Mapping Africa Transformations


Read in depth studies and publications.

Identifying local conflict trends in North and West Africa

North and West Africa have experienced several waves of violence in previous decades

Conflict in North and West Africa is centralised around a few powerful actors

Organisations can be allies one day, fight each other the next and co-operate later again

The fragmentation of conflict networks in North and West Africa

African armed conflicts involve a myriad of state forces, rebel groups and extremist organisations bound by rapidly changing alliances and rivalries

Urbanisation and Conflicts in North and West Africa

While cities and urban areas have always been sites of conflict, given their political and economic importance, many insurgencies, rebellions and separatist movements are associated with rural areas