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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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Many Ways to Lose a Billion: How Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth

Many Ways to Lose a Billion: How Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth

Source: Publish What You Pay Canada, 2017

Author(s): Don Hubert

Countries: Australia , Canada, Chile, Indonesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Trinidad, Uganda, United States

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/07/2017

 

Countries rich in oil, gas and minerals often fail to secure a fair share of their natural resource wealth. Revenue loss from the extractive sector is particularly significant given the large number of countries that depend on natural resource revenues for a substantial portion of their annual budgets. Companies employ...

 

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¿En qué va la sustitución de cultivos ilícitos? Principales avances, desafíos y propuestas para hacerles frente

¿En qué va la sustitución de cultivos ilícitos? Principales avances, desafíos y propuestas para hacerles frente

What is Substitution of Illicit Crops? Major Advances, Challenges and Proposals to Address Them

Source: Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, 2017

Author(s): Juan Carlos Garzón and José Luis Bernal

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/07/2017

 

En este documento, la FIP monitorea y analiza los principales avances y dificultades del proceso de sustitución, con el fin de proveer información y recomendaciones para los actores directamente involucrados y para la ciudadanía en general. Los contenidos de este reporte se basan en el seguimiento a medios de comunicación,...

 

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The Sendai Framework for Risk Reduction as a Tool for Conflict Prevention

The Sendai Framework for Risk Reduction as a Tool for Conflict Prevention

Source: Social Science Research Council, 2017

Author(s): Sabrina Stein and Colin Walch

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 22/07/2017

 

CPPF’s Sabrina Stein and consultant Colin Walch (Uppsala University) produced a paper titled ““The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction as a tool for conflict prevention.” The paper examines the conflict-disaster risk nexus and tries to identify parallels between the two agendas, arguing that DRR can be an important tool...

 

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Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Source: International Studies Quarterly, 2015

Author(s): Curtis Bell and Scott Wolford

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 22/07/2017

 

Can the discovery of petroleum resources increase the risk of civil conflict even before their exploitation? We argue that it can, but only in poorer states where oil revenues threaten to alter the balance of power between regimes and their opponents, rendering bargains in the present obsolete in the future....

 

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Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Source:  International Interactions, 2016

Author(s): Tim Wegenast

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/07/2017

 

The impact of natural resources on intrastate violence has been increasingly analyzed in the peace and conflict literature. Surprisingly, little quantitative evidence has been gathered on the effects of the resource-ownership structure on internal violence. This article uses a novel data set on oil and natural gas property rights, covering...

 

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