Source: (2013) African Journal of'International and Comparative Law 21(2):202-218.

The article focuses on three questions. First, what justice providers are using informal practices at Kebele and Woreda level? Second, what formal-informal justice linkages exist? Third, how well does informal justice work, that is, how effective is it from the point of view of providers and users, and what difficulties do informal-formal linkages solve or not solve? (excerpt)