A new map in a Bloomberg BNA International Environment Reporter article by Wachira Kigotho shows the different types of environmental and natural resource crimes in different parts of Africa that are contributing to migration flows from the continent. The prevalence of conflict minerals, logging/charcoal, oil, and wildlife poaching and trafficking throughout the region track with the Enough Project's ongoing research and analysis.
Click here to read the article.
Read some of our reports on natural resources and conflict in Sudan, Congo, and CAR, including:
- Fool's Gold: The Case for Scrutinizing Sudan's Conflict Gold Trade
- Congo's Conflict Gold Rush: Bringing Gold into the Legal Trade in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Warlord Business: CAR’s Violent Armed Groups and their Criminal Operations for Profit and Power
Map graphic: Bloomberg BNA