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Water Security and Sustainable Development for our Common Future: EcoPeace Regional Conference

Water Security and Sustainable Development for our Common Future: EcoPeace Regional Conference

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

On November 22nd & 23rd, EcoPeace held its Annual Regional Conference on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. Under the patronage of the Jordanian Minister of Water, the conference brought together over 300 participants including Jordanian and Israeli Ministers, members of the Jordanian Parliament and Israeli Knesset, Palestinian,...

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Community Based Problem Solving on Water Issues: Cross-Border "Priority Initiatives" of the Good Water Neighbors Project

Community Based Problem Solving on Water Issues: Cross-Border "Priority Initiatives" of the Good Water Neighbors Project

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Transboundary water cooperation can correlate with regional stability and peace. Engaging cross border communities and utilizing their mutual dependence on shared water resources as a basis for cooperation can lead to common problem solving and peace building among those communities even in the midst of conflict. In 2001, EcoPeace Middle...

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Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DR Congo

Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DR Congo

Source: Journal of Modern African Studies, 2017

Author(s): Judith Verweijen and Justine Brabant

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This paper analyses the role of cattle in the entwined dynamics of conflict and violence in the Fizi and Itombwe region of South Kivu province, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the one hand, agropastoral conflict intensifies armed mobilisation, allowing armed groups to draw upon particular conflict...

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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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A Price Worth Fighting For? Natural Resources and Conflict Recurrence

A Price Worth Fighting For? Natural Resources and Conflict Recurrence

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2012

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad and Helga Malmin Binningsbø

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

While a number of publications show that natural resources are associated with internal armed conflict, surprisingly little research looks at how natural resources affect post-conflict peace. This article therefore investigates the relationship between natural resources and post-conflict peace by analyzing new data on natural resource conflicts. We argue that the...

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Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2012

Author(s): Helga Malmin Binningsbø and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This article critically examines the notion that wealth sharing in the aftermath of internal armed conflicts can bring about long-lasting peace. While wealth sharing is increasingly considered a crucial element of peacebuilding, the evidence concerning its success is inconclusive. Previous studies unfortunately suffer from weak theoretical and empirical definitions of...

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Governance Structures for Transboundary Water Management in the Jordan Basin

Governance Structures for Transboundary Water Management in the Jordan Basin

Source: EcoPeace Middle East and Stockholm International Water Institute, 2015

Author(s): Elizabeth Yaari, Marian Neal, and Zaki Shubber

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/02/2017

 

While recent trends towards increasing transboundary water cooperation are demonstrated by a growing number of River Basin Organisations (RBOs) globally, experts point to the variant effectiveness of these organisations to leverage the benefits of multi-lateral cooperation. Some form of regional governance is considered essential to achieve the goal of a...

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Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict

Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict

Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies, 2017

Author(s): Emma Simmons

Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/02/2017

 

Changes in global weather patterns are now projected to have potentially devastating impacts on agriculture in the coming years and decades. The rising “double burden” of malnutrition already threatens to dampen global progress toward better health. Demographic change—a bulging population of youth in Africa and rapid urbanization—is creating opportunities for...

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Climate Change and its Security Implications

Climate Change and its Security Implications

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Tracey Skillington

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

A total of 1.2 billion people worldwide reside in states likely to experience some form of ‘climate-induced political instability’ in the decades ahead (International Alert 2007: 3, 2009: 8, 2015: 1). New patterns of extreme weather conditions such as intense heat waves, prolonged drought, or storm surges are not only...

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Gendered Vulnerabilities of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change in Conflict-Prone Areas: A Case Study from Mindanao, Philippines

Gendered Vulnerabilities of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change in Conflict-Prone Areas: A Case Study from Mindanao, Philippines

Source: Journal of Rural Studies, 2017

Author(s): Alvin Chandra, Karen E. McNamara, Paul Dargusch, Ana Maria Caspe, and Dante Dalabajan

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Smallholder farmers in the Philippines are typically considered to be particularly vulnerable to climate change, yet, relatively little is known about how that vulnerability differs between men and women farmers, particularly in conflict-prone areas. Using the region of Mindanao in Philippines as a case study, this paper presents an analysis...

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