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Médiation dans un cadre en mutation : Victoires et défaites dans la gestion des conflits liés aux ressources naturelles dans le sud-ouest du Burkina Faso
In south-west Burkina Faso, conflicts between farmers and herders are becoming more and more frequent. These conflicts originate in competition over access to natural resources. A number of different actors are involved in managing these conflicts The paper presents these different actors and their roles, explores current conflict management practices in the region, the strengths and weaknesses of the different actors, and the impact of current political changes, such as land tenure reform and decentralisation, on these practices.