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It's the Local Economy, Stupid!  Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location

It's the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location

Source: Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2011

Author(s): Halvard Buhaug, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Helge Holtermann Gudrun Otsby, and Andreas Foro Tollesfsen

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 29/03/2015

 

Income varies considerably within countries and the locations where conflicts emerge are rarely typical or representative for states at large. Yet, most research on conflict has only examined national income averages and neglected spatial variation. The authors argue that civil conflicts are more likely to erupt in areas with low...

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The Atlas of Environmental Justice [Infographic]

The Atlas of Environmental Justice [Infographic]

Source: Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities, and Trade, 2015

Author(s): Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities, and Trade

Countries: Global

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes

Added: 20/03/2015

 

The Atlas of Environmental Justice is a practical and intuitive online platform that allows searching and filtering across 100 fields, as well as browsing by commodity, company, and type of conflict. With one click you get, for example, a global map with just the world’s nuclear, waste or water conflicts...

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Human Conflict and Ecosystem Services: Finding the Environmental Price of Warfare

Human Conflict and Ecosystem Services: Finding the Environmental Price of Warfare

Source: International Affairs, 2014

Author(s): Robert A. Francis and Krishna Krishnamurthy

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

Added: 25/02/2015

 

Environmental degradation resulting from warfare is a growing concern, particularly with increasing recognition of humanity's dependence on healthy ecosystems. Though environmental legislation does exist that seeks to prevent or mitigate environmental harm before, during and after conflict, it has limited scope and effectiveness. This may be one reason why the...

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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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