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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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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

 

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‘Climate Borders’ in the Anthropocene: Securitizing Displacements, Migration and Refugees

‘Climate Borders’ in the Anthropocene: Securitizing Displacements, Migration and Refugees

Source: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015

Author(s): Sanjay Chaturvedi and Timothy Doyle

Countries: Bangladesh

Topics: Climate Change, Governance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

At the heart of contemporary, fast multiplying climate-security narratives originating largely (but not entirely) from the global North are the imaginative geographies of millions of impoverished Afro-Asians being uprooted and displaced from their habitat and crossing borders in search of the greener and securer pastures. The latest 5th Assessment Report...

 

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Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Source: European View, 2016

Author(s): Michael Werz and Max Hoffman 

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Most of the refugees arriving in Europe are fleeing civil war and unrest. However, it is important to recognise how the second-order effects of climate change—which can undermine agriculture and increase competition for water and food resources—are contributing to instability and decisions to migrate. While migratory decisions are complex, climate...

 

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Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal, 2015

Author(s): Leonardo Orlando

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

There is a general consensus among experts that water scarcity in the twenty-first century will seriously threaten world peace. As it is essential for virtually all domestic, agricultural and industrial uses, as well as for maintaining ecological balance, water is the fundamental pillar of socioeconomic, cultural, political, and environmental development....

 

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Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Source: International Journal of Conflict Management, 2015

Author(s): Elvira Bobekova

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Purpose – This paper aims to fill the gaps by conducting the first large n study examining the role of third parties in the emergence of river agreements in Asia and Africa during the time period 1948-2007. There is a growing literature on what explains agreements in river disputes. However,...

 

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