Conflict Prevention

 

There are 317 items related to Conflict Prevention. Items are listed by date added.

 

Come Together at the River

Come Together at the River

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

The Jordan River is a 250-kilometre long river, originating at Mount Hermon (Jabel Sheikh), flowing into the Sea of Galilee, and meandering its way down to the Dead Sea - approximately 428 meters below sea level, the lowest place on Earth. The River’s central location, at the meeting point of...

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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Conflict and Water Diplomacy in the Nile Basin

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Conflict and Water Diplomacy in the Nile Basin

Source: Chapter in "Water Diplomacy in Action: Contingent Approaches to Managing Complex Water Problems", 2017

Author(s): Ronny Berndtsoon, Kaveh Madani, Karin Aggestam, and Dan-Erik Andersson

Countries: Egypt, Ethiopia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Today we face an incredibly complex array of interconnected water issues that cross multiple boundaries: Is water a property or a human right? How do we prioritize between economic utility and environmental sustainability? Do fish have more rights to water than irrigated grain? Can we reconcile competing cultural and religious...

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Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Source: Anthem Press, 2005

Author(s): Jean Axelrad Cahan

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

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Water Security in the Middle East explores the extent and nature of water security problems in transboundary water systems in the Middle East. This collection of essays discusses the political and scientific contexts and the limitations of cooperation in water security. The contributors argue that while conflicts over transboundary water systems in...

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Climate Change, Rainfall, and Social Conflict in Africa

Climate Change, Rainfall, and Social Conflict in Africa

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2012

Author(s): Cullen Hendrix and Idean Salehyan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Much of the debate over the security implications of climate change revolves around whether changing weather patterns will lead to future conflict. This article addresses whether deviations from normal rainfall patterns affect the propensity for individuals and groups to engage in disruptive activities such as demonstrations, riots, strikes, communal conflict,...

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Climate Shocks and Political Violence: Beyond Scarcity, Beyond Africa CCAPS Research Brief No. 3

Climate Shocks and Political Violence: Beyond Scarcity, Beyond Africa CCAPS Research Brief No. 3

Source: Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, 2012

Author(s): Cullen Hendrix and Idean Salehyan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Contrary to conventional wisdom, environmental scarcity is not always a trigger of political violence. In fact, political violence may be more prevalent in times of environmental abundance, when there are more resources and opportunities for violent tactics—and more incentive to engage in such actions. Much of the research on climate...

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The Past, Present, and Future of Water Conflict and International Security

The Past, Present, and Future of Water Conflict and International Security

Source: Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education , 2012

Author(s): David K. Kreamer

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/02/2017

 

 Water stress and scarcity has affected, and will continue to affect, the stability of communities. An overview of global water security challenges indicates profound difficulties and potential flashpoints. There are many examples of struggles in supplying clean water throughout the world, and how water has been both a strategic tool...

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New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

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

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The science is clear: To prevent major disruption, the global community must take steps to address climate change. But it is also increasingly clear that efforts to address climate change can have major effects on societies that are not always anticipated. The “backdraft” initiative at the Wilson Center is an effort...

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Developing Transboundary Water Resources: What Perspectives for Cooperation between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

Developing Transboundary Water Resources: What Perspectives for Cooperation between Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

Source: EU/AREU, 2016

Author(s): Vincent Thomas, Mujib Ahmad Azizi, and Khalid Behzad

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Since the fall of the Taliban, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) has been actively trying to resume its hydraulic mission that was put on hold in the late 1970s. Improving water control through the construction of dams has been described by the GIRoA as a silver...

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The Current Situation in Afghanistan

The Current Situation in Afghanistan

Source: USIP, 2017

Author(s): USIP

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

USIP works with local and international partners, both in government and from civil society, to address the immediate political crisis and underlying drivers of conflict. The Institute supports Afghan government agencies to strengthen the rule of law, reduce violent extremism, and build peacemaking skills across the country. The Institute strengthens...

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The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Deng Garang Akech Daniel

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

The study examines the role of indigenous community in environmental conflict management by taking Jonglei Canal in South Sudan as a case study. The study begins by providing a background to environmental conflicts in Jonglei Canal, then reviews the methods used by the indigenous community to resolve environmental conflicts in...

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