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    Conflict dynamics in a three-level game: local, national, and international conflict in the horn of Africa

    Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, 1999
    This paper begins with an introduction of a synthesis and analysis of the complex patterns of international wars and internal conflicts in the Horn of Africa over the past four decades.
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    East Asian regional security

    Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, 2001
    Paper examining the security environment and regional security cooperation in East Asia, the major security agenda in the North-East Asia and Japan's security policy in the post-cold war period and East Asia.Conclusions include the following: challenges to peace and stability in the region consist of twotypes.
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    Patch use by cattle in dryland Zimbabwe: farmer knowledge and ecological theory

    Pastoral Development Network, ODI, 1989
    The call for using farmer knowledge in designing appropriate research, development and extension strategies has become common in recent years (eg Richards, 1985).
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    Rwanda: the search for security and human rights abuses

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    This article investigates the violence, human rights abuses and security situation in Rwanda.The article finds that:despite unresolved questions about massive killings of civilians in the Congo and in northwestern Rwanda and its continuing poor human rights record, the Rwandan government enjoys substantial international support.
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    The economics and political economy of conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Centre for Development Policy and Research, SOAS, 1999
    After briefly reviewing the spread of conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa and emphasising their diversity, this paper focuses chiefly on the literature on the costs of conflict and on the causes of conflict.The main argument of the paper is that there is not a consensus in the literature, and that there is a vital need for much more research and analytical work.
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    Gender perspectives on landmines

    United Nations [UN] Department for Disarmament Affairs, 2001
    Paper assesses the five pillars of UN mine action:mine awarenessdeminingvictim assistanceadvocacy for a global banstockpile destructionPaper states that gender perspectives should be included in all activities, including:assessing landmine and monitoring the landmine threattracking landmine injuriesdesigning assistance programmes for victims of la
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    Seeking protection: addressing sexual and domestic violence in Tanzania's refugee camps

    Human Rights Watch, 2000
    Documents UNHCR's and the Tanzanian host government's failure to address violence against women refugees in a timely and effective manner, despite ample evidence that women's lives were in danger in their homes and in the general camp community.Recommendations:UNHCR needs to ensure a more institutionalised response if it is to address consistently and effectively the protection n
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    The training of civilian specialists for United Nations Peace Operations: a report of the Seminar on Civilian Peacekeeping

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2000
    Report from a seminar that brought together those who currently deploy civilian peacekeepers and those training institutions that provide training for civilian peacekeeping specialists.
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    Uprooting the rural poor in Rwanda

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    Reports on the human rights violations as a result of the Rwandan governments implementation of the National Habitat Policy.
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: reluctant recruits: children and adults forcibly recruited for military service in North Kivu

    Human Rights Watch, 2001
    Documents an intensive campaign of forcible recruitment of adults and children begun by RCD-Goma and its Rwandan allies in the last quarter of 2000. The paper asserts that the major rebel group in eastern Congo continues to recruit children to wage war against the Congolese government.

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