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Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Land and Territory in the Córdoba Department after Conflict

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Andrea Lopera Lombana, Catalina Serrano, and Javier Lautaro Medina

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este informe trata el contexto actual del departamento de Córdoba desde tres perspectivas diferentes: las dinámicas del conflicto armado, los derechos a la tierra y al territorio de las comunidades rurales y el extractivismo. Cada una de ellas se desarrolla sobre la base de visitas a terreno y en el...

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Restitución de Tierras

Restitución de Tierras

Land Restitution

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2017

Author(s): Adriana Fuentes, Andrea Lopera Lombana, Javier Lautaro Medina, and Tulia Moreno

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

La presente publicación recoge una serie de artículos producidos por el Observatorio de Restitución de Tierras de Cinep/PPP “Tierras y derechos”, que ha realizado un seguimiento detallado a la implementación de la política de restitución de tierras a partir de la entrada en vigor de la Ley 1448 de 2011,...

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Climate-Fragility Risks - The Global Perspective

Climate-Fragility Risks - The Global Perspective

Source: adelphi, 2017

Author(s): Lukas Rüttinger

Topics: Land, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Climate change is the ultimate threat multiplier. It will aggravate fragility, contribute to social upheaval and even violent conflicts. The problem is the seven compound risks that emerge when the impacts of climate change interact with problems that many weak states are already facing. Single-sector interventions alone will not suffice...

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Transboundary Conservation: A Systematic and Integrated Approach

Transboundary Conservation: A Systematic and Integrated Approach

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature World Commission on Protected Areas, 2015

Author(s): Maja Vasilijević, Kevan Zunckel, Matthew McKinney, Boris Erg, Michael Schoon, and Tatjana Rosen Michel

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land, Programming

Added: 23/03/2017

 

Ecosystems across the globe are divided by political boundaries. So they are exposed to many different policy, legal and institutional structures, management and governance regimes; they are affected by various social, cultural and economic contexts and systems; and they are sometimes impacted by complex relations between countries. Transboundary1 conservation has...

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Hands Across Borders: An International Workshop on Transboundary Conservation

Hands Across Borders: An International Workshop on Transboundary Conservation

Source: University of Montana, 2016

Author(s): Matthew McKinney and Charles Besancon

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 23/03/2017

 

Fifty conservation leaders from six different continents came together in Glacier National Park in September 2016 to: • Recognize the role of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park as the world’s first international peace park and as an inspiration for international peace parks and transboundary conservation (TBC) throughout the world; • Celebrate...

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Incidence and Impact of Land Conflict in Uganda

Incidence and Impact of Land Conflict in Uganda

Source: World Bank Group, 2004

Author(s): Klaus Deininger and Raffaella Castagnini

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Conflict Causes, Gender, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

While there is a large, though inconclusive, literature on the impact of land titles in Africa, little attention has been devoted to the study of land conflict, despite evidence on increasing incidence of such conflicts. The authors use data from Uganda to explore who is affected by land conflicts, whether...

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Land Conflict, Migration, and Citizenship in West Africa: Complex Diversity and Recurring Challenges

Land Conflict, Migration, and Citizenship in West Africa: Complex Diversity and Recurring Challenges

Source: World Bank Group, 2015

Author(s): Kerry Maze

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Land and property rights, migration, and citizenship are complex issues that cut across all social, economic, and political spheres of West Africa. This paper provides an overarching scoping of the most pressing contemporary issues related to land, migration, and citizenship, including how they intersect in various contexts and locations in...

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Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2015

Author(s): Annegret Mähler and Jan H. Pierskalla

Countries: Bolivia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

How do natural resources and ethnic identity interact to incite or to mitigate social conflict? This article argues that high-value natural resources can act as an important catalyst for the politicization of ethnic, specifically indigenous identity, and contribute to social conflict as they limit the malleability of identity frames and...

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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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