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Leigh Mayhew is a Research Assistant within ODI's Global Risks and Resilience Programme. His research focuses on conflict and security, development approaches to illicit economies; smuggling networks; armed groups; and intersections with climate change and armed conflict.

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A Somali woman sells bread in a market in Jowhar, Middle Shabelle region - Image by AU-UN IST / Stuart Price - public domain Publications and resources

This brief is the second in a series highlighting the challenges facing people from different livelihoods in three sites in Somalia - Burao (Togdheer), Galkayo (Mudug) and Jowhar (Middle Shabelle).
Researchers interview women in Hayin Ade - image by Maryam Yusuf Bayero FUDECO Publications and resources

This research is the first in a series of longitudinal studies into the impact of violent and non-violent conflict on lives and livelihoods, and mediation dynamics, in Nigeria and Somalia.
Camels on sale at Burao livestock market - Image by ILRI - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Publications and resources

This report is the second in a series highlighting learning emerging from a longitudinal study examining violent and non-violent conflict and mediation dynamics in Somalia and Nigeria.

Sunrise in a cattle ranch in Kaduna State, Nigeria Publications and resources

In this brief, SPARC speaks to farmers and pastoralists in conflict-affected drylands of Nigeria to gauge how Covid-19, and lockdown measures, have affected their social relationships.

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