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How climate change is heating up land conflicts in West Africa

Coffins at a funeral service on May 22 for 17 worshippers and two priests who were allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in central Benue State, Nigeria; the region has suffered a wave of deadly unrest

BLOODY CLASHES BETWEEN FARMERS AND nomadic herders in Nigeria’s central Plateau State in late June claimed at least 86 lives, as each group vied for the region’s increasingly scarce farmland. Competition for farmland has long

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