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Mining the Disclosures 2015: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting in Year Two [Video]

Mining the Disclosures 2015: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting in Year Two [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence and Responsible Sourcing Network, 2015

Author(s): Jennifer Kraus, Patricia Jurewicz, and Andrew Arriaga

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: How to Get It Right by May 2015 [Video]

Conflict Minerals Reporting: How to Get It Right by May 2015 [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence, 2015

Author(s): Jennifer Kraus

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Programming

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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Conflict about Natural Resources and the Prospect of Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflict about Natural Resources and the Prospect of Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Source: Journal of Social Science, 2005

Author(s): Olawale R. Olaopa, Victor Ojakorotu

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 18/02/2017

 

As a departure from the general debate on the nexus between natural resources endowment and conflict in Africa, which focuses on the authoritarian nature of African states, the rise of ethnic militias, corruption and the policies and activities of foreign oil multinationals, the objective of the paper is to trace...

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Oiling the Friction: Environmental Conflict Management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Oiling the Friction: Environmental Conflict Management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Source: Environmental Change and Security Progress Report, 2000

Author(s): Okechukwu Ibeanu

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 15/02/2017

 

The Niger Delta, a sensitive ecosystem rich in biodiversity, has witnessed considerable violence as a result of the tense relationship among oil companies, the Nigerian state, and oil-bearing communities. Environmental damage from the extraction and movement of fossil fuels is a central point of dispute among the parties while the...

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La Maldita Tierra

La Maldita Tierra

The Damned Land

Source: Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica, 2016

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 15/02/2017

 

En 1996 los hermanos Carlos y Vicente Castaño enviaron un grupo de 25 hombres armados al departamento de Cesar. Así lo venían haciendo en otras regiones del país, con la excusa aparente de combatir la violencia desatada por la guerrilla. Durante casi una década, hasta su desmovilización en 2006, se...

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Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2012

Author(s): Helga Malmin Binningsbø and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This article critically examines the notion that wealth sharing in the aftermath of internal armed conflicts can bring about long-lasting peace. While wealth sharing is increasingly considered a crucial element of peacebuilding, the evidence concerning its success is inconclusive. Previous studies unfortunately suffer from weak theoretical and empirical definitions of...

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Artisanal Mining, Conflict, and Sexual Violence in Eastern DRC

Artisanal Mining, Conflict, and Sexual Violence in Eastern DRC

Source: The Extractive Industries and Society, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

The natural resource abundance of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has featured in policy debates as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. This narrative has dominated how the conflict in the eastern part of the country has been portrayed in the media and by...

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Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Source: Quality in Primary Care, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås Quality in Primary Care 1-Jan-16

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

​DR Congo’s natural resource abundance has featured in policy debates and amongst advocacy groups as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. Yet, systematic analyses of the links between mining, conflict, and sexual violence are scarce. This article explores this link combining new subnational data on the...

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Socioeconomic Inequalities and Attitudes toward Violence: A Test with New Survey Data in the Niger Delta

Socioeconomic Inequalities and Attitudes toward Violence: A Test with New Survey Data in the Niger Delta

Source: International Interactions, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad

Countries: Niger

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Although socioeconomic inequalities are assumed to increase the risk of conflict, the mechanisms behind how inequalities affect attitudes towardviolenceare poorly understood.The differences between individual (vertical) and group (horizontal) inequalities, and the role that perception of inequality plays, have not been investigated to any great extent due to limited data availability....

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Perceptions of Justice and Violent Mobilization: Explaining Petroleum Related Riots in Southern Tanzania

Perceptions of Justice and Violent Mobilization: Explaining Petroleum Related Riots in Southern Tanzania

Source: Conflict Trends, 2016

Author(s): Elise Must and Siri Aas Rustad

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

​​Tanzania has remained remarkably peaceful despite being characterized as a high conflict risk country.  Recent natural gas discoveries led to waves of protests and riots and loss of civilian lives in a region never before marked by any political unrest. The mobilization was fuelled by local perceptions of injustice and...

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