Conflict Causes

 

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Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Source: Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research, 1996

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: Bangladesh, India

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Source: Land Use Policy, 2017

Author(s): Angela Kronenburg García

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2017

 

This article examines two successive conflicts over the same forest in Kenya, which, when analysed separately, have led to interpretations that do not hold when the conflicts are studied in relation to each other. Inspired by political ecology, it employs a processual view of natural resource conflict, which recognizes that...

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‘I Acted Like a Man’: Exploring Female Ex-insurgents’ Narratives on Nigeria’s Oil Insurgency

‘I Acted Like a Man’: Exploring Female Ex-insurgents’ Narratives on Nigeria’s Oil Insurgency

Source: Review of African Political Economy, 2016

Author(s): Temitope Oriola

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

This paper explores how a small sample of female ex-insurgents make sense of their engagement in Nigeria’s oil insurgency. The study is informed by three key questions: How did Delta women join the insurgency? Why did they join? How do they frame their participation? The paper analyses the prevalence of...

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Weapons of choice: The effect of natural resources on terror and insurgencies

Weapons of choice: The effect of natural resources on terror and insurgencies

Source: Sage Journals, 2016

Author(s): Axel Dreher, Merle Kreibaum

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

This article investigates the effect of natural resources on whether ethno-political groups choose to pursue their goals with nonviolent as compared to violent means, distinguishing terrorism from insurgencies. It is hypothesized that whether or not the extraction of fossil fuels sparks violence depends both on the group’s characteristics and the...

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Islands, Extraction and Violence: Mining and the Politics of Scale in Island Melanesia

Islands, Extraction and Violence: Mining and the Politics of Scale in Island Melanesia

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Matthew G. Allen

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

Set against the backdrop of past, contemporary and possible future mining-related violence on islands in the western Pacific, this article explores how scholarship on the politics of scale, as well as strands of the burgeoning island studies literature, might sharpen our understanding of the political economic and violent effects of...

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Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict [Video]

Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict [Video]

Source: CSIS, 2017

Author(s): Emmy Simmons

Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Please join us for the launch of our newest report, Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict, written by Emmy Simmons. Hear a presentation and join a dialogue with experts on why renewed and expanded international collaboration to anticipate and prepare for food insecurity is essential. Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Syria...

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Why Botswana is a Deviant Case to the Natural Resource Curse?

Why Botswana is a Deviant Case to the Natural Resource Curse?

Source: African Review, 2016

Author(s): David Sebudubudu and Keneilwe Mooketsane

Countries: Botswana

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

The resource curse thesis generally considers the profusion of natural resources as an anti-thesis to development. This correlation is based on empirical evidence from countries that are resource endowed (such as Angola, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone, and South Sudan) but have faulted in realizing economic...

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Global Water Wars [Video]

Global Water Wars [Video]

Source: National Geographic, 2017

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

This episode of Parched zeroes in on India and Syria, two of the world’s most vulnerable hot spots for water-related conflict.

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Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Special Report: Mining, Agrarian and Environmental Conflicts in South Guajira

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Ana María Llorente, Federico Giraldo, Liliana Múnera Montes, Martha Cecilia García, Paula Álvarez, Tatiana Cuenca, and Zohanny Arboleda

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este Informe Especial presenta una descripción de la manera en que se estableció la industria minera en esta región de Colombia y de algunos conflictos agrarios y ambientales generados a partir de la misma. El documento sintetiza el trabajo de investigación que el CINEP/PPP ha desarrollado durante los últimos cuatro años...

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Are Natural Resource Windfalls a Blessing or a Curse in Democratic Settings: A Case Study – Ghana?

Are Natural Resource Windfalls a Blessing or a Curse in Democratic Settings: A Case Study – Ghana?

Source: University of Dublin, 2016

Author(s): University of Dublin

Countries: Ghana

Topics: Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 24/03/2017

 

In order to analyse the problematic impact of oil on Ghana’s development, this study relied on qualitative methods, supported by descriptive statistics, tables and graphs. These qualitative and quantitative methods complement each other to explain the problematic impact of oil. Qualitative methods used for data collection include semi-structured interviews, focus...

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