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The library is a community-driven collection of analyses, guidance, policy, and other materials submitted by researchers and practitioners on peacebuilding and natural resources. It consists of assessments, case studies, policy briefs, reports, and multimedia content. This section is frequently updated with new materials.

 

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Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Source: International Alert, 2017

Author(s): Jana Naujoks and Robert Barclay

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/01/2018

 

The aim of this report is to provide a conflict-sensitivity analysis of forest governance in Myanmar to inform all stakeholders involved in the negotiations of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) in Myanmar. Drawing on several case studies from across the country, this report seeks...

 

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Do Natural Resources Influence Who Comes to Power, and How?

Do Natural Resources Influence Who Comes to Power, and How?

Source: The Journal of Politics, 2017

Author(s): Maria Carreri and Oeindrila Dube

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Do natural resources impair institutional outcomes? Existing work studies how natural resources influence the behavior of leaders in power. We study how they influence leaders’ rise to power. Our analysis focuses on oil price shocks and local democracy in Colombia, a country mired in civil conflict. We find that when...

 

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Environmental Peacebuilding: Conditions for Success

Environmental Peacebuilding: Conditions for Success

Source: Wilson Center, 2011

Author(s): Alexander Carius

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 21/01/2018

 

This article seeks to systematize the study of environmental cooperation and to define its scope more clearly, by identifying the conditions under which environmental cooperation best facilitates conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and which forms of negotiation or stakeholder participation have been particularly successful. I reviewed and evaluated past experiences experiences...

 

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Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development , 2017

Author(s): Alec Crawford

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Conflict-sensitive conservation (CSC) is conservation programming and implementation that takes into account the causes and impacts of conflict and the actors involved in order to minimize conflict risks and maximize peace-building opportunities. In September 2017, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the IISD hosted a training workshop on CSC in Bukavu, South...

 

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Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2018

Author(s): Jeff D. Colgan

Countries: Greenland, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 18/01/2018

 

How does climate change affect the politics of military bases? The United States alone has hundreds of overseas bases that require continuous coordination with host governments. I argue that climate change can create knock-on environmental problems associated with a base’s infrastructure or waste. Those knock-on problems create a mix of...

 

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