Toolkits & Guidance

 

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

 

 

Aiding Trading of Abetting? Designing Conflict-Sensitive Trade Policy

Aiding Trading of Abetting? Designing Conflict-Sensitive Trade Policy

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development and The World Conservation Union, 2006

Author(s): International Institute for Sustainable Development and The World Conservation Union

Topics: Programming

Added: 02/12/2014

 

Designing trade policies that diminish the likelihood or longevity of violent conflict is a critical task for the international community. In theory, trade can be a powerful driver of economic growth and stability: reducing poverty, creating non-military ways to resolve disputes and providing strong economic incentives for stability.   However, in practice, the current system of rules...

 

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Aiding Trading of Abetting? Promoting Conflict-Sensitive Business

Aiding Trading of Abetting? Promoting Conflict-Sensitive Business

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development and The World Conservation Union, 2006

Author(s): International Institute for Sustainable Development and The World Conservation Union

Topics: Programming

Added: 02/12/2014

 

The liberalization of global trade and investment has led to an unprecedented upsurge in foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide. Nearly all international trade is conducted by companies and facilitated by financial institutions; the market actors. Their investment choices and conduct can have a crucial impact on security in the developing world.   At its best, increased business...

 

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The IISD Guide to Negotiating Investment Contracts for Farmland and Water

The IISD Guide to Negotiating Investment Contracts for Farmland and Water

Source: International Institute for International Development, 2014

Author(s): Carin Smaller

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Land

Added: 13/11/2014

 

“The IISD Guide to Negotiating Investment Contracts for Farmland and Water is a legal and policy tool for governments and communities that are involved in negotiating investment contracts with foreign investors. The guide focuses on a particular type of contract involving long-term leases of farmland. Part I, Preparing for Negotiations, is designed to assist in the...

 

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Practice Note: Conflict-Sensitive Responses to Climate Change in South Asia

Practice Note: Conflict-Sensitive Responses to Climate Change in South Asia

Source: International Alert, 2011

Author(s): Janani Vivekananda

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 11/11/2014

 

“This note explains the importance of using a conflict-sensitive approach to respond to climate change in conflict- prone or conflict-affected contexts. It offers guidelines and emerging principles on how climate change and development policymakers and practitioners can promote peace-positive climate change adaptation actions which can yield the double dividend of building resilience to climate change and conflict....

 

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Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding Workshop Report: Developing Conflict-Sensitivity Guidelines for Adaptation Policy in Africa

Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding Workshop Report: Developing Conflict-Sensitivity Guidelines for Adaptation Policy in Africa

Source: Institute for Security Studies, 2013

Author(s): Debay Tadesse, Aly Lyon

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming

Added: 04/11/2014

 

“From 14 to 16 October 2013, the Conflict Prevention and Risk Analysis division of ISS, Addis Ababa office, the Wilson Center, IRG/Engility, and ICF International convened a three-day follow-on workshop titled ‘Developing conflict- sensitivity guidelines for adaptation policy in Africa’. The workshop was held in Addis Ababa and created a platform for African and Western scholars...

 

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Recursos renovables y conflictos (Renewable Resources and Conflict)

Recursos renovables y conflictos (Renewable Resources and Conflict)

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Afghanistan, Bolivia, Central African Republic, Dominican Republic , Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Administrar la tierra y los recursos naturales constituye uno de los desafíos más importantes a los que actualmente se enfrentan los países en desarrollo. La explotación de recursos naturales de gran valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera, suele señalarse como un factor clave de la aparición, la intensificación o la continuación...

 

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"Fortalecimiento de las capacidades de gestión de los recursos naturales susceptibles de generar conflictos (Strengthening Capacity for Conflict-Sensitive   Natural Resource Management)"

"Fortalecimiento de las capacidades de gestión de los recursos naturales susceptibles de generar conflictos (Strengthening Capacity for Conflict-Sensitive Natural Resource Management)"

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Burundi, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Timor-Leste

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Administrar la tierra y los recursos naturales constituye uno de los desafíos más importantes a los que actualmente se enfrentan los países en desarrollo. La explotación de recursos naturales de gran valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera, suele señalarse como un factor clave de la aparición, la intensificación o la continuación...

 

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Industrias extractivas y conflicto (Extractive Industries and Conflict)

Industrias extractivas y conflicto (Extractive Industries and Conflict)

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Liberia, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Yemen

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“La gestión de la tierra y los recursos naturales es uno de los desafíos más importantes que enfrentan actualmente los países en desarrollo. Con frecuencia se ha citado la explotación de recursos naturales de alto valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera como un factor clave en el estallido, la intensificación...

 

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Negotiating Agreements in Multi-Party, Multi-Issue Contexts

Negotiating Agreements in Multi-Party, Multi-Issue Contexts

Source: Public Sector Digest , 2010

Author(s): Dr Evan Hoffman

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation

Added: 28/08/2014

 

Multi-party, multi-issue negotiations involve situations in which there are multiple actors, each pursuing his or her distinct (usually divergent) agendas on a number of different topics or issues—including, for example, climate change. This makes for a unique negotiating environment that calls for a different negotiating strategy in order to reach an agreement.

 

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Recommended Strategy for Conflict Resolution of Competing High Pasture Claims of Settled and Nomadic Communities in Afghanistan

Recommended Strategy for Conflict Resolution of Competing High Pasture Claims of Settled and Nomadic Communities in Afghanistan

Source: UNEP, 2009

Author(s): Liz Alden Wily

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2014

 

This document lays out a possible road map for resolving the conflict between Pashtun nomads (Kuchi) and Hazara as to access to pastureland in the central highlands. The central highlands include the foothills in western Maidan Wardak and western Ghazni Provinces, as well as the higher pastures of Bamyan Province, eastern Ghor Province and Day...

 

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