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Empowering Peace: Service Provision and State Legitimacy in Nepal’s Peace-Building Process

Empowering Peace: Service Provision and State Legitimacy in Nepal’s Peace-Building Process

Source: Conflict, Security & Development, 2016

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Governance

Added: 09/04/2016

 

There is growing demand for an understanding of peace beyond the absence of violence. As such research focuses increasingly on the issue of state legitimacy as a tool to assess and understand peace processes. In this paper the relationship between service provision and state legitimacy is studied to assess whether...

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Using Water Insecurity to Predict Domestic Water Demand in the Palestinian West Bank

Using Water Insecurity to Predict Domestic Water Demand in the Palestinian West Bank

Source: Water International, 2015

Author(s): S. E. Galaitsi, Annette Huber-Lee, Richard M. Vogel, and Elena M. Naumova

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Basic Services, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/10/2015

 

Household interviews were conducted in the Palestinian West Bank to examine the relationship between price elasticity, water insecurity and domestic water demand. Water insecurity weights were defined and quantified for each household for use in a multivariate regression model. The model demonstrated that (1) a water insecurity variable improves the...

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Report on UNCTAD Assistance to the Palestinian People: Developments in the Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Report on UNCTAD Assistance to the Palestinian People: Developments in the Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2015

Countries: Gaza, Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery

Added: 28/09/2015

 

In 2014, the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory witnessed the first recession since 2006 and the second consecutive decline in gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. In addition, the number of Israeli settlers has quadrupled since the Oslo Accords in 1993 and 1995; presently they outnumber Palestinians in Area...

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L'eau peut etre un chemin vers la paix, et non vers la guerre

L'eau peut etre un chemin vers la paix, et non vers la guerre

Water Can be a Pathway to Peace, Not War

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006

Author(s): Aaron Wolf, Annika Kramer, Alexander Carius, and Geoffrey D. Dabelko

Topics: Basic Services, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/07/2015

 

Les cas de coopération entre les pays riverains sont plus nombreux que les conflits : plus de deux contre un entre 1945 et 1999. Pourquoi ? Parce que l’eau est si importante que les pays ne peuvent pas se permettre de se battre pour elle. Au lieu de cela, l’eau...

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Doing Things Differently: Can Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services Support Peace- and State-Building Processes?

Doing Things Differently: Can Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services Support Peace- and State-Building Processes?

Source: Development Policy Review, 2015

Author(s): Michelle Kooy, Leni Wild, and Nathaniel Mason

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/06/2015

 

Interventions across all sectors in fragile states are called to contribute to tackling conflict and fragility despite the lack of evidence on how/if this is possible. This article reviews the existing literature to identify five entry points through which water supply and sanitation service delivery might interact, both positively and...

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Afghan Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation

Afghan Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation

Source: USAID, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/05/2015

 

Only 27 percent of rural-based Afghans have access to clean drinking water and fewer to safe sanitation (Source: MRRD, Jan. 2010). SWSS is a services delivery tool of the government and Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) whose designs, installation and sustainable training of system operators together with hygiene promotion lead to...

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Water, Peace, and War - Confronting the Global Water Crisis

Water, Peace, and War - Confronting the Global Water Crisis

Source: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013

Author(s): Brahma Chellaney

Topics: Basic Services, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/04/2015

 

This pioneering and authoritative study considers the profound impact of the growing global water crunch on international peace and security as well as possible ways to mitigate the crisis. Although water is essential to sustaining life and livelihoods, geostrategist Brahma Chellaney argues that it remains the world’s most underappreciated and...

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Promoting Climate-Resilient Peacebuilding in Fragile States

Promoting Climate-Resilient Peacebuilding in Fragile States

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2015

Author(s): Alec Crawford, Angie Dazé, Anne Hammill, Jo-Ellen Parry, and Alicia Natalia Zamudio

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 15/04/2015

 

Efforts to help fragile states move onto a path toward stability and sustainability continue to face enormous challenges. Climate change is one of these challenges. This is true for a number of reasons: the high exposure of many fragile states to climate risks, their economic reliance on climate-dependent sectors (particularly...

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Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report 

Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report 

Source: OCHA, 2014

Author(s): OCHA

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

The number of new flooding incidents has largely deceased since the last report. New smaller floods have occurred in Balkh, Ghor, Kandahar and Hilmand provinces, with initial reports of relatively low numbers of people affected, i.e. less than 100 families in each province. Additional reports on flood events that occurred...

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BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

Source: BBC, 2014

Author(s): BBC

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

BBC News Afghanistan flash floods 22 killed in Kabul province

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