Peace through agrarian justice

P. Richards, K. Bah

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    Postwar countries in Africa are among the poorest. In the countries of the Mano River region (Liberia, Sierra Leone) agrarian injustice emerges as a major cause of both poverty and conflict. Serious efforts are needed to improve the labour, land and property rights of rural women and young people if the long-term causes of these conflicts are to be mitigated and agricultural development opportunities enhanced.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)139-143
    Number of pages5
    JournalIDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


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