Armed conflict and fisheries in the Lake Victoria basin

  title={Armed conflict and fisheries in the Lake Victoria basin},
  author={Sarah M. Glaser and Cullen Hendrix and Brittany Franck and Karin Wedig and Les Kaufman},
  journal={Ecology and Society},
Civil conflict is the most prevalent form of armed conflict in the world today, but this significant driver of food and income security has been largely missing from studies of fisheries. Fisheries conflict is an example of complex dynamics operating in social-ecological systems. We theorize and document the existence of such a feedback loop between conflict in Uganda and fisheries in Lake Victoria. Civil war in northern Uganda resulted in mass human population displacement, which corresponded… 

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