Mark Duffield and Nicholas Stockton write how the ecologically sustainable, communally managed subsistence pastoralism in Somalia has been displaced by militarised extractive ranching. Challenging mainstream accounts of the “drought” Duffield and Stockton argue the current crisis is the result of decades of bad development and relief interventions that have promoted impoverishment and hunger.
Dr. Rick de Satge
Member of the Land Portal local knowledge engagement team developing country profiles for Southern, Central and Eastern Africa - developing country narratives and historical timelines for Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Eritrea, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia ,Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Senior Research Associate with Phuhlisani NPC.
Curator of specialist Southern African land news and analysis website https://knowledgebase.land
Land linked Twitter account https://twitter.com/KnowledgebaseL
Urban Planning in the Global South (2018) co-authored with the late Vanessa Watson addresses the on-going crisis of informality in rapidly growing cities of the global South.