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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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Backdraft Episode #2: Stacy VanDeveer on the New Energy Economy and the Fate of Petro States [Podcast]

Backdraft Episode #2: Stacy VanDeveer on the New Energy Economy and the Fate of Petro States [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/03/2017

 

A “green economy,” an energy sector composed entirely of renewables, is the goal of many. But we haven’t thought out the full implications of that change, says Stacy VanDeveer, professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in this week’s “Backdraft” podcast.   In the latest episode in our series on the peace and...

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Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Laos

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

“If we think sustainable development is the goal we want to achieve, we have to be radical in elevating those who have been traditionally excluded,” says Northwestern University’s Kimberly Marion Suiseeya in this week’s “Backdraft” episode. “We have to approach conservation and global environmental governance from the perspective of the...

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Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Source: Pacific Review, 2017

Author(s): Debby Sze Wan Chan

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/03/2017

 

The Myitsone Dam suspension is an asymmetric negotiation between Naypyitaw and Beijing. The bilateral agreement of the hydropower project was concluded in 2009. However, Myanmar's civil society started to oppose the dam when political opportunities expanded in 2011. The quasi-civilian government in Myanmar was caught in an ‘audience cost dilemma':...

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Marine Protected Areas Network in the South China Sea: Charting a Course for Future Cooperation.

Marine Protected Areas Network in the South China Sea: Charting a Course for Future Cooperation.

Source: The South China Sea Studies Center and Vietnam Academy of Diplomacy, 2014

Author(s): Vu Hai Dang

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The once pristine and rich marine environment of the South China Sea is degrading at an alarming rate due to the rapid socioeconomic development of the region. Despite this, and due mainly to complicated sovereignty and maritime disputes, coastal States have not been able to develop effective regional cooperation to...

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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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Survey on Access to Land, Tenure Security and Land Conflicts in Timor-Leste

Survey on Access to Land, Tenure Security and Land Conflicts in Timor-Leste

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

Author(s): Bernardo de Almeida and Todd Wassel

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Addressing past land-related disputes and developing an adequate formal land tenure system have been two main challenges for the development of Timor-Leste. While several factors contribute to these challenges, one crucial factor has been overlooked: the lack of reliable, consistent, and independently collected data about land that can and should...

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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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