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Resource Scarcity and Conflict in Developing Countries

Resource Scarcity and Conflict in Developing Countries

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2000

Author(s): John W. Maxwell and Rafael Reuveny

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

As time passes, renewable resource scarcities are becoming more common. There is increasing evidence that these scarcities are a causal factor in political conflict, especially in developing countries. We present a simple dynamic model of renewable resource and population interaction featuring the possibility of conflict triggered by per capita resource...

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The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

Source: London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017

Author(s): Jean-Paul Faguet, Fabio Sánchez, and Marta-Juanita Villaveces

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Over two centuries, Colombia transferred vast quantities of land, equivalent to the entire UK landmass, mainly to landless peasants. And yet Colombia retains one of the highest concentrations of land ownership in the world. Why? We show that land reform’s effects are highly bimodal. Most of Colombia’s 1100+ municipalities lack...

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Understanding Resilience Dimensions and Adaptive Strategies to the Impact of Recurrent Droughts in Borana Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Grounded Theory Approach

Understanding Resilience Dimensions and Adaptive Strategies to the Impact of Recurrent Droughts in Borana Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Grounded Theory Approach

Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017

Author(s): Zewdie Birhanu, Argaw Ambelu, Negalign Berhanu, Abraraw Tesfaye, and Kifle Woldemichael

Countries: Ethiopia

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

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Recurrent shocks and stresses are increasingly deteriorating pastoralist communities’ resilience capacities in many aspects. A context specific resilience framework is essential to strengthen pastoralist community’s resilience capacity towards the impact of recurrent drought. Hence, the present study was aimed to develop a context specific and data driven resilience building framework...

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Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Understanding and Resolving Conflict between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia

Source: World Development, 2017

Author(s): Kobe De Pourcq, Evert Thomas, Bas Arts, An Vranckx, Tomás Enrique León Sicard, and Patrick Van Damme

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Conflicts between indigenous and local communities, on the one hand, and national protected area administrations on the other are pervasive. A better understanding of these park-people conflicts would assist in suitable policy changes to constructively address them while concurrently pursuing conservation and livelihood goals. We interviewed 601 people living inside...

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Fulani Pastoralists' Transformation Process: A Sustainable Development Approach in the Western Highlands of Cameroon

Fulani Pastoralists' Transformation Process: A Sustainable Development Approach in the Western Highlands of Cameroon

Source: Environment, Development, and Sustainability, 2017

Author(s): Richard A. Mbih, Steven L. Driever, Stephen K. Ndzeidze, Mbongowo J. Mbuh, Carine S. Bongadzem, and Harry M. Wirngo

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

The Fulani pastoralists of the Western Highlands of Cameroon are a subgroup of the Fulbe, a wider pastoral group whose members are dispersed across Sub-Saharan Africa. They migrated and settled in the region in the early twentieth century at different times in migratory waves. Since arriving in the region, they...

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Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DRC

Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DRC

Source: Journal of Modern African Studies, 2005

Author(s): Judith Verweijen and Justine Brabant

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/03/2017

 

This paper analyses the role of cattle in the entwined dynamics of conflict and violence in the Fizi and Itombwe region of South Kivu province, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the one hand, agropastoral conflict intensifies armed mobilisation, allowing armed groups to draw upon particular conflict...

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The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

Source: Journal of Conflict Management, 2017

Author(s): Letipila Dominic Eli and Rugami Maina

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Descriptive study design was used by the study. The target population for the study was 204 people who included all the conservancy rangers, Committee members, Chiefs, Religious leaders, Members of Parliament, Conservancy managers, County assembly and county administration. A formula was used to arrive at a sample size of 96....

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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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Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Source: Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, 1998

Author(s): Andres Gonzalez Posso, Ernesto Falla Duarte, and Carlos H. Fonseca Zarate

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

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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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