The Traditional Mechanisms of Conflict Resolution & Peace Building in Darfur; From an Anthropological Perspective

Isam Mohamed Ibrahim

Abstract


The study assesses the Volunteering & social interaction between components of Darfur that remain active and peaceful as long as these mechanisms remain active. Historically, Darfur society enjoys accumulative and stratified stage of norms and traditions that processed over experiments and experience of generation throughout centuries and converged to unrecorded law which all subjected to it. Norms and traditions were transformed orally from one generation to another. The research found that many indigenous affected by conflicts resolution in Darfur, i.e. the native administration, ajaweed council (al-judia), mechanisms of farmer, herder conflict the rakuba and so on. And on other side their mechanisms for peace building like: al- Nafeir, Social relations, Hunting group, al-fazza, al-darra, local markets, life cycle event, folke literature …etc. The study concludes with recommendations to for promoting these mechanisms in order to contribute efforts aimed at identifying ways of achieving sustained peace in Darfur.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n9p132


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