Community-centred system for reducing livestock raids through binding resolutions

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019


The conflict management system in Karamoja includes both formal government and customary actors, who play complimentary roles in maintaining peace and security. Their collaboration is crucial in ensuring effective and appropriate response to security incidents, resolution of disputes, and facilitation of the return of stolen livestock. This documented practice demonstrates the role of customary institutions in ensuring justice and the social well-being of their communities.