New publication WPCS | Cultivating a Crisis: The Political Decline of Agriculture in Syria | Nazier Madi

MEDirections is delighted to share a new Research Project Report from the Wartime and Post Conflict in Syria project (WPCS).

This paper details the political order which attempted to engineer a new economic and social drive in the decade preceding the 2011 uprising, highlighting the key policies, agencies and actors. It also examines how government agriculture policies have evolved throughout the current conflict. It then studies the case of rural Eastern Hama to explore the impacts of the conflict and current policies in rural Syria and how the emergence of new actors has influenced the rural agriculture economy.

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