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River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: UNEP and the European Commission, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

In 2013-2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystembased Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Implemented in partnership with the National Government, the Lukaya River Users Association (AUBR/L), and other local partners, the...

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Eco-DRR Project Fact Sheet Democratic Republic of the Congo

Eco-DRR Project Fact Sheet Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: UNEP and European Commission, 2017

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

Rich with natural resources, the Democratic Republic of the Congo holds half of Africa’s freshwater sources. However, severe erosion and flooding are creating water-related hazards that impact Kinshasa and surrounding areas. These hazards are exacerbated by heavy rainfall and human activities, such as slash and burn agriculture, deforestation, charcoal making,...

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India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2017

Author(s): David Antos

Countries: Bangladesh, India

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/05/2017

 

South Asia faces a wide array of social, political, and economic issues that already threaten security in the regioni . The region has a history of border disputes, sectarian violence, and government corruption. In addition, population increases continue to stress the growing problems associated with urbanization, such as poor sanitation,...

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Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Source: New Security Beat, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Jordan, Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/05/2017

 

As more and more development and humanitarian programs contend with climate-related problems, there are important lessons learned from past experience that should not be forgotten, says Janani Vivekananda, formerly of International Alert and now with adelphi, in this week’s episode of “Backdraft.” In her work with International Alert, Vivekananda found there...

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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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