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Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land, Natural Resource and Conflict Prevention, 2015

Author(s): Mauricio O. Rios, Florian Bruyas, and Jodi Liss

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Conflicts linked to the extractive industries (EI) are both economic and political in nature. These EI conflicts may centre around control over a specific natural resource and the revenues it generates; or various social groups may use resource revenues as a source of funding for generating or promoting other types...

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Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Abdalbasit Saeed

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The chapter recognises that the split between the two Sudans has given to political, economic and security challenges, and that these have been insufficiently addressed by the two Sudans in post-separation decade. Separate sections of the chapter focus on border issues between Sudan and Sudan, particularly, contentious issue of the...

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Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 2017

Author(s): Shaun Lin

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Basic Services, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The effort to sustain economic growth has seen many countries keenly demand and seek energy. This is especially so in East Asia, where energy demand is growing because of rapid urban growth. Energy security, therefore, is of critical concern for the governments of those countries to ensure their cities secure...

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The Spoils of Nature: Armed Civil Conflict and Rebel Access to Natural Resources

The Spoils of Nature: Armed Civil Conflict and Rebel Access to Natural Resources

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2010

Author(s): Paivi Lujala

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Why is armed civil conflict more common in resource-dependent countries than in others? Several studies have attempted to unravel mechanisms on why natural resources are linked to armed conflict, but no coherent picture has yet emerged. This article seeks to address this puzzle by concentrating on the issue of how...

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Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970—1999

Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970—1999

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2007

Author(s): Indra De Soysa and Eric Neumayer

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The existing literature identifies natural resource wealth as a major determinant of civil war. The dominant causal link is that resources provide finance and motive (the “looting rebels” model). Others see natural resources as causing “political Dutch disease,” which in turn weakens state capacity (the “state capacity” model). In the...

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Mining the Disclosures 2016: Investor and NGO Expectations of Conflict Minerals Reporting [Video]

Mining the Disclosures 2016: Investor and NGO Expectations of Conflict Minerals Reporting [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence and Responsible Sourcing Network, 2016

Author(s): Patricia Jurewicz, Andrew Arriaga, Michael Littenberg, and Alexandria Bennett

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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Conflict Minerals Compliance Year Three: How to Approach Reporting in 2016 [Video]

Conflict Minerals Compliance Year Three: How to Approach Reporting in 2016 [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence, 2016

Author(s): Jennifer Kraus and Danny Ong

Topics: Extractive Resources, Programming

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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EU Conflict Minerals: A Complete Guide to the New Legislation [Video]

EU Conflict Minerals: A Complete Guide to the New Legislation [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence, 2016

Author(s): Caspar Fithen, Alexandria Bennett, and Jay Saling

Countries: European Union

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Programming

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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Evolving Regulations: How to Stay in Front of and Compliant with REACH, RoHS, CA Prop 65, and Conflict Minerals [Video]

Evolving Regulations: How to Stay in Front of and Compliant with REACH, RoHS, CA Prop 65, and Conflict Minerals [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence, 2016

Author(s): Jennifer Chen, Keith McCann, and Kenneth Palmer

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Programming

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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The Road to A Comprehensive Conflict Minerals Program in 2015: Perspectives from Multi-Industry Program Leaders [Video]

The Road to A Comprehensive Conflict Minerals Program in 2015: Perspectives from Multi-Industry Program Leaders [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence, 2015

Author(s): Jennifer Kraus

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Programming

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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