Overview

In consultation with our partners, and a survey of over 400 experts in political violence and violent extremism, the RESOLVE Network identified the North Africa Sahel as one of the Network regions of focus. Explore our research library, view our Network partners, or login to connect with our community of experts

Resource Library

Partner Publication
Responses to Boko Haram in the Lake Chad Region: Policies, Cooperation and Livelihoods
Omar S Mahmood, Ndubuisi Christian Ani
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Chief among the factors enabling the rise of Boko Haram include a limited state presence and poor governance, underdevelopment and unemployment, environmental pressures enhanced by the receding…
Partner Publication
The hidden opportunity of the Lake Chad Basin crisis
Omar S Mahmood
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Civilians have been caught between unresponsive governments and the violence of Boko Haram. This must change. While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has…
Partner Publication
Migration and violent extremism: a chain of false links?
Ottilia Anna Maunganidze
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Two themes have been central to global security debates over the past few years: migration and violent extremism. These two phenomena are happening at the same time and are consequently often…
Partner Publication
Boko Haram and violent extremism: perspectives from peacebuilders
Martin Ewi, Uyo Salifu
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The atrocities unleashed by Boko Haram since 2009 have affected millions of people in Nigeria and the region as a whole. This policy brief presents the results of a field-based study on peacebuilders…
Partner Publication
The role of women in violent extremism in Kenya
Irene Ndung’u, Uyo Salifu
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Recruiters, spies, cooks and cleaners. These are just a few of the indirect roles women play in violent extremist groups such as al-Shabaab. The full extent of their involvement remains unknown,…
Partner Publication
Preventing and countering violent extremism in Africa: The role of the mining sector
Lisa Sharland, Tim Grice, Sara Zeiger
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While several international frameworks for counterterrorism, for example the UN Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, have recognised the important role of the private…

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North Africa Sahel Experts

Bethany L. McGann
RESOLVE Network Knowledge Platform Administrator
Kateira Aryaeinejad
RESOLVE Network Research Associate and Project Manager
Megan E. Loney
Candace Rondeaux
Resolve User
Joshua Craze
Joshua Craze
Resolve User
Ann Wainscott
Scholar of Morocco, Iraq, and Religion and Politics