Alessio Iocchi was a Senior Research Fellow in NUPI's Research group on peace, conflict and development.
Publications All publications
Publication : Academic article | 2022
Not so long-ago Burkina Faso was considered an ‘island’ of stability in a conflict-prone part of Africa. This is not the case anymore as armed insurg1
Publication : Academic article | 2020
Narrations on fragility and resilience in the Sahel paint a picture about the region’s inherent ungovernability that lead to consider an endless stat1
Publication : Report | 2020
An analysis of Chad's regime role in the context of the military and humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin
Publication : Popular scientific article | 2020
An overview of migratory issues on the African continent
Jihad globale o insurgency locale? L'ISIS in Africa, da Boko Haram allo Stato Islamico nel Grande SaharaPublication : Chapter | 0
This chapter sums up the evolution of jihadi activity in Mali and around Lake Chad, connecing local events to the concurrent emergence and evolution1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2021 - 2024 (Ongoing)
How is the political authority to tax established, exercised and maintained over time? State-building requires predictable income. Without a domestic revenue base, even core activities states are expe...
Research project | 2017 - 2021 (Completed)
What forms of authority underpin, enable, and extend violent entrepreneurs in fragile states, and how do the combined effects of fragile states, conflict, and climate impact this?...
Events All events
EventWed 2 Feb 2022Time: 00:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: YouTube
The Sahel has recently gotten attention from the international community because of the many challenges this realm faces. This webinar marks the end of a three-year long project that has taken a closer look at the Sahel.
EventWed 2 Dec 2020Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams
We are happy to promote the launch of a special issue of the "International Spectator" journal on Governance, Fragility and Insurgency in the Sahel: A Hybrid Political Order in the Making, guest edited by Morten Bøås and Francesco Strazzari.
EventTue 21 Apr 2020Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
Who are the jihadi insurgents, why are they gaining ground, and what are the likely future developments in the Sahel?