Assessment

 

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Warfare Ecology

Warfare Ecology

Source: American Institute of Biological Sciences , 2008

Author(s): Gary E. Machlis and Thor Hanson

Topics: Assessment, Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/02/2015

 

Among human activities causing ecological change, war is both intensive and far-reaching. Yet environmental research related to warfare is limited in depth and fragmented by discipline. Here we (1) outline a field of study called “warfare ecology,” (2) provide a taxonomy of warfare useful for organizing the field, (3) review...

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Nigeria Cross-Sectorial Conflict Assessment

Nigeria Cross-Sectorial Conflict Assessment

Source: USAID, 2014

Author(s): USAID

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 23/02/2015

 

In early 2014, USAID's mission in Nigeria invited the Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation to conduct a cross-sectoral conflict assessment focusing on USAID programs and the risk of violence during the 2015 presidential elections. The Mission sought guidance on how to implement programs in a conflict sensitive manner, emphasizing...

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USAID/Philippines Success Story of the Environmental Governance (EcoGov) Project (Final Evaluation Report)

USAID/Philippines Success Story of the Environmental Governance (EcoGov) Project (Final Evaluation Report)

Source: USAID, 2011

Author(s): USAID

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Assessment, Governance

Added: 11/02/2015

 

The Philippines Environmental Governance Project Phase 2 Project (EcoGov) is an initiative of the Government of the Philippines, implemented in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of the Interior and Local Government, local government and other stakeholders, funded by the United States Agency for International Development...

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Afghanistan Regional Health Observatory

Afghanistan Regional Health Observatory

Source: World Health Organization , 2012

Author(s): World Health Organization

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment

Added: 07/02/2015

 

Country statistics

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Libya: Interagency Rapid Assessment

Libya: Interagency Rapid Assessment

Source: IOM, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNSMIL and WFP, 2014

Countries: Libya

Topics: Assessment, Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/02/2015

 

The political crisis and escalation of violence in Libya since May 2014 has led to civilian casualties, massive displacement as well as the destruction of public infrastructure and the disruption of basic services and social protection systems. Humanitarian community estimates that two million people, a third of the Libya population,...

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Analyzing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Congolese Livelihoods

Analyzing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Congolese Livelihoods

Source: Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, 2014

Author(s): Jeroen Cuvelier, Steven Van Bockstael, Koen Vlassenroot, and Claude Iguma

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/12/2014

 

The protracted conflict in eastern DRC is often explained by referring to the ‘conflict minerals’ narrative, propagated by activist NGOs, and frequently occurring in media and think tank publications.1 Following this narrative, the various armed groups operating in eastern DRC are able to survive largely due to the profits they...

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

Source: Wilson Center, 2008

Author(s): David Jensen

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kosovo, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/11/2014

 

We dismounted from our donkeys near the ancient city of Herat in search of pistachio woodlands. Twenty-three years of war had completely decimated the forests, and our team of experts from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) had traveled to northwest Afghanistan to determine how such massive deforestation was affecting the...

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

From Conflict to Peacebuilding: UNEP's Role in Environmental Assessment and Recovery

Source: Wilson Center, 2008-2009

Author(s): David Jensen

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kosovo, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"If people cannot find clean water for drinking, wood for shelter and energy, or land for crops, what are the chances that peace will be successful and durable? Very slim," says David Jensen of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), who describes UNEP's activities in Afghanistan, Sudan, and other areas of...

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Climate and Conflict

Climate and Conflict

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014

Author(s): Marshall Burke, Solomon M. Hsiang, & Edward Miguel

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 31/10/2014

 

Until recently, neither climate nor conflict have been core areas of inquiry within economics, but there has been an explosion of research on both topics in the past decade, with a particularly large body of research emerging at their intersection. In this review, we survey this literature on the interlinkages between climate and...

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Reconciling Climate-Conflict Meta-Analyses: Reply to Buhaug et al.

Reconciling Climate-Conflict Meta-Analyses: Reply to Buhaug et al.

Source: Climatic Change, 2014

Author(s): Solomon M. Hsiang, Marshall Burke, & Edward Miguel

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 31/10/2014

 

A comment by Buhaug et al. attributes disagreement between our recent analyses and their review articles to biased decisions in our meta-analysis and a difference of opinion regarding statistical approaches. The claim is false. Buhaug et al.’s alteration of our metaanalysis misrepresents findings in the literature, makes statistical errors, misclassifies multiple studies, makes coding...

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