Ivory Coast

Despite enjoying some three decades of relative stability post-independence, Ivory Coast has experienced several coups, a civil war and growing ethnic divisions in the past twenty years or so.

GCCT members from Côte d’Ivoire

Displaced people crossing the border from Ivory Coast to Liberia. Thousands of Ivorians have used this river border crossing to escape into Liberia from fierce fighting in Ivory Coast (photography by Department for International Development/Derek Markwell, published under a Creative Commons License)

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