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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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Renewable Natural Resource Shocks and Conflict Intensity: Findings from India’s Ongoing Maoist Insurgency

Renewable Natural Resource Shocks and Conflict Intensity: Findings from India’s Ongoing Maoist Insurgency

Source: Sage Journals, 2015

Author(s): Kishore Gawande, Devesh Kapur, Shanker Satyanath

Countries: India

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/04/2017

 

An interesting stream of the civil conflict literature has identified an important subset of civil conflicts with disastrous consequences, that is, those that emerge as a consequence of shocks to renewable natural resources like land and water. This literature is, however, reliant on qualitative case studies when claiming a causal...

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 10/04/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Source: The Sudd Institute, 2017

Author(s): Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai, and Nyathon Hoth Mai

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Land was a key driver of the war between Khartoum and Southern Sudan. The Khartoum government had placed the land and its resources under the state’s control, while the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), which represented the South during the war, argued that the “land belongs to the community” and...

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2016 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Sustainable Agriculture Water Management is Key to Ending Hunger and to Climate Change Adaption

2016 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Sustainable Agriculture Water Management is Key to Ending Hunger and to Climate Change Adaption

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/04/2017

 

The second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in the Near East and North Africa 2016 coincides with the adoption of the sustainable development agenda and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the agreement on climate change reached at CCOP21 in Paris. The report, therefore, gives particular attention...

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Greening Peace in Colombia

Greening Peace in Colombia

Source: Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Brigitte Baptiste, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Victor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Germán I. Andrade, Pablo Vieira, Lina M. Estupiñán-Suárez, Maria C. Londoño, William Laurance, and Tien Ming Lee

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

As peace consolidates in Colombia, can biodiversity survive development? We discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating forest biodiversity conservation into developing, war-dilapidated economies of post-conflict regions, paving the way for a green economy and climate resilient society. If the peace agreement that was recently approved by the Colombian congress holds after...

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Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Oil: Water and Land Grabbing in the Altillanura; The Case of Pacific -- Multinational-Local in Colombia

Source: INDEPAZ, 2016

Author(s): Karlijn Kuijpers, Mark van Dorp, Yamile Salinas Abdala, and Camilo González Posso

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

En junio de 2011, la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó los Principios Rectores sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos: puesta en práctica del Marco para “proteger, respetar y remediar”, en los que se reitera la obligación de los Estados de proteger los derechos humanos de posibles violaciones por parte de...

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