About Mali  

Mali is a country in the North Africa Sahel region that borders Algeria, Mauritania, Guinea, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Niger. Mali has a population of approximately 16.9 million people. Current challenges facing the country include weak governance, ongoing armed conflict and terrorism, and food insecurity.

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Explore Events in this Country

Visualization Details:  The below map shows reports of violent events and protests as captured by different datasets. It can be used to explore the frequency and concentration of recent violent events and protests. Clicking on a particular location will display data associated with events in that area. The time bar slider in the lower left corner can be used to explore events over time. 
Datasets: 

Attacks from the Political Instability Task Force (PITF) Atrocities dataset. This includes annual data on cases of ethnic war, revolutionary war, adverse regime change, genocide/politicide, and political instability. Indicators include numbers of fatalities, area affected, and perpetrator.

  News from the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT). The GDELT Project is one of the largest worldwide open databases available and contains over a quarter-billion records organized into a set of tab-delimited files by date. It incorporates local media reports as well as international sources worldwide about events, and can be used to explore the frequency and concentration of violent events and protests over the past week as reported in the news media. Clicking on a particular location will display the articles associated with violence and protests in that area, along with a link to execute a Google query on the location. This visualization displays the past 7 days of data.
  Events from the Armed Conflict Location and Events Database (ACLED). ACLED captures political violence data for developing states, specifically in Africa and Asia. This data collection and analysis project produces information on the specific dates and locations of political violence, the type of event, the groups involved, fatalities, and changes in territorial control. Information is recorded on the battles, killings, riots, and recruitment activities of rebels, governments, militias, armed groups, protesters and civilians. This visualization displays ACLED data for the past 7 weeks.

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Country Instability Timeline

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This is a live-updated timeline depicting an "instability" measure or average tone for news for this country, displayed in a day-level view going back to the second quarter of 2015. The Y-axis is the percent of all events monitored worldwide that are identified as conflict events for that country, so the line chart depicts the density of conflict events for this country as a percentage of all news reports. It can be used to explore how conflict events and instability are impacting the overall media environment of a country. The higher the line, the more unstable the country is according to worldwide news coverage. 

Datasets:  Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT): This is one of the largest worldwide open databases available and contains over a quarter-billion records organized into a set of tab-delimited files by date, and incorporates local media reports as well as international sources worldwide about events. It can be used to explore the level of instability in a country as depicted by new reports in international and local media. This timeline captures instability over the past 180 days.

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History of Conflict

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This is an extract from the NAVCO Dataset on conflicts occuring in this country, and their result in terms of regime overthrow.

Dataset: NAVCO 2.0: The Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) 2.0 dataset compiles annual data on 250 nonviolent and violent mass movements for regime change, anti-occupation, and secession from 1945 to 2006.
 
Campaign Years Type Target Success

Source: NAVCO

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Country Indicators

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The Country Indicators line chart allows you to select line charts for Violent Trend Deaths (selected), the Control of Corruption, or Child Mortality under 5.

Datasets:

Violent Trend Deaths from the Global Burden of Armed Violence reports: Number of violent deaths per 100,000 population.

  Control of Corruption, Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI): Captures perceptions of the extent to which public power is exercised for private gain, including both petty and grand forms of corruption, as well as "capture" of the state by elites and private interests. It includes data from 1996-2014.
 

Child Mortality Under 5: From the World Bank (per 1000 deaths). Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation, annd may in some cases not be consistent with data before the current year.

 

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Social Media Violent Extremism

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Topic wheel and word cloud displaying the top themes of conversation from monitors developed in the Crimson Hexagon ForSight™ platform. Use these to explore conversations worldwide and in different regions across different time horizons: past 24 hours, past week, past month, and past year. If you see word or phrase in the topic wheel or word cloud you'd like to explore, try conducting a Twitter search

Datasets: Crimson Hexagon: The social media visualizations in the OSRx are drawn from monitors developed by PeaceTech Lab staff in the platform, and include Twitter and Facebook conversations related to violence and instability worldwide in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Social Media Volume

Visualization Details:  This displays a time series of volume of social media conversation surrounding violence and instability emerging from this country. It can be used to explore the overall level of social media conversation surrounding violence and instability as well as changes in this level in response to particular events.
Datasets: Crimson Hexagon: The social media visualizations are drawn from monitors developed in the platform, and include Twitter and Facebook conversations related to violence and instability worldwide in English, French, Arabic, and Spanish. 

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