South America

 

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Tierras y Conflictos Rurales

Tierras y Conflictos Rurales

Land and Rural Conflicts

Source: Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica, 2016

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 16/11/2016

 

Este informe presenta los resultados nacionales del proyecto de investigación del CNMH, Tierras, organización social y territorio. Pone a disposición una exhaustiva información estadística sobre las políticas de tierras del Estado colombiano en el siglo XX y la primera década del XXI, presenta nuevas hipótesis sobre las estructuras agrarias de...

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Ambiente, Minería y Post Conflicto en Colombia: Los Casos del Catatumbo y Sur de Bolívar

Ambiente, Minería y Post Conflicto en Colombia: Los Casos del Catatumbo y Sur de Bolívar

Environment, Mining and Post-Conflict in Colombia: The Cases of Catatumbo and South Bolivar

Source: Cinep, Cordaid, Fescol, and NIMD, 2016

Author(s): Andrés Felipe Aponte, Zohanny Arboleda, and Víctor Barrera

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 16/11/2016

 

Este documento presenta dos estudios de caso que corresponden a las regiones Catatumbo y sur de Bolívar, en él se examina cómo el proceso de configuración regional (dinámicas de poblamiento, formas de integración de la vida nacional política y económica, actividades productivas, entre otras) ha incidido de forma importante no...

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From Coca to Butterflies: Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Case Study of Otanche Community, Colombia.

From Coca to Butterflies: Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Case Study of Otanche Community, Colombia.

Source: Lund University, 2016

Author(s): Ani Mosulishvili

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/11/2016

 

Inspired by environmental peacebuilding literature, this research explores the peacebuilding potential of natural resources through a qualitative case study of a conflict-affected community’s transition of livelihood strategies from coca cultivation to butterfly farming. The fieldwork was carried out with peasant families in rural Otanche - a biodiversity-rich area that, besides...

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Achieving Sustainable Development in Rural Areas in Colombia: Future Scenarios for Biodiversity Conservation under Land Use Change

Achieving Sustainable Development in Rural Areas in Colombia: Future Scenarios for Biodiversity Conservation under Land Use Change

Source: Land Use Policy, 2016

Author(s): Valeria Borona, Esteban Payánb, Douglas MacMillana, and Joseph Tzanopoulos

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/11/2016

 

Agricultural expansion is a complex land use change phenomenon with deep environmental and socio-economic consequences, especially across tropical countries where most of this expansion is occurring. Here we use scenario and network analysis combined with sustainability assessment to understand the drivers of landscape change and their effects on sustainable development...

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Extracting Justice? Colombia’s Commitment to Mining and Energy as a Foundation for Peace

Extracting Justice? Colombia’s Commitment to Mining and Energy as a Foundation for Peace

Source: International Journal of Human Rights, 2016

Author(s): John-Andrew McNeish

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

In this article critical consideration is given to the idea that natural resource extraction can pay for peace and justice. The Colombia government claims that the mining and energy sector represents a driver for economic growth and a key source of the financing needed in a post-conflict period following the...

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Natural Resource Revenue Sharing

Natural Resource Revenue Sharing

Source: Natural Resource Governance Institute and UNDP, 2016

Countries: Bolivia, Nigeria, Philippines

Topics: Governance

Added: 02/10/2016

 

In nearly every country, subnational governments receive public funds through a combination of direct tax collection and transfers from the national government. In most, nonrenewable natural resource revenues are apportioned no differently than other revenues. However, in more than 30 countries—most of them resource-rich—distribution of nonrenewable natural resource revenues is...

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Derecho Internacional de Cambio Climático y retos para Colombia (International Law of Climate Change and Challenges for Colombia)

Derecho Internacional de Cambio Climático y retos para Colombia (International Law of Climate Change and Challenges for Colombia)

International law of climate change and challenges for Colombia

Source: Universidad External de Colombia, 2014

Author(s): Valentina Restrepo Aristizábal

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance

Added: 18/09/2016

 

¿Qué es la ineficacia de pleno derecho y cuáles son sus consecuencias? Cuál es su origen? ¿Tiene antecedentes en algún otro ordenamiento jurídico? ¿Es una creación y una figura exclusiva del derecho mercantil colombiano? ¿Es un fenómeno previsto por el Código Civil de Colombia? ¿Se trata simplemente de una modalidad...

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Environmental Conflict Analysis Using an Integrated Grey Clustering and Entropy-Weight Method: A Case Study of a Mining Project in Peru

Environmental Conflict Analysis Using an Integrated Grey Clustering and Entropy-Weight Method: A Case Study of a Mining Project in Peru

Source: Environmental Modelling & Software, 2016

Author(s): Alexi Delgado and I. Romero

Countries: Peru

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Programming

Added: 12/09/2016

 

Environmental conflict analysis (henceforth ECA) has become a key factor for the viability of projects and welfare of affected populations. In this study, we propose an approach for ECA using an integrated grey clustering and entropy-weight method (The IGCEW method). The case study considered a mining project in northern Peru....

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Ten Environmental Conflicts Threatening Lives and Justice Right Now

Ten Environmental Conflicts Threatening Lives and Justice Right Now

Source: Il Manifesto, 2016

Author(s): Daniela Del Bene, Federico Demaria, Sara Mingorría, Sofia Avila, and Beatriz y Saes Grettel Navas

Countries: Brazil, China, France, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Italy, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/08/2016

 

It’s difficult to say how many conflicts stem from struggles over environmental resources. But for World Environment Day, it’s important to ask what’s the state of the world’s health, starting with the frontier realm of materials extraction and energy that feed our industrial economy. The many wars are conducted quietly...

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Cacao for Peace (CFP) Overview

Cacao for Peace (CFP) Overview

Source: Global Agricultural Information Network, 2016

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/08/2016

 

On January 15, 2016, USDA and USAID executed a participating agency program agreement (PAPA) titled Cacao for Peace. The overall objective of the project is to improve the cacao value chain in Colombia by strengthening key agricultural institutions in the public and private sectors through cooperative research, technical assistance, and...

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