Politics and Crime

Photo: Female fighters in Congolese rebel groups, Matchbox Media Collective / flickr.com

CRU’s research in the field of politics and crime focuses on the effect that licit and illicit power structures and have on statebuilding and peacebuilding processes, with a specific focus on transnational and local organised criminal networks.

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PublicationsConflict and Fragility

Twilight Institutions

10 May 2023 - 18:00

The Borgou Department in Northern Benin has seen communal conflict over the past few years. The introduction of land reforms by successive governments has tended to reinforce the feeling of insecurity among essentially illiterate farmers and herders. What can be done to make land reform work more effectively in the interest of farmers and herders in Benin?

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Institute Clingendael realizes research, training and consultancy for national and international parties.

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Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55