Ryan Triche, “Pastoral conflict in Kenya: Transforming mimetic violence to mimetic blessings between Turkana and Pokot communities”, Accord, July 2014

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Traces the historical context of cattle rustling and livestock raiding between the Turkana and Pokot, then identifies contemporary factors driving tensions: access to resources, profiteering, and weapons proliferation. The paper further explores the reciprocal nature of the conflict. It then offers prescriptions and potential solutions.

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