Trade and market in conflict development and conflict resolution in Nigeria: scoping study report to the UK department for International Development.

Porter, Gina and Lyon, Fergus and Adamu, Fatima and Obafemi, Lanre and Blench, Roger (2005) Trade and market in conflict development and conflict resolution in Nigeria: scoping study report to the UK department for International Development. Project Report. AgEcon Search, University of Minnesota.

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Abstract

This study of trade related conflict and its resolution in Nigeria’s was prompted by the needs of policy makers concerned with improving market access for the poor. There is a lack of published material analysing links between trade/markets and conflict development/conflict resolution. The study is based on a literature review, a small number of interviews in Nigeria and UK and a one-day workshop:it was conceived as a pilot to identify areas for future research. The informality of Nigeria’s agricultural produce trade has the potential to promote both cooperation and conflict. The food marketing chains are complex networks extending across the country, and often involve diverse ethnic, religious and social groups. For the most part these linkages work extremely effectively, drawing on substantial inter-gender, inter-ethnic and inter-religious cooperation,often built up over generations.Nonetheless, there is potential for a

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Research Areas:Business School > Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research
ID Code:3809
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