Natural Resource Management: Abidjan Peace Agreement
Protect the environment and regulate the exploitation of natural resources in the interest of the people, as well as prohibit monopolies;
The peace process quickly broke down. No reports could be found of government reform efforts or legislation aimed at reforming Natural Resource Management in 1996.
No reports could be found of government reform efforts or legislation aimed at reforming Natural Resource Management in 1997. In January 1997, two months after the peace accord was signed, the SLPP government and Kamajors launched attacks against RUF units in northern Kailahun. The RUF rejected the 1996 accord and sided with the AFRC in May 1997.1 In May of 1997, Major Johnny Paul Koroma and his soldiers formed an alliance with RUF troops and toppled Sierra Leone's government. President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah fled into Guinea.2
In 1998, the former government ousted the RUF/AFRC government. RUF and the former government returned to full scale civil war in 1998.3
Coding for this case ceased on December 31, 1998.