Local Learning: Ideas For Reducing Farmer-Herder Conflicts In Nigeria

The farmer-herder conflict has mutated and is now manifesting and transforming into other forms of conflicts. In Kaduna and Katsina state, the conflict has mutated into armed banditry involving cattle rustling, destruction or theft of farm crops, kidnapping and armed robbery. For example, a traditional leader in Batsari Katsina categorically stated that “they were no …

CDD Newsletter For The Week Ending December 6, 2020

In the past week, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) noticed an increase in WhatsApp messages luring unsuspecting individuals to apply for various “government approved” grants or relief funds. The messages usually created and shared as broadcast on WhatsApp somehow find their way to other social media platforms with individuals especially Nigerian youths falling …

Farmers/Herders: CDD To Provide Technical Support To Curb Conflict

The Centre for Democracy and Development on Thursday, December 3, said it will give necessary technical assistance needed to curb the protracted conflict between herders and farmers across some states in Nigeria. The Centre’s Principal Program Officer, Shamsudeen Yusuf, while speaking at State-level Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Implementation of the National Livestock Plan (NLTP) in …