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The Struggle for Pluralism and Peace: Legitimacy, Conflict and Governance in Two Kenyan Wards

In order to understand the way conflict, governance, and legitimacy intersect the International Republican Institute (IRI) conducted a mixed method study in Bartabwa Ward, Baringo County, and Balambala Ward, Garissa County. This report reveals some important lessons about the nature of conflict, legitimacy, and governance in the two wards, as well as key challenges and potential solutions to deliver better governance for Kenyan citizens in these two locations.