Economic Recovery

 

There are 175 items related to Economic Recovery . Items are listed by date added.

 

Beating the Resource Curse: The Case of Botswana

Beating the Resource Curse: The Case of Botswana

Source: The World Bank Environment Department, 2001

Author(s): Maria Sarraf and Moortaza Jiwanji

Countries: Botswana

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 30/07/2016

 

The endowment of natural resources has often on non-boom tradable sectors; inefficient been associated with disappointing economic investment beyond the absorptive capacity of development. This phenomenon is referred to in the country; and rent seeking behavior. By the literature as the "resource curse," which exploring the case of the mineral...

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The Effect of Farmer-Pastoralist Violence on State-Level Internal Revenue Generation in Nigeria

Source: University of California: Berkeley, 2015

Author(s): Topher L. McDougal, Talia Hagerty, Lisa Inks, Caitriona Dowd, Stone Conroy

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 22/07/2016

 

Nigeria’s ethnically and religiously diverse Middle Belt has experienced recurrent eruptions of violence over the past several decades. Disputes between pastoralists and farmers arise from disagreements over access to farmland, grazing areas, stock routes, and water points for both animals and households. Although relatively low in intensity, this form of...

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Forced Displacements and Destroyed Lives around Upper Paunglaung Dam in Shan State, Myanmar

Forced Displacements and Destroyed Lives around Upper Paunglaung Dam in Shan State, Myanmar

Source: Physicians for Human Rights, 2015

Author(s): Widney Brown

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods

Added: 05/07/2016

 

For nearly four decades, Myanmar (also known as Burma) was ruled by military-led governments that committed grave human rights violations, resulting in international economic sanctions against the country for many years. Beginning in 2012, however, after the liberalization of some governmental policies, Western nations lifted these sanctions. In an effort...

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Business and Conflict in Fragile States: The Case for Pragmatic Solutions

Business and Conflict in Fragile States: The Case for Pragmatic Solutions

Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2016

Author(s): Brain Ganson and Achim Wennmann

Countries: Angola, El Salvador, Myanmar, South Africa

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 17/06/2016

 

There are a number of contemporary international responses to business and conflict in fragile states. But are there alternatives to the dominant international approaches that could perhaps better address destructive conflicts related to large-scale business operations in fragile states? ThisAdelphi explores these alternatives, showing how even acute conflict can be manageable,...

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Peace through Prosperity: Integrating Peacebuilding into Economic Development

Peace through Prosperity: Integrating Peacebuilding into Economic Development

Source: International Alert, 2015

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 09/06/2016

 

Conflict, violence and peace both shape and are shaped by the economy. Economic development in conflict-affected countries must take account of this and, where possible, be designed to strengthen peace. This paper provides a framework for those wishing to do so.

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Reform of the Coffee Sector in Burundi: Prospects for Participation, Prosperity and Peace

Reform of the Coffee Sector in Burundi: Prospects for Participation, Prosperity and Peace

Source: International Alert, 2007

Author(s): Jean-Paul Kimonyo and Damase Ntiranyibagira

Countries: Burundi

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/06/2016

 

Coffee farming plays a vital role in the Burundian economy. It is the main industry and export product of the country and provides important income for the roughly 600,000 families (about 40% of the population) who grow it. Reforms of the coffee sector, which were initiated in 1990 but never fully...

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Breaking the Cycle: A Strategy for Conflict-Sensitive Rural Growth in Burundi

Breaking the Cycle: A Strategy for Conflict-Sensitive Rural Growth in Burundi

Source: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank, 2008

Author(s): Ilhem Baghdadli, Bernard Harborne, and Tania Rajadel (eds.)

Countries: Burundi

Topics: Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 08/06/2016

 

Burundi, situated in the heart of the Great Lakes Region, is one of the poorest nations in the world. As a small landlocked country, with about 7 million people, it has one of the highest population densities on the African continent. Socioeconomic fault-lines dating back to colonial intervention in the...

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A Balancing Act for Extractive Sector Governance

A Balancing Act for Extractive Sector Governance

Source: Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2016

Author(s): Javed Noorani and Lien de Brouckere

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 06/06/2016

 

This issue paper aims to examine the role and governance of the extractive sector in the economic development of Afghanistan. Specifically, the paper first addresses the threshold question as to whether, and if so, how the extractive sector can support economic development in Afghanistan without creating or contributing to conflict....

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Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Source: Natural Resources, 2016

Author(s): Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad, and Sarah Kettenmann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 23/05/2016

 

Extractive industries can provide great opportunities for post-conflict peacebuilding in resourcerich countries by providing revenue to finance reconstruction and set the economy back on track. However, the process of resource extraction often poses challenges for peacebuilding. This article first explains the various challenges that valuable natural resources can pose in...

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High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

Source: World Bank Group, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 15/05/2016

 

The impacts of climate change will be channeled primarily through the water cycle, with consequences that could be large and uneven across the globe. Water-related climate risks cascade through food, energy, urban, and environmental systems. Growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will converge upon a world where the demand...

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