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Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Laos

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

“If we think sustainable development is the goal we want to achieve, we have to be radical in elevating those who have been traditionally excluded,” says Northwestern University’s Kimberly Marion Suiseeya in this week’s “Backdraft” episode. “We have to approach conservation and global environmental governance from the perspective of the...

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Lage.Bericht//Middle East//EcoPeace - Water and Energy: Working Together for More Security [Video]

Lage.Bericht//Middle East//EcoPeace - Water and Energy: Working Together for More Security [Video]

Source: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 2017

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

In the Middle East, the consequences of climate change are already a reality of life. The region is one of the most water-stressed areas in the world, the average temperature is rising faster than elsewhere, and a massive reduction in rainfall is also expected for the coming years. Adding to...

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Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Source: Pacific Review, 2017

Author(s): Debby Sze Wan Chan

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/03/2017

 

The Myitsone Dam suspension is an asymmetric negotiation between Naypyitaw and Beijing. The bilateral agreement of the hydropower project was concluded in 2009. However, Myanmar's civil society started to oppose the dam when political opportunities expanded in 2011. The quasi-civilian government in Myanmar was caught in an ‘audience cost dilemma':...

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Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Ambiente para la Paz: Congreso Nacional Ambiental--Hacia una Agenda Ambiental para la Paz en Colombia (Environment for Peace: Environmental National Congress--Towards an Environmental Agenda for Peace in Colombia)

Source: Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, 1998

Author(s): Andres Gonzalez Posso, Ernesto Falla Duarte, and Carlos H. Fonseca Zarate

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

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The Impact of Displaced People´s Temporary Shelters on Their Surrounding Environment

The Impact of Displaced People´s Temporary Shelters on Their Surrounding Environment

Source: Chulalongkorn University and UNDP, 2014

Author(s): Suwattana Thadaniti and Supang Chantavanich

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).this volume discusses the environmental impact of temporary shelters for displaced people along the Thai–Myanmar border. Of nine shelters, three were selected...

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Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 2017

Author(s): Shaun Lin

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Basic Services, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The effort to sustain economic growth has seen many countries keenly demand and seek energy. This is especially so in East Asia, where energy demand is growing because of rapid urban growth. Energy security, therefore, is of critical concern for the governments of those countries to ensure their cities secure...

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Contesting Institutional Engineering for Decentralized Natural Resource Governance in Malawi

Contesting Institutional Engineering for Decentralized Natural Resource Governance in Malawi

Source: Sage Open, 2016

Author(s): Sane Pashane Zuka

Countries: Malawi

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

Added: 01/03/2017

 

In line with 1993/1994 political change from autocratic to democratic rule in Malawi, centralized natural resources management has been replaced by decentralized approaches. Decentralized natural resource governance, however, requires transfer of responsibility and control over resources to locally elected actors. Using Domasi and Njala irrigation schemes, this study explores the...

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Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970—1999

Resource Wealth and the Risk of Civil War Onset: Results from a New Dataset of Natural Resource Rents, 1970—1999

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2007

Author(s): Indra De Soysa and Eric Neumayer

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The existing literature identifies natural resource wealth as a major determinant of civil war. The dominant causal link is that resources provide finance and motive (the “looting rebels” model). Others see natural resources as causing “political Dutch disease,” which in turn weakens state capacity (the “state capacity” model). In the...

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River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

Source: EcoPeace Middle East and Save the Jordan, 2014

Author(s): Daniel Adamson

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

We recognize that the Jordan River Valley is a landscape of outstanding ecological and cultural importance. It connects the eco-systems of Africa and Asia, forms a sanctuary for wild plants and animals, and has witnessed some of the most significant advances in human history. The first people ever to leave...

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Come Together at the River

Come Together at the River

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

The Jordan River is a 250-kilometre long river, originating at Mount Hermon (Jabel Sheikh), flowing into the Sea of Galilee, and meandering its way down to the Dead Sea - approximately 428 meters below sea level, the lowest place on Earth. The River’s central location, at the meeting point of...

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