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dc.contributor.authorLittle, Peteren_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T09:49:17Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T09:49:17Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291906921en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63620-
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses informal cross-border trade in the Horn of Africa, with an emphasis on the Somalia borderlands. It will be shown that despite the collapse of a government in 1991, Somalia’s unofficial exports of cattle to Kenya have grown considerably during the past 13 years. It will be argued that while informal exports and imports of animals are illegal in Kenya and Ethiopia, local institutions and agreements allow the trade to function ‘on the ground’ in the absence of official recognition. The paper concludes with a discussion of the policy implications of informal cross-border commerce in regions of weak administrative control. – cattle ; livestock ; Somalia ; marketsen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2005/13en_US
dc.subject.jelE26en_US
dc.subject.jelO17en_US
dc.subject.jelQ13en_US
dc.subject.jelL14en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwRinden_US
dc.subject.stwAußenhandelen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwarzmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwSomaliaen_US
dc.titleUnofficial trade when states are weak: the case of cross-border commerce in the Horn of Africaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn488096189en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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