Pastoral-sedentary market relations in a war situation: the baqqara-nuba case (Sudan)
This chapter delves into the formation of the so-called Peace Markets (and later, of the smuggling markets also called Aswāq as-Sumbuk) in the context of the second civil war in Sudan. These markets represented a crucial form of baggara-nuba cooperation in a defiance of the assumed ethnically based conflict lines. This economically driven cooperation represents a key element under which to look at ethnic relations in the Nuba Mountains by going beyond the binary perspective of ‘Baggara v. Nuba’.
The document was originally retrieved here.
Subscribe for Latest Updates
Our monthly updates and WhatsApp peer learning group highlight practical analysis, key events, and diverse viewpoints to help us all deliver Better Aid.