Bridging divides in Plateau State, Nigeria

April 30, 2019

For generations, farmers and pastoralist herders throughout West Africa have lived in relative harmony - a symbiotic partnership kept cropland fertile and cattle well-nourished. However, increased competition between these two groups caused by population growth, environmental degradation, the expansion of cultivated land and regional instability has led to the breakdown of farmer-herder relationships and widespread violence.

 

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