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There are 358 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Source: Ced Hesse, Simon Anderson, Lorenzo Cotula, Jamie Skinner and Camilla Toulmin (IIED), 2013

Countries: Chad, Mali, Niger

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

For decades the Sahel has been presented as suffering from irreversible degradation, leading to desert advancement and the impoverishment of the population. This issue paper develops an alternative profile and identifies the considerable potential of the Sahel’s dryland ecosystems. It explores the inherent resilience within existing crop and livestock production...

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Natural Resources and Conflict: A New Security Challenge for the European Union

Natural Resources and Conflict: A New Security Challenge for the European Union

Source: Resource Consulting Services, SIPRI, 2012

Author(s): Nicholas Garrett and Anne Piccinni

Countries: European Union

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The interrelationship between natural resources and conflict is becoming a security challenge for the European Union (EU). This report suggests the EU needs to elaborate and apply an effective strategy to meet and overcome this challenge. This strategy should combine existing policy tools more effectively, while also finding new ways...

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Governance for Peace over Natural Resources: A Review of Transitions in Environmental Governance across Africa As a Resource for Peacebuilding and Environmental Management in Sudan

Governance for Peace over Natural Resources: A Review of Transitions in Environmental Governance across Africa As a Resource for Peacebuilding and Environmental Management in Sudan

Source: Margie Buchanan-Smith, Brendan Bromwich and Magda Nassef (UNEP), 2013

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Environmental governance in Sudan is in a state of transition. The country is adapting to a number of concurrent environmental challenges associated with population growth, urbanisation, climate change, and the impacts of conflict, amongst others. As part of that adaptation there is a clear need to search for new ways...

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Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Source: Richard Matthew (IPI), 2008

Countries: Africa, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

For over two centuries, the the social effects of natural resource scarcity have been the subject of lively debate. On the one side are those who content that the planet's resource endowment cannot support increased consumption indefinitely. In opposition to this claim, are those who believe that the principal social effect of...

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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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Sudan: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Sudan: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Source: UNEP, 2007

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

"In January 2005, the Sudanese Government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army signed a Comprehensive Peace Agreement, putting an end to twenty-two years of continuous civi war. With peace and a fast-growing economy fueled by its emerging oil industry, most of the country can now focus on recovery and development.   With...

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Rwanda: From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development

Rwanda: From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“More than a decade after the war and genocide of 1990-1994, Rwanda today is a resurgent nation that is stable, engaged in pursuing innovative reconciliation activities and radiating with ambitious determination. This remarkable turnaround from a devastated war-torn country into a promising showcase of African development is an exceptional...

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Livelihood Security: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict of the Sahel

Livelihood Security: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict of the Sahel

Source: UNEP, 2011

Countries: Chad, Nigeria

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 05/11/2013

 

“‘Competition between communities and countries for scarce resources, especially water, is increasing, exacerbating old security dilemmas and creating new ones, while environmental refugees are reshaping the human geography of the planet, a trend that will only increase as deserts advance, forests are felled and sea levels rise.’ By formulating such...

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