Conflict Trends 2000/2

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Water Wars

"As populations grow, finite water resources are being stretched to their limit... these population growth levels are fundamentally uneven: little of the projected population growth will take place in the North. The ramification of this is the possibility of conflict over scarce water resources in the developing world."

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Contents

Editorial - by Hussein Solomon and Anthony Turton

Conflict Watch

Features

Ethiopia & Eritrea: A step in the right direction
Sizwile Makhubu

Interview Vasu Gounden on ACCORD's role in the Burundi peace process
Sean Callaghan

A united states of Africa?
Senzo Ngubane

Water: A threat of war or an opportunity for peace?
Cheyanne Church

The case of the Orange river
Richard Meissner

Conflict at Lake Chad
Marie-Therese Sarch

The wet summer of 2000
Anthony Turton

Conflict on the Nile
Jeroen Warner

Interview: Conversations with Kasrils
Anthony Turton

IAPTC CONFERENCE
├ůsa Ekvall

Book Review: Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Survive?
Anthony Thurton