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The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2011

Author(s): Alejandra Jiménez Carvajal, Ana María Ibáñez Londoño, and Oskar Andrés Nupia Martínez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion In Colombia

The Environmental Impact of Civil Conflict: The Deforestation Effect of Paramilitary Expansion In Colombia

Source: IDEAS, 2014

Author(s): Juan Fernando Vargas, Leopoldo Fergusson, and Dario Romero

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Despite a growing body of literature on how environmental degradation can fuel civil war, the reverse effect, namely that of conflict on environmental outcomes, is relatively understudied. From a theoretical point of view this effect is ambiguous, with some forces pointing to pressures for environmental degradation and some pointing in...

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Natural Resource Types and Conflict Termination Initiatives

Natural Resource Types and Conflict Termination Initiatives

Source: Colombia Internacional , 2009

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

There is mounting evidence that natural resources can influence the likelihood, course and outcome of armed conflicts. Much of these relationships depend on the institutional setting in which the conflict and resource exploitation occurs, and the specific characteristics of resources involved. This paper examines the relevance of two broad resource...

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Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territorios, Conflicto Armado y Política en el Caquetá : 1900-2010

Territories, Armed Conflict and Policy in Caquetá: 1900 -2010

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2015

Author(s): Teófilo Vásquez Delgado

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

En el imaginario generalizado de la opinión pública de Colombia, la región de El Caguán aparece relacionada con la zona de despeje otorgada a las farc por el presidente Pastrana entre 1998 y el 2002 para facilitar los fallidos diálogos de paz con este grupo insurgente. Esta asociación natural con...

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The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

The Indus II and Siachen Peace Park: Pushing the India–Pakistan Peace Process Forward

Source: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs , 2009

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The peace process between India and Pakistan, which started in 2000, moved very slowly before coming to a standstill following the terror attack on Mumbai in November 2008. This article argues that both these two South Asian neighbours need to focus on new areas of bilateral cooperation, which might help...

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Stability and Sustainability in Peace Building: Priority Area for Warfare Ecology

Stability and Sustainability in Peace Building: Priority Area for Warfare Ecology

Source: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security, 2011

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Florian Krampe

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The chapter aims to highlight the importance of efficient management of the environment in providing stable and sustainable peace to a post-conflict society. An attempt has been made to give selected cases where sustainable economic development is neglected and short-term, situational development is favored in post-conflict peacebuilding systems. The negative...

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Guía de Reparación Colectiva para Pueblos y Comunidades Afrocolombianas

Guía de Reparación Colectiva para Pueblos y Comunidades Afrocolombianas

Collective Reparations Guide for Towns and Afrocolombian Communities

Source: Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento, 2016

Author(s): Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplazamiento

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Desde la expedición del Decreto Ley 4635 de 2011, por medio del cual “se dictan medidas de asistencia, atención, reparación integral y de restitución de tierras a las víctimas pertenecientes a comunidades negras, afrocolombianas, raizales y palenqueras”, CODHES ha hecho un atento seguimiento a la implementación de este mecanismo de justicia transicional étnica. Adicionalmente,...

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Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Source: Land Use Policy, 2017

Author(s): Angela Kronenburg García

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2017

 

This article examines two successive conflicts over the same forest in Kenya, which, when analysed separately, have led to interpretations that do not hold when the conflicts are studied in relation to each other. Inspired by political ecology, it employs a processual view of natural resource conflict, which recognizes that...

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Subnational Violent Conflict Forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015–65, Using Climate-Sensitive Models

Subnational Violent Conflict Forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015–65, Using Climate-Sensitive Models

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Frank D.W. Witmer, Andrew M. Linke, John O’Loughlin, Andrew Gettelman, and Arlene Laing

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2017

 

How will local violent conflict patterns in sub-Saharan Africa evolve until the middle of the 21st century? Africa is recognized as a particularly vulnerable continent to environmental and climate change since a large portion of its population is poor and reliant on rain-fed agriculture. We use a climate-sensitive approach to...

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Weapons of choice: The effect of natural resources on terror and insurgencies

Weapons of choice: The effect of natural resources on terror and insurgencies

Source: Sage Journals, 2016

Author(s): Axel Dreher, Merle Kreibaum

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

This article investigates the effect of natural resources on whether ethno-political groups choose to pursue their goals with nonviolent as compared to violent means, distinguishing terrorism from insurgencies. It is hypothesized that whether or not the extraction of fossil fuels sparks violence depends both on the group’s characteristics and the...

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