includes an overview of conflict in the Darfur…

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ACLED Country Report: Nigeria

ACLED’s country report focuses on Nigeria, the fourth most violent country in the ACLED dataset when measured by the number of violent events, and the seventh most fatal over the course of the dataset’s coverage…

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ACLED Country Report: Somalia

ACLED’s country report focuses on Somalia, the most violent country in the ACLED dataset when measured on number of violent events, and the ninth most fatal country when measured in terms of conflict-related reported fatalities.

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Conflict Trends April 2013

This issue of Conflict Trends focuses on recent developments in Central African Republic (CAR), Kenya, Mali, Nigeria and South Sudan. The special focus section this month provides a conceptual and methodological overview of ACLED terminology…

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Conflict Trends March 2013

The Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset (ACLED) released the March 2013 issue of its monthly Conflict Trends Report. This issue focuses on the run-up to the election in Kenya and profiles conflict patterns in…

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Tracking Islamist Militia and Rebel Groups

In CCAPS Research Brief No. 8, Caitriona Dowd outlines the geography of Islamist militancy on the African continent and provides an analysis of commonalities and differences across distinct militant Islamist groups. The analysis shows that…

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Conflict Trends February 2013

The February 2013 issue of the Conflict Trends Report is the eleventh in a series of monthly publications from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Dataset (ACLED). This month’s report provides an overview of violent…

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