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Field research Cote d'Ivoire

Participation in Fatal Transactions (FT) network, lobby and education work on resources and conflicts – German leader of network

In the framework of the European Fatal Transactions network, a BICC team travelled to Cote d'Ivoire to conduct field research. The focus of the research was the question how natural resources influence the transition from war to peace. For this purpose, the project team interviewed government and company representatives, members of civil society and international organizations, a group of peasants as well as members of the rebel movement Force Nouvelles and other militia groups.

Project partners (outside BICC)

Fatal Transactions (FT) network, NIZA (Netherlands Institute for Southern Africa), Pax Christi Netherlands and IPIS (International Peace Information Service, Belgium)

Funded by

European Commission

Duration of project

until 2009