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The experience of Gambella regional state
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Lands of the future: transforming pastoral lands and livelihoods in eastern Africa
Pastoral and agro-pastoral areas in eastern Africa and elsewhere on the continent have long been regarded as peripheries, especially in economic terms, but also in terms of social and culturalExpand
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A national perspective on the conflict in Gambella
The western Gambella region is one the most conflict-ridden regions in Ethiopia. The paper identified five types of conflict: Inter-ethnic; intra-ethnic; indigenes and migrants; the state againstExpand
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The cultural construction of state borders: the view from Gambella
Abstract The study of state borders has long been preoccupied with their artificiality and the negative impact they have had on the local people. Recent studies have shifted the focus on stateExpand
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Muslims Renegotiating Marginality in Contemporary Ethiopia
Ethiopian Muslims have only had access to public space and opportunity for religious self-definition and collective influence since 1991. During little more than two decades, how have they advancedExpand
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Muslims Struggling for Recognition in Contemporary Ethiopia
According to the 2007 census, Muslims constitute around 34 percent of Ethiopia’s 74 million people, making them the second largest religious group in Ethiopia after the country’s dominant religiousExpand
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Playing Different Games: The Paradox of Anywaa and Nuer Identification Strategies in the Gambella Region, Ethiopia
List of Figures and Tables Preface Acknowledgements List of Acronyms Introduction: the Regional Setting of Ethnic Identification and Ethnic Conflict PART I: THEORY AND METHODOLOGY Chapter 1.Expand
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Decentralisation as Ethnic Closure, with Special Reference to a Declining Negotiated Access to Natural Resources in Western Ethiopia
Between the Anywaa and the Nuer, the two neighbouring people in the Gambela regional state in western Ethiopia, the Anywaa are better endowed with access to and control over vital natural resources.Expand
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Aid negotiation: the uneasy “partnership” between EPRDF and the donors
Abstract Ethiopia has become a major recipient of international development aid since the coming to power of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). This is despite ideologicalExpand
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Borders & borderlands as resources in the Horn of Africa
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 theExpand
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