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A Peacebuilding Tool for a Conflict-Sensitive Approach to Development: A Pilot Initiative in Nepal

A Peacebuilding Tool for a Conflict-Sensitive Approach to Development: A Pilot Initiative in Nepal

Source: Asian Development Bank, 2012

Author(s): Asian Development Bank

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Programming

Added: 28/03/2016

 

Nepal is no longer considered a fragile state. Instead, it is a transitioning country focusing on socioeconomic and political restructuring. The country has made significant progress in preparing an interim constitution, holding constituent assembly elections, moving toward integration and rehabilitation of excombatants, achieving removal of landmines, forming a technical com-...

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Destitution, Distortion and Deforestation --The Impact of Conflict on the Timber and Woodfuel Trade in Darfur

Destitution, Distortion and Deforestation --The Impact of Conflict on the Timber and Woodfuel Trade in Darfur

Source: UNEP, 2008

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/03/2016

 

There is growing concern about the environmental impact of Darfur’s conflict, now in its fifth consecutive year, in particular the impact on Darfur’s forest resources, which were already being depleted at an estimated rate of one percent per annum before the conflict. This study begins to investigate these impacts by...

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The Impact of Conflict and Political Instability on Agricultural Investments in Mali and Nigeria

The Impact of Conflict and Political Instability on Agricultural Investments in Mali and Nigeria

Source: Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings, 2014

Author(s): Mwangi Kimenyi, Jideofor Adibe, Moussa Djiré, Abigail J. Jirgi, Alpha Kergna, Temesgen T. Deressa, Jessica E. Pugliese, and Andrew Westbury

Countries: Mali, Nigeria

Topics: Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/03/2016

 

Despite the fact that many African countries have been affected by civil conflict and also depend on agriculture for the livelihood of the majority of their citizens, few peer-reviewed studies have examined the effects of conflict on different actors across the agricultural value chain. This paper aims to address this...

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Motivations for Local Resistance in International Peacebuilding

Motivations for Local Resistance in International Peacebuilding

Source: Third World Quarterly, 2015

Author(s): Sung Yong Lee

Countries: Cambodia

Topics: Land, Programming

Added: 18/02/2016

 

This article discusses the complex motivations underlying local resistance to externally led post-war peacebuilding programmes. In examining the land distribution process in post-war Cambodia it proposes a five-part typology of motivations for the resistance that frequently appears in the context of international post-conflict peacebuilding processes. The article also argues that...

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The Nature Conservation Movement in Post-War Japan

The Nature Conservation Movement in Post-War Japan

Source: Environment and History, 2010

Author(s): Catherine Knight

Countries: Japan

Topics: Programming

Added: 09/02/2016

 

Like many other developed or developing nations, Japan has found itself faced with challenge of finding the balance between the economic and social needs of its nation on the one hand and the protection of its natural environment on the other, something that has been particularly challenging in the post...

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Environmental Depletion, Governance, and Conflict

Environmental Depletion, Governance, and Conflict

Source: Southern Economic Journal, 2012

Author(s): Horatiu A. Rus

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Programming

Added: 09/02/2016

 

While the link between natural resource dependence and internal conflict has been approached from a variety of angles in a large and growing interdisciplinary literature, the feasibility - discontent dichotomy still frames a fluid research agenda in both economics and political science. This article attemps to help bridge the gap...

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The Effect of Warfare on the Environment

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2010

Author(s): Rafael Reuveny, Andreea S Mihalache-O'Keef, and Quan Li

Topics: Programming, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/02/2016

 

Does warfare affect the environment? This question has received some theoretical and empirical attention, but none of the extant studies has employed large-N statistical models. This article theorizes the possible effects of warfare on the environment and estimates large-N statistical models of these effects on CO2 emissions per capita, NOXemissions per...

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Sharing the Land of Canaan: The Conflict and Sustainable Development (Chapter 10)

Source: Pluto Press (London & Sterling, Virginia), 2004

Author(s): Mazin Qumsiyeh

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Programming

Added: 26/01/2016

 

The Zionist program has always been built around the concept of "reclaiming" the ancestral Jewish homeland by building extra-state institutions" (World Zionist Organization, Jewish Agency etc), establishing Jewish land ownership through various mechanisms (largely involving ethnic cleansing of non-Jews), and expanding settlements, borders and control over land and natural resources.  The...

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Climate Insecurity in (Post)Conflict Areas: The Biopolitics of United Nations Vulnerability Assessments

Climate Insecurity in (Post)Conflict Areas: The Biopolitics of United Nations Vulnerability Assessments

Source: Geopolitics, 2014

Author(s): Michael Manson

Countries: Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 13/01/2016

 

Within the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs have all highlighted climate risks as relevant to their work in areas affected by conflict, endorsing human security approaches as valid for mapping the relationships between climate stresses and...

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Moving Beyond Sanctions: Evolving Integrated Strategies to Address Post-Conflict Natural Resource-Based Challenges in Liberia

Moving Beyond Sanctions: Evolving Integrated Strategies to Address Post-Conflict Natural Resource-Based Challenges in Liberia

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2006

Author(s): Erin McCandless and W. Tyler Christie

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/01/2016

 

Liberia is emerging from 14 years of war where it served as the epicentre in West Africa of conflict fuelled by disputes over natural resources. Almost three years after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement there remain resource-rich, poorly managed areas where ex-combatants wield considerable power due to lack...

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