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  • [Event] Balkan Fact-Finding Mission

    • At the request of the German Federal Foreign Office, BICC provided logistical support as well as accompanied a delegation of representatives of the ECOWAS Commission and National Small Arms Commissions from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana on a study visit to the Balkans from 9-13 September.
    • Friday, 13 September 2019: At the request of the German Federal Foreign Office, BICC provided logistical support as well as accompanied a delegation of representatives of the ECOWAS Commission and National Small Arms Commissions from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana on a study visit to the Balkans from 9-13 September.
  • [PDF Document] focus_8_ivory_coast.pdf   (164.16 KB)

    BICC FOCUS Conflict diamonds and peace process in Côte dIvoire C ôte dIvoire is the only country which is currently under embargo by the United Nations for the export of conflict diamonds since December 2005 The conflict and years of no war no peace have been profitable for both the military and the Forces Nouvelles FN rebels thereby paralyzing the peace process1 Along with other natural resources eg cocoa timber cotton oil gold diamonds contributed to the financing of the military as well as the F...
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  • [Publication] Governing the gift of nature resource conflict monitor: The links between governance, conflict and natural resources

    • The cocoa trade from Côte d’Ivoire, the country’s main commodity has played a major role in the four-and-a-half-years of armed conflict. Over US $118 million revenues from the cocoa trade flowed into the conflict by funding both the government and the rebel group ‘Forces Nouvelles (FN)’ in the North of the country (Global Witness 2007). Last year, the UN expert panel on Côte d’Ivoire reported that diamonds were still being smuggled out of the country via Mali and Ghana ...
  • [Publication] Governing the gift of nature resource conflict monitor: The links between governance, conflict and natural resources

    • The cocoa trade from Côte d’Ivoire, the country’s main commodity has played a major role in the four-and-a-half-years of armed conflict. Over US $118 million revenues from the cocoa trade flowed into the conflict by funding both the government and the rebel group ‘Forces Nouvelles (FN)’ in the North of the country (Global Witness 2007). Last year, the UN expert panel on Côte d’Ivoire reported that diamonds were still being smuggled out of the country via Mali and Ghana ...
  • [Staff] Marie Müller-Koné

    • Senior Researcher
    • In her position as researcher with BICC, Marie’s research interests have shifted from grievances in the context of large-scale and small-scale mining and oil extraction projects and the governance of resource extraction in Africa to the politics of land and political contestation and human-nature-relations and socioecological transformation more broadly.   She was centrally involved in the acquiring of funds for the project B03 - “Violent futures? Contestations along the frontier” that is c...
  • [Staff] Marie Müller-Koné

    • Senior Researcher
    • In her position as researcher with BICC, Marie’s research interests have shifted from grievances in the context of large-scale and small-scale mining and oil extraction projects and the governance of resource extraction in Africa to the politics of land and political contestation and human-nature-relations and socioecological transformation more broadly.   She was centrally involved in the acquiring of funds for the project B03 - “Violent futures? Contestations along the frontier” that is c...