Kimberly Howe

"We Now Have Relative Peace”; Changing Conflict Dynamics in Northern Karamoja, Uganda

This report reflects research from early 2015 conducted by the Feinstein International Center at the Friedman School of Tufts University and Mercy Corps in northern Karamoja, Uganda. The research examined changing conflict dynamics and related conflict mitigation and peacebuilding initiatives. The objective of the study was to provide a nuanced understanding of the current threats to security at the household, community, district and regional levels, and to examine how these dynamics have changed in recent years. The study examined conflict mitigation initiatives, including access to and efficacy of these systems.

By Darlington Akabwai, Kimberly Howe, Elizabeth Stites November 2015