Category Archives: Publications and Reports

Conflict Tracker: Abia State, February-March 2018

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE This monthly tracker is designed to update Peace Agents on patterns and trends in conflict risk and violence, as identified by the Integrated Peace and Development Unit (IPDU) early warning system, and to seek feedback and input for response to mitigate […]

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Organized Crime in the Niger Delta: Implications for the 2019 Elections

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) In the Niger Delta region, organized crime manifests most visibly as supremacy clashes between cult groups such as the Icelanders and Greenlanders, or Deywell versus Deybam. Over the past decade, such clashes have killed over 1000 people and have further complicated an already […]

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Operation Vanguard Pre-Deployment Training

BY HANNAH BLYTH In July 2017, the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources announced the rollout of a new Multi-Sectoral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP) designed to disband small scale illegal mining. The MMIP’s implementation has so far focused only on the immediate security concerns – establishing a permanent joint task force (JTF) of military and […]

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Conflict Briefing: Biafra Agitation and Ethno-Political Polarization in Nigeria

BY FUND FOR PEACE AND PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND) This brief explores the extent to which the Pro-Biafra movement and other Niger Delta protest groups are mutually reinforcing in the context of deepening ethno-political polarization nationwide, comparing election cycles and considering the implications for election violence mitigation in 2019. It is critical […]

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Rise in Communal Conflict and Gang Violence in Cross River State

BY FUND FOR PEACE, PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVES IN THE NIGER DELTA (PIND), PARTNERS FOR PEACE Gang violence, and communal conflicts over land and boundary disputes have become prevalent in Cross River state. Farmland is a key resource that communities depend upon for subsistence and livelihoods. This has resulted in recurrent tribal and communal conflicts over land […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – April 2017

The following memo analyses data for the NSRP focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for April 2017.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – March 2017

The following memo analyses data for the NSRP focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for March 2017.

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Monthly Memo – February 2017

The following memo analyzes data for the focus states of Borno, Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta for February 2017.

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New Guidance Released: Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts

BY J.J. MESSNER*   Cet article est aussi disponible en français The Fund for Peace is delighted to announce the release of a new guidance handbook on Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts, published by the International Finance Corporation and co-authored with The Fund for Peace and Monkey Forest Consulting. This […]

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Violence Affecting Women and Girls Quarterly Report 11

BY PATRICIA TAFT* This report summarizes the main findings as detailed in three memos produced during the tenth quarter of data collection and analysis. This quarterly report covers the time period from November 2016 to January 2017.

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“Listen to understand instead of listening to be understood,” @jjmessner. Brilliant panel on meaningful stakeholder engagement led by @AngelaUMiller about importance of building trust, communicating proactively and focusing on quality over quantity. #SW2019

Meeting with community leaders and small scale miners from Sefwi Nkatieso, Western North Region, Ghana to talk about promoting peace, sustainability and reducing use of #mercury in #ASGM