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Title:Darfur's political economy: a quest for development
Editor:Ali, Hamid Eltgani
Series:Europa Country Perspectives
City of publisher:London
ISBN:185743711X; 9781857437119; 9781315867755
Geographic term:Sudan
Subjects:Darfur conflict
political economy
conflict resolution
land tenure
agricultural production
petroleum exploration
civil wars
Abstract:'Darfur's political economy' explores the causes behind the crisis in the region and makes suggestions to pave the way to peace and development. Part I focuses on political history, land tenure, and administrative issues. Part II deals with water resources, agricultural production, and environmental conditions. Part III discusses the cost of the war and examines health-care issues and women's struggles in the conflict zone. Part IV looks into energy and transportation concerns. Chapters: 1. Introduction (Hamid Eltgani Ali); 2. Historical perspective on Darfur's geopolitical status in the context of modern Sudan (Ali B. Ali-Dinar); 3. Darfur land tenure issues: features, problems, and prospects for sustainable peace (Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil); 4. Darfur public administration: a historical perspective (Yousif S. Takana); 5. Surface water-harvesting for agricultural production in Darfur (Hamid Omer Ali); 6. The conflict and agricultural production in Darfur (Abdelrahman Bushara Dosa); 7. Environmental conditions and the impact of conflict in Darfur (Yagoub Abdalla Mohamed); 8. Economic costs of the conflict in Darfur (Hamid Eltgani Ali); 9. The status of health care in Darfur and post-conflict health requirements (Mohamed Ali Dousa); 10. The challenges, struggle and resistance of women in conflict zones: a case study from Darfur, western Sudan (Awadiya Ahmed Yahia); 11. The dilemma of oil exploration and production in war-torn and distressed areas: the Darfur oil: myth or reality? (Hussein Adam Elhag); 12. Small- and medium-scale renewable energy devices in Darfur (Mona Khatier); 13. Transportation infrastructure (Abdalla Bashir Hassan). [ASC Leiden abstract]