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A U.S. Asian-Pacific  Pivot Point: Burma’s  Natural Resources

A U.S. Asian-Pacific Pivot Point: Burma’s Natural Resources

Source: Kirk Talbott, John Waugh, and Douglas Batson (PRISM Vol. 4 No. 3 p.111), 2013

Countries: Burma, Myanmar

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Land

Added: 20/11/2013

 

Good governance, encompassing both business and human rights agendas, provides just the anchor that U.S. foreign policy needs to interface with, as opposed to intervene in, 'the new Burma.' This article argues for strengthening land tenure and community-based property rights and agreements for the equitable sharing of natural resources as a...

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Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure Of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure Of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

Source: FAO, 2012

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/11/2013

 

The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in...

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Post-Conflict Land Tenure: Using a Sustainable Livelihoods Approach

Post-Conflict Land Tenure: Using a Sustainable Livelihoods Approach

Source: Jon Unruh (FAO), 2004

Topics: Land, Livelihoods

Added: 13/11/2013

 

Access by the poor to natural resources (land, forests, water, fisheries, pastures, etc.), is essential for sustainable poverty reduction. The livelihoods of rural people without access, or with very limited access to natural resources are vulnerable because they have difficulty in obtaining food, accumulating other assets, and recuperating after natural...

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Community‐based  Forest  Resource  Conflict  Management

Community‐based  Forest  Resource  Conflict  Management

Source: Katherine Means, Cynthia Josayma (FAO), 2002

Countries: India, Nepal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

This training package examines conflict within forest resource use and community-based forest management and offers strategies for managing it. In forest resource management, conflict in its many forms is inevitable and unavoidable. Most people working in community forestry would say that conflict comes with the territory. Forest resources are central...

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Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation

Transboundary Protected Areas for Peace and Co-operation

Source: Trevor Sandwith, Claire Shrine, Lawrence Hamilton, and David Sheppard (IUCN), 2001

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

Protected areas are vital for life on earth. They safeguard biological and cultural diversity, help to improve the livelihoods of local communities, provide the homelands for many indigenous peoples and bring countless benefits to society at large. It is now generally understood that conservation planning cannot just be site-specific; plants...

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Land Tenure Alternative Conflict Management 

Land Tenure Alternative Conflict Management 

Source: Adriana Herrera and Maria Guglielma da Passano (FAO), 2006

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

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The aim of this training manual is to acquaint practitioners with the main characteristics of a land tenure conflict, the context in which the conflict takes place, the stakeholders taking part in the conflict, and the balance of their power relations. The manual will provide users with more resources to...

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Renewable Natural Resources:  Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Renewable Natural Resources: Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Source: Sandra Ruckstuhl (World Bank), 2009

Countries: Afghanistan, Ecuador, Nigeria, Palestine

Topics: Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This paper explores how a “conflict and violence sensitive” framework in project assessment, design and implementation facilitates early identification and mitigation of negative consequences of competition and dispute, and promotes sustainable development over the longer term. It discusses the role of renewable resources in perpetuating conflict and violence, and distills...

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Environmental Change, Adaptation and Security

Environmental Change, Adaptation and Security

Source: Editor: Steve Longeran , 1999

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The chapters in this volume are edited versions of papers presented at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Change Adaptation and Security held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 16 - 18, 1997. As is evident in this volume, the papers ranged from descriptions of environmental and health issues in...

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The Mesopotamian Marshlands: Demise of an Ecosystem

The Mesopotamian Marshlands: Demise of an Ecosystem

Source: Hassan Partow (UNEP), 2000

Countries: Iraq, Kuwait, Syria, Turkey

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 10/11/2013

 

UNEP Study Sounds Alarm about the Disappearance of the Mesopotamian Marshlands Despite intermittent warnings against the imminent decline of the Mesopotamian marshlands, there has been little immediate action to avoid such a fate. Iraq's difficult situation in the past decade has limited access to and hindered monitoring of events in...

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On the Hoof: Livestock Trade in Darfur

On the Hoof: Livestock Trade in Darfur

Source: Margie Buchanan-Smith and Abdul Jabbar Abdulla Fadul, with Abdul Rahman Tahir and Yacob Aklilu (UNEP and Tufts University), 2012

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

This study set out to understand what has happened to the livestock trade in the greater Darfur region during the conflict years: how it has responded to the constantly shifting conflict dynamics since 2003, how it has adapted, and to what extent (if at all) it has recovered. It also...

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