Tensions mount on Mali-Burkina Faso border as cattle farmers vie for land

Report
from The Guardian
Published on 21 Mar 2013 View Original

Malian farmers and livestock, forced south by conflict, put pressure on land and water resources in the borderlands

The movement of hundreds of thousands of cattle from Mali is threatening peace across the border in Burkina Faso, where tensions are mounting as Malian refugee pastoralists come head to head with local agricultural farmers.

Read the full report on the Guardian.