For Better or Worse: Major Developments Affecting Resource and Conflict Dynamics in Northwest Kenya
Source: Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsgeographie, 2016
Author(s): Janpeter Schilling, Thomas Weinzierl, Augustine Ekitela Lokwang, and Francis Opiyo
The county of Turkana, located in northwest Kenya, has a long history of violent conflicts. These are fought by pastoral groups over scarce water, land, pasture and livestock resources. Now oil has been found in Turkana, fuelling both hopes for a resource blessing and fears of a resource curse. The...