Stories: Ivory Coast – War's End in the West?: Ivory_Coast-33

Ouedraogo Ousmane on his farm in Carrefour Dela Paix. In 2004, immigrant farmers throughout the region were forced off of land that had previously been given to them. With the recent shift in political power, they are free to farm again. {quote}If someone gives you land, they should have respect and cooperate,{quote} says Ousmane. {quote}He cannot be your enemy.{quote}

Ouedraogo Ousmane on his farm in Carrefour Dela Paix. In 2004, immigrant farmers throughout the region were forced off of land that had previously been given to them. With the recent shift in political power, they are free to farm again. "If someone gives you land, they should have respect and cooperate," says Ousmane. "He cannot be your enemy."