African Peacebuilding Network (APN) 2012-2013 Research Grantees

John O. Agbonifo
Osun State University (Nigeria)
Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding: Assessing the Effectiveness of UN Targeted Sanctions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Churchill C. Awici and Robert Turyamureeba
African Leadership Centre (ALC) (Kenya)
Land in DDR Programmes: An Analysis of the Role of Land in Reintegration of Ex-combatants in Northern Uganda and South Sudan

Lindy P. Heinecken
Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
Enhancing the Capacity of Female Peacekeepers and Local Women in Building Peace in Africa

Admire Mare and Stanley Tsarwe
Rhodes University (Zimbabwe)
Makers or Breakers of Peace? An Analysis of the Role of the Zimbabwean Press in the Coverage of Political Violence during the 2008 Harmonised Elections

Joseph Matovu
Makerere University (Uganda)
Does Tenure Security Mitigate Conflicts and Save Forests? The Case of Collaborative Forest Management (CFM) Tenure in Uganda

Bamlaku Mengistu and Fekadu G. Mersha
Haramaya University (Ethiopia)
The Nature of Conflict and Tensions Among Farmers and Pastoralists of Eastern Ethiopia

Nsamba A. Morris
Democracy and Human Rights Foundation (Uganda) Enhancing the Capacity of Local Governance Institutions to Resolve Conflicts in Kenya: A Comparative Analysis of the Rift Valley and Coast Regions

Laurie Nathan
University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Democratic Norms, Bias and Uncertainty in African Mediation

Aloysius Ngalim and Michael Kehinde
University of Buea (Cameroon) and Lagos State University (Nigeria) Post-Boundary Adjustment Resettlement: The Case of Bakassi “Nigerians”

Amy Niang
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)
The Privatisation of Mediation and the Political Economy of Conflict Management in West Africa

Kialee Nyiayaana
University of Port Harcourt (Nigeria)
Community Arming and Sustainable Peace in the Niger Delta

Akachi Odoemene
Redeemer’s University (Nigeria)
‘Land Grab’ Conflicts in Africa: Engaging Landscapes of Resistance and Alternatives

Oluwaremilekun T. Oluwaniyi
Redeemer’s University (Nigeria)
Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and the Challenges of Reintegration in Nigeria’s Oil-rich Niger Delta Region

Kenneth Omeje and Nicodemus Minde
United States International University (Kenya)
Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in a Fragile Rentier State: The Case of South Sudan

Oluwafunmilayo J. Para-Mallam and Katherine N. Hoomlong
National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) (Nigeria) and The University of Jos (Nigeria)
A Critical Investigation into the Roles of Key Actors in the Jos Conflict: Issues and Strategies for Institutional/Security Sector Reform

Violet Wawire
Kenyatta University (Kenya)
Education Systems as Agents of Conflict Prevention in Africa: The Practice of the Culture of Peace in Secondary Schools in Kenya

Cori Wielenga
University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Developing a Framework of Best Practice for Reconciliation Processes After Violent Conflict in the African Context