Dispute Resolution/Mediation

 

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Oil, Relative Strength and Civil War Mediation

Oil, Relative Strength and Civil War Mediation

Source: Cooperation and Conflict, 2015

Author(s): Govinda Clayton

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

Civil conflicts within oil-rich states tend to last longer but are less likely to be mediated and end in a peace agreement. This implies that oil-funded conflict is less likely to end through a mediated settlement, despite offering a greater opportunity for peaceful resolution. This article builds on this puzzle,...

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Resource Use Conflicts and Biodiversity Conservation in Jozani Ecosystem, Zanziba

Resource Use Conflicts and Biodiversity Conservation in Jozani Ecosystem, Zanziba

Source: International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology, 2017

Author(s): Adili Yohana Zella, Said M. Juma, and Venance E. Kalumanga

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/04/2017

 

Resource Conflicts are the major challenge to the responsible Institutions in the management and conservation of biodiversity in Zanzibar due to the existence of multiple and interactive reasons that lead to conflicts. This paper intends to reveal the less known current status of resource conflicts in the management of biodiversity...

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Translating Policies on the Rights of Indigenous Communities into Concrete Practice to Mitigate Conflicts over Natural Resource Exploitation in Central Africa: Case Study of the Baka People in Eastern Cameroon

Translating Policies on the Rights of Indigenous Communities into Concrete Practice to Mitigate Conflicts over Natural Resource Exploitation in Central Africa: Case Study of the Baka People in Eastern Cameroon

Source: Studies in Sociology of Science , 2017

Author(s): Nah Anthony Tetinwe

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 05/04/2017

 

Although the exploitation of natural resources has been presented as an impetus to economic growth, it is often associated with dispossession and deprivation of indigenous/local communities with respect to their land rights, control of resources, human rights, self-determination, cultural integrity and the right to development. This constitutes a key threat...

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River Activism, Policy Entrepreneurship and Transboundary Water Disputes in Asia

River Activism, Policy Entrepreneurship and Transboundary Water Disputes in Asia

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Pichamon Yeophantong

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

This article examines the role of non-state actors – namely, ‘river activists’ – in the management of major transboundary rivers in Asia. Focusing on unresolved disputes over the utilization of the water resources of the Mekong, Nu-Salween and Brahmaputra Rivers, it argues that aside from riparian governments, these activists have...

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The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Scott M. Moore

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

This article develops a framework for understanding the role of subnational states in water politics in decentralized federal systems. First, that role has increased worldwide as a result of decentralization. Second, the quest for autonomy sometimes leads subnational officials to prefer weak forms of cooperation. Third, the interaction of subnational...

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Nature Knows No Boundaries: The Role of Nature Conservation in Peacebuilding

Nature Knows No Boundaries: The Role of Nature Conservation in Peacebuilding

Source: Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Alexandre Roulin, Alexandre Roulin, Alexandre Roulin, Mansour Abu Rashid, Baruch Spiegel, Motti Charter, Amélie N. Dreiss, and Yossi Leshem

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

Nature is sometimes a source of conflicts, but more often suffers as a result of them. Although in some instances warfare might benefit wildlife by depopulating wilderness areas and reducing resource exploitation, conflicts are usually harmful to ecosystems. The destruction of natural resources can be deliberately used as a weapon,...

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Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Source: World Development, 2017

Author(s): Kobe De Pourcq, Evert Thomas, Bas Arts, An Vranckx, Tomás Enrique León Sicard, and Patrick Van Damme

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Conflicts between indigenous and local communities, on the one hand, and national protected area administrations on the other are pervasive. A better understanding of these park-people conflicts would assist in suitable policy changes to constructively address them while concurrently pursuing conservation and livelihood goals. We interviewed 601 people living inside...

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Environmental Cooperation as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Resolution

Environmental Cooperation as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Resolution

Source: Lexington Books, 2005

Author(s): Šárka Waisová

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 09/03/2017

 

The environmental, as a political theme, has a short but rich history. Environmental issues penetrated the political agenda in the mid-1960s in various forms. One of the newest is the idea of using environmental cooperation as a tool for conflict transformation and resolution.

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The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

Source: Journal of Conflict Management, 2017

Author(s): Letipila Dominic Eli and Rugami Maina

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Descriptive study design was used by the study. The target population for the study was 204 people who included all the conservancy rangers, Committee members, Chiefs, Religious leaders, Members of Parliament, Conservancy managers, County assembly and county administration. A formula was used to arrive at a sample size of 96....

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Land Policy Brief: Key Findings from Survey on Access to Land, Tenure Security & Land Conflicts in Timor-Leste

Land Policy Brief: Key Findings from Survey on Access to Land, Tenure Security & Land Conflicts in Timor-Leste

Source: The Asia Foundation/Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, 2016

Author(s): Bernardo de Almeida

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Continued stability and future development in Timor-Leste are dependent on establishing the necessary legal and administrative mechanisms for providing access to land, land tenure security, as well as preventing and addressing land-related conflict. The survey interviewed representatives of 1,152 households between 3 and 8 of September 2016 in Ainaro, Ermera,...

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