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World Bank discussion paper no. 331: Africa technical department series : Case

studies in war-to-peace transition

The demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants in Ethiopia, Namibia, and Uganda


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Africa Technical Department Series

Case Studies in

War-to-Peace Transition

The Demobilization and Reintegration of Ex-Combatants in Ethiopia, Namibia, and Uganda

Nat J. Colletta

Markus Kostner

Ingo Wiederhofer with the assistance of Emilio Mondo,

Taimi Sitari, and Tadesse A. Woldu

The World Bank Washington, D. C.

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Nat J. Colletta is head of the Post-Conflict Rapid Response Team in the World Bank's Africa Region. Markus Kostner is a human resource economist and Ingo Wiederhofer is a demobilization and reintegration specialist. Both are consultants to the Africa Technical Department.

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Colletta, Nat J.

Case studies of war-to-peace transition: the demobilization and reintegration of ex-combatants in Ethiopia, Namibia, and Uganda / Nat J. Colletta, Markus Kostner, Ingo Wiederhofer: with the assistance of Ernilio Mondo, Taimi Sitari, Tadesse A. Woldu. p. cm.—(World Bank discussion papers. Africa Technical

Department series)

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-8213-36746

1. Africa, Sub-Saharan—Armed Forces—Demobilization—Case studies 2. Veterans—Services for—Africa, Sub-Saharan—Case studies 3. Human services—Ethiopia. 4. Hunan services—Namibia. 5. Human services—Uganda. I. Kostner, Markus. II. Wiederhofer, Ingo. III. Title. IV. Series. UA917.A35C65 1996 96-8989

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