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. 

 

 

From Fragility to Resilience: Managing Natural Resources in Fragile States in Africa (Summary Report)

From Fragility to Resilience: Managing Natural Resources in Fragile States in Africa (Summary Report)

Source: African Development Bank Group, 2014

Author(s): Ilona Coyle & Carl Bruch

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

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Natural resources have the potential to catalyze transformative change in Africa. In the African Development Bank’s Ten Year Strategy (2013-2022), the Bank envisions the next decade as an opportunity for Africa to become the world’s next emerging market with growing internal and external demand for African products “if Africa can seize its potential in water, agriculture,...

 

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Doing Business in Fragile States: The Private Sector, Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa

Doing Business in Fragile States: The Private Sector, Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa

Source: High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, 2013

Author(s): Hany Besada

Countries: Botswana, South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 08/08/2014

 

One area of emerging consensus is the critical importance of governance – the deficiency or effectiveness of public and private sector institutions – as the key to understanding the prevalence or absence of violent conflict over natural resources in Africa. Weak governments are unable or unwilling to invest resource revenue in sustainable economic development or to...

 

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: 12 Lessons Learned with Best Practices Worksheet for 2014

Conflict Minerals Reporting: 12 Lessons Learned with Best Practices Worksheet for 2014

Source: Green Status Pro, 2014

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

See the issues other companies faced when filing their first Conflict Mineral Reports.   After reading this book you will learn: Preparing for your 2015 Audit Developing Supply Chain Transparency Automating your Conflict Minerals Program Improving Smelter Due Diligence Incorporating an Auditable Roadmap

 

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Environmental Guidebook on Military Operations

Environmental Guidebook on Military Operations

Source: DoD Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Network and Information Exchange (DENIX), 2008

Author(s): Hanna Uusitalo, Antti Kivipelto, Sara Kajander, Ava Sovijärvi, Carl-Gustav Ebbhagen, Svante Olsson, Annica Waleij, Birgitta Liljedahl, Åsa Scott Andersson, Timothy Bosetti, homas Schultheis, Susan Clark-Sestak & William Nicholls

Topics: Programming

Added: 06/08/2014

 

This guidebook was developed by a multinational working group consisting of representatives from the defense organizations of Finland, Sweden, and the United States. It reflects a shared commitment to proactively reduce the environmental impacts of military operations, and to protect the health and safety of deployed forces.   Any successful military operation begins with sound planning. This guidebook...

 

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Free Flow: Reaching Water Security Through Cooperation

Free Flow: Reaching Water Security Through Cooperation

Source: UNESCO, 2013

Author(s): Jacqui Griffiths & Rebecca Lambert

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

Conceived on the occasion of the International Year of Water Cooperation, coordinated by UNESCO on behalf of UN-Water, this joint publication by UNESCO and Tudor Rose was launched officially during the Budapest Water Summit in October 2013.   Over 100 authors from more than 50 international institutions share their work in water management and cooperation at international,...

 

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Negotiate: Reaching Agreements Over Water

Negotiate: Reaching Agreements Over Water

Source: IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), 2010

Author(s): John Dore, Julia Robinson & Mark Smith

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/08/2014

 

Around the world people are involved in negotiations about water. This is a book for practitioners committed to negotiations which lead to fair agreements about how societies sensibly use water. The book provides ideas, tools and inspiration.   The book recognizes that water negotiation is often complex – socially, economically and environmentally. Too often in East Asia, the...

 

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Conflict Minerals: Stakeholder Options for Responsible Sourcing are Expanding, but More Information on Smelters is Needed

Conflict Minerals: Stakeholder Options for Responsible Sourcing are Expanding, but More Information on Smelters is Needed

Source: United States Government Accountability Office, 2014

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 30/06/2014

 

Since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act) was passed in 2010, relevant U.S. agencies have undertaken various activities related to responsible sourcing of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and adjoining countries. In response to the Act, the Department of State (State) and the U.S. Agency for...

 

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Parks for Peace

Parks for Peace

Source: IUCN WCPA, 1997

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 25/05/2014

 

IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas outlines the Declaration of Principles for peace parks, agreed upon during a conference convened to discuss cases of melding environmental conservation with peacebuilding efforts through transboundary conservation. The Declaration contains messages for national governments and for the international community. It places protected areas firmly in the context of peacemaking and building...

 

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The Shadow Economy in Conflict-Affected Countries

The Shadow Economy in Conflict-Affected Countries

Source: Brigitte Rohwerder, 2013

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 19/05/2014

 

Targeting the shadow economy in conflict-affected contexts is a complex task about which little is known (expert comment). This rapid literature review uncovered little focusing on interventions aimed at incentivising war profiteers to join the legal economy and even less on leveraging the positive social function that shadow economies can provide to conflict-affected populations.   Nevertheless, despite being “a very complex...

 

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Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Beyond Boundaries: Transboundary Natural Resource Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: H. van der Linde, J. Oglethorpe, T. Sandwith, D. Snelson, and Y. Tessema, 2001

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 14/05/2014

 

Interest is rapidly growing in transboundary natural resource management (TBNRM) as a way to improve natural resource management and biodiversity conservation, and promote regional economic development. Many different TBNRM approaches are being undertaken in Africa, producing a rich and extensive body of experience. The purpose of this publication is to present the results of an analysis undertaken...

 

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