Conflict Trends Reports
ACLED Trend Reports are monthly updates on political violence and conflict events in African states. They are based on real-time data, and compare current trends and patterns to historical dynamics in key focus countries.
Focus on: Central African Republic, DR-Congo, Kenya, Libya
Focus on: DR-Congo, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tunisia
Focus on: Central African Republic, DR-Congo, Egypt, Sudan and Al Shabaab in Kenya
Focus on: Central African Republic, DR-Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia
Focus on: Egypt, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Focus on: DR-Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Mali, Somalia, Zimbabwe
Focus on: DR-Congo, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa
Focus on: Ivory Coast, Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Somalia
Focus on: Central African Republic, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, South Sudan
Focus on: Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Tunisia, Urbanization of Violence
Focus on: Algeria, DR-Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Mali, Electoral Violence
Focus on: Algeria, DR-Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, Tunisia
Archived Conflict Trends reports (April - December 2012).
ACLED Country Reports provide detailed, country-specific conflict profiles for selected African countries in the dataset. Historical patterns of violence, regional dynamics and key actors are explored.
- ACLED Country Report on Kenya (December 2013)
- ACLED Country Report on DR-Congo (December 2013)
- ACLED Country Report on Somalia (April 2013)
- ACLED Country Report on Nigeria (April 2013)
- ACLED Country Report on Democratic Republic of Congo
- ACLED Country Report on Chad
- ACLED Country Report on Central African Republic
- ACLED Country Report on Somalia (February 2009)
ACLED Working Papers explore different methodological and thematic issues highlighted by the data collection project, including the role of distinct actors, actor types and sources in coding.
- ACLED Violent Islamist Groups Working Paper (January 2013)
- ACLED Unidentified Armed Groups Working Paper (July 2012)
- ACLED Sources Working Paper (July 2012)
Select Articles and Book Chapters
The following are selected academic publications which make use of disaggregated conflict data.
- Raleigh, Clionadh, Andrew Linke, Havard Hegre and Joackim Karlsen. 2010. Introducing ACLED: An Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset. Journal of Peace Research 47, 5: 1-10.
- Raleigh, Clionadh and Havard Hegre. 2009. Population Size, Concentration and Civil War: A Geographically Disaggregated Analysis. Political Geography 28, 4: 224-238.
- Hegre, Havard, Ostby, Gudrun and Clionadh Raleigh. 2009. Poverty and Civil War Events. Journal of Conflict Resolution 53, 4: 598-623.
- 'Spatial-Temporal Modeling of Civil War: The Example of Bosnia'.
The following are user documents which detail methodology and use of the ACLEd dataset.