Toolkits & Guidance

 

There are 102 items in Toolkits & Guidance. Items are listed by date added.

 

Toolkits and guidance for addressing land and natural resources in conflict prevention, mediation, and peacebuilding. 

 

 

High-­Level Panel on Natural Resources and Conflict: A Mediated Solution - Summary of the Discussions

High-­Level Panel on Natural Resources and Conflict: A Mediated Solution - Summary of the Discussions

Source: UN Department of Political Affairs and UNEP, 2015

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 22/12/2015

 

Over the last 60 years, at least 40 % of all civil wars have had a link to natural resources. Since 1990, more than 18 conflicts have been fuelled or financed by the exploitation of natural resources. The importance of addressing natural resources in resolving and mediating conflicts is further underscored by the fact that...

 

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Practical Guide: Mines and Communities (abridged version)

Practical Guide: Mines and Communities (abridged version)

Source: American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, 2015

Countries: Guinea

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

Added: 17/07/2015

 

The Republic of Guinea holds one-third of the world’s bauxite reserves, significant deposits of gold, diamonds, and some of the world’s most prized iron ore deposits. To help realize the promise that exploiting these minerals will improve the lives of the people of Guinea today and tomorrow, ABA ROLI has responded to local peoples’ many questions...

 

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Guide Pratique: Mines & Communautés (version abrégée)

Guide Pratique: Mines & Communautés (version abrégée)

Practical Guide: Mines and Communities (abridged version)

Source: American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative , 2015

Countries: Guinea

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

Added: 17/07/2015

 

La République de Guinée possède 30 % de la réserve mondiale de bauxite, d’importantes réserves d’or et de diamants, ainsi que de dépôts de minerai de fer les plus riches et non-développés du monde. Pour favoriser la réalisation d’un développement humain durable et de meilleures conditions de vie des guinéens et des générations futures dans le...

 

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Regional NGO Master Plan for Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley

Regional NGO Master Plan for Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, Global Nature Fund, and Stockholm International Water Institute, 2015

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/06/2015

 

The overall objective of this master plan is to promote peace, prosperity and security in the Jordan Valley and the adjacent regions. All three governments, Jordanian, Israeli and Palestinian have shown considerable leadership to date in advancing sanitation solutions and in their master planning efforts. Given that so many of the interim interventions are implementable today,...

 

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development, The International Research Institute for Climate and Society, 2015

Author(s): Simon Mason, Andrew Kruczkiewicz, Pietro Ceccato, and Alec Crawford

Topics: Climate Change

Added: 22/05/2015

 

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts. It describes some of the challenges to generating, accessing and understanding climate information in contexts of state fragility. It introduces the types of climate information relevant to national and international peacebuilding practitioners operating in fragile contexts and provides a...

 

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Do No Harm: Excluding Conflict Minerals from the Supply Chain

Do No Harm: Excluding Conflict Minerals from the Supply Chain

Source: Global Witness, 2010

Author(s): Global Witness

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 04/03/2015

 

This paper argues that the due diligence that companies using minerals or metals originating from eastern DRC needs to undertake consists of: A conflict minerals policy Supply chain risk assessments, including on the ground checks on suppliers Remedial action to deal with any problems identified Independent third party audits of their due diligence measures Public...

 

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Reasonable Practices to Identify Sources of Conflict Minerals: Practical Guidance for Downstream Companies

Reasonable Practices to Identify Sources of Conflict Minerals: Practical Guidance for Downstream Companies

Source: The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (cfsi), 2013

Author(s): The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (cfsi)

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 04/03/2015

 

This “Reasonable Practices” white paper is intended as a practical guide for downstream companies that have reporting obligations about conflict minerals that may be used in their supply chains. This paper may also be helpful for suppliers to better understand their customers’ expectations and requirements. This paper is not a set of rules or a method...

 

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Registering the Human Terrian: A Valuation of Cadastre

Registering the Human Terrian: A Valuation of Cadastre

Source: National Intelligence University, 2008

Author(s): Douglas Batson

Countries: Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 04/02/2015

 

By tying a name to a place, a cadastre can answer the difficult “who” question: who is behind a given problem? A cadastre can also provide military commanders with detailed knowledge of the human terrain, assisting with identification of power brokers on the ground whose support or obstruction may determine mission success. This book tells U.S....

 

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Benchmarks for Land Governance in Africa

Benchmarks for Land Governance in Africa

Source: International Land Coalition Africa, 2014

Author(s): Tim Bending

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 17/01/2015

 

As we plunge into land reforms on the African continent with diverse interests and players raising varied propositions, the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) and the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) guide our thinking and direction....

 

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Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards

Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards

Source: LEGS Project, 2009

Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Chad, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Kenya, Kosovo, Niger, Pakistan, Somalia

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2015

 

The Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) are a set of international guidelines and standards for the design, implementation and assessment of livestock interventions to assist people affected by humanitarian crises.  They are based on livelihoods objectives that aim to provide rapid assistance to protect and rebuild the livestock assets of crisis-affected communities. LEGS therefore aims to...

 

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