Good Neighbors No More: What’s Behind Violence Between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria

A Fulani woman cooks outside her house, Daruga, Nigeria, June 12, 2005 (AP photo by George Osodi).
A Fulani woman cooks outside her house, Daruga, Nigeria, June 12, 2005 (AP photo by George Osodi).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss the next phase of Syria’s civil war and the succession shake-up in Saudi Arabia. For the Report, Linus Unah talks with Peter Dörrie about how competition for resources is fueling violence between Fulani herders and farming communities in Nigeria, a situation the U.N. warns could “spin out of control.” If you’d like to sign up for the beta version of WPR’s Africa-only subscription, you can do so here. It’s free for the first two months. And if you like what you hear on Trend […]

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