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.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||IDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|