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Post-Conflict Recovery in Africa: An Agenda for the Africa Region

Post-Conflict Recovery in Africa: An Agenda for the Africa Region

Source: World Bank, 2002

Author(s): Serge Michailof, Marcus Kostner, and Xavier Devictor

Topics: Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Programming

Added: 09/05/2016

 

Understanding the causes of conflicts is critical to stopping and preventing war. The causes may be complex and country specific, and may involve long-term and short-term issues. The decision to intervene in a complex post-conflict situation raises difficult, sensitive questions for the Bank. The paper first outlines key features of...

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Addressing the Role of Natural Resources: A Summary of Progress from UNEP’s Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding Programme in Conflict and Peacebuilding

Addressing the Role of Natural Resources: A Summary of Progress from UNEP’s Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding Programme in Conflict and Peacebuilding

Source: UNEP, 2015

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Programming

Added: 18/04/2016

 

Preventing, managing and resolving natural resource conflicts is undoubtedly among the key peace and security challenges of the 21st century. Increasing demand for natural resources combined with environmental degradation and climate change will serve to intensify competitive pressures between countries and communities over resource access, ownership and use. Many experts...

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The Impact of UNEP on Afghan Environment Conservation

The Impact of UNEP on Afghan Environment Conservation

Source: The Bayat Foundation, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/04/2016

 

Decades of conflict have taken an enormous toll on Afghanistan’s environment. The path to continued, sustainable development must include efforts to assess and repair ecological damage, which has an effect on everything from drinking water to clean air. One of the leaders of environmental philanthropy in Afghanistan is the United...

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Fragile Environment, Fragile State: What Role for Conflict-Sensitivity and Peace-Building?

Fragile Environment, Fragile State: What Role for Conflict-Sensitivity and Peace-Building?

Source: Canadian Council for International Co-operation, 2009

Author(s): Surendrini Wijeyaratne

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 28/03/2016

 

This briefing note is the third in a series of three CCIC background papers for the January 2009 Reclaiming the Commons Policy Roundtable. The papers illustrate environmental justice dimensions in CCIC policy work on: Aid and Development; Trade and Economic Justice; and Peace and Conflict. This paper provides of brief...

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The Green Climate Fund: Finding a Role for Peacebuilding Priorities

The Green Climate Fund: Finding a Role for Peacebuilding Priorities

Source: The Century Foundation, 2015

Author(s): Neil Bhatiya

Topics: Climate Change, Programming

Added: 28/03/2016

 

In the wake of the September 2014 United Nations climate summit, which brought together representatives from more than one hundred countries to build global ambition to fight climate change, there has been a flurry of diplomatic activity dedicated to that end. One important step taken was that developed nations finally...

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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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