Weather and Resource Information as Tools for Dealing with Farmer-Pastoralist Conflicts in the Sahel
Source: Earth System Dynamics, 2016
Author(s): Ole Mertz, Kjeld Rasmussen, and Laura Vang Rasmussen
Conflicts between pastoralists and farmers in the Sahel mainly arise from competition over land and water resources or because of livestock damage to crops. Rather than being linked to larger environmental change processes such as climate change, conflicts are often caused by inappropriate zoning of land, governance and unequal power...