Conflict Prevention

 

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Phronesis and Resource Curse Hypothesis in Post-Independent Sierra Leone

Phronesis and Resource Curse Hypothesis in Post-Independent Sierra Leone

Source: Ilorin Journal of Economic Policy, 2016

Author(s): Emerson Abraham Jackson

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/03/2017

 

This study was undertaken with a view of presenting a balanced critical discourse on the concept of Phronesis as applied in the political economy of Sierra Leone. The country is renowned for being endowed with the abundance of non(renewable) natural resources, while at the same time for poor management of...

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The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

Source: Journal of Conflict Management, 2017

Author(s): Letipila Dominic Eli and Rugami Maina

Countries: Kenya

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

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Descriptive study design was used by the study. The target population for the study was 204 people who included all the conservancy rangers, Committee members, Chiefs, Religious leaders, Members of Parliament, Conservancy managers, County assembly and county administration. A formula was used to arrive at a sample size of 96....

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Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land, Natural Resource and Conflict Prevention, 2015

Author(s): Mauricio O. Rios, Florian Bruyas, and Jodi Liss

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Conflicts linked to the extractive industries (EI) are both economic and political in nature. These EI conflicts may centre around control over a specific natural resource and the revenues it generates; or various social groups may use resource revenues as a source of funding for generating or promoting other types...

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Contesting Institutional Engineering for Decentralized Natural Resource Governance in Malawi

Contesting Institutional Engineering for Decentralized Natural Resource Governance in Malawi

Source: Sage Open, 2016

Author(s): Sane Pashane Zuka

Countries: Malawi

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

Added: 01/03/2017

 

In line with 1993/1994 political change from autocratic to democratic rule in Malawi, centralized natural resources management has been replaced by decentralized approaches. Decentralized natural resource governance, however, requires transfer of responsibility and control over resources to locally elected actors. Using Domasi and Njala irrigation schemes, this study explores the...

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River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

Source: EcoPeace Middle East and Save the Jordan, 2014

Author(s): Daniel Adamson

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

We recognize that the Jordan River Valley is a landscape of outstanding ecological and cultural importance. It connects the eco-systems of Africa and Asia, forms a sanctuary for wild plants and animals, and has witnessed some of the most significant advances in human history. The first people ever to leave...

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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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