South America

 

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Explaining Ethnic Mobilization against Resource Extraction: How Collective Action Frames, Motives, and Opportunities Interact

Explaining Ethnic Mobilization against Resource Extraction: How Collective Action Frames, Motives, and Opportunities Interact

Source: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism Journal, 2017

Author(s): Annegret Kuhn

Countries: Bolivia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 12/11/2017

 

The causal mechanisms linking natural resources and ethnic mobilization remain highly contested in the literature. Using novel data generated from interviews with ethnic representatives in Bolivia, the article addresses this research gap by combining a most similar systems design comparison of two local cases with a deviant case analysis. Results...

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Gold Mining in Colombia, Post-War Crime and the Peace Agreement with the FARC

Gold Mining in Colombia, Post-War Crime and the Peace Agreement with the FARC

Source: Third World Thematics, 2017

Author(s): Frédéric Massé and Philippe Le Billon

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements

Added: 22/10/2017

 

Peace negotiations with left-wing insurgent groups have brought hope for a reduction in illegal economic activities in Colombia, including gold mining. We consider the impact of a transition to peace on possible trajectories of post-war crime in the gold sector, focusing on its major conflict-crime connections and responses by government...

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Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Source: Springer Link, 2016

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Although the interconnected issues of gender, climate change and peacebuilding have been high on the international agenda for the past decades, and the interplay between the issues has been researched in pairs (i.e. gender/peacebuilding, gender/climate change, climate change/peacebuilding), there is little research available on the simultaneous interplay of the three....

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Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Resources and Conflict

Source: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos, 2016

Author(s): Federico Aznar Fernández-Montesinos

Countries: Bolivia, Canada, China, Denmark, Morocco, Norway, Russia, Spain, United States

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Los recursos son un factor de conflicto en la medida en que resultan bienes escasos y por tanto suscitan la pugna por su posesión y control añadiéndose a otras causas de conflicto. Resources are a cause of conflict because its scarcity. So, they promote the struggle for its possession and control...

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América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

Latin America: Oil and Conflict -- Past and Present

Source: Escuela Superior de la Administración Pública (ESAP), 2008

Author(s): Luis Humberto Hernández

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 14/08/2017

 

En el actual escenario con ictivo mundial energético presentamos la siguiente re exión sobre la situación petrolera de América Latina a partir de su discurrir pasado y la situación actual. Se ubica inicialmente una breve historia regional del petróleo en el mundo a partir de los hechos fundamentales que le...

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Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: The Effects of Shocks, Uncertainty, and Governance of Non-State Armed Actors

Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: The Effects of Shocks, Uncertainty, and Governance of Non-State Armed Actors

Source: Centro de Estudios sobre Desarrollo Económico, 2014

Author(s): María Alejandra Arias, Ana María Ibáñez, and Andrés Zambrano

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

This paper examines the effect of conflict on agricultural production of small farmers. First, an inter-temporal model of agricultural production is developed, in which the impact of conflict is transmitted through two channels: violent shocks and uncertainty brought about by conflict. The model shows how conflict induces sub-optimal agricultural decisions...

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Monitoring Ecological Change during Rapid Socio-Economic and Political Transitions: Colombian Ecosystems in the Post-Conflict Era

Monitoring Ecological Change during Rapid Socio-Economic and Political Transitions: Colombian Ecosystems in the Post-Conflict Era

Source: Journal of Environmental Science and Policy, 2017

Author(s): Carlos A. Sierra, Miguel Mahecha, Germán Poveda, Esteban Álvarez-Dávila, Víctor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Björn Reu, Hannes Feilhauer, Jesús Anáya, Dolors Armenteras, Ana M. Benavides, Corina Buendia, Álvaro Duque, Lina M. Estupiñan-Suarez, Catalina González, S

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

After more than 50-years of armed conflict, Colombia is now transitioning to a more stable social and political climate due to a series of peace agreements between the government and different armed groups. Consequences of these socio-economic and political changes on ecosystems are largely uncertain, but there is growing concern...

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Geographic Overlaps between Priority Areas for Forest Carbon-Storage Efforts and Those for Delivering Peacebuilding Programs: Implications for Policy Design

Geographic Overlaps between Priority Areas for Forest Carbon-Storage Efforts and Those for Delivering Peacebuilding Programs: Implications for Policy Design

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017

Author(s): Augusto Castro-Nunez, Ole Mertz, and Chrystian C Sosa

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

Of the countries considering national-level policies for incentivizing reductions in forest-based greenhouse gas emissions (REDDþ), some 25 are experiencing (or are emerging from) armedconflicts. It has been hypothesized that the outcomes of the interactions between carbon-storage and peacebuilding efforts could result in either improved or worsened forest conservation and likewise...

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The Mining Enclave of the Cordillera del Condor (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

The Mining Enclave of the Cordillera del Condor (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

Source: Routledge, 2013

Author(s): Gloria Chicaiza and Ivonne Yanez

Countries: Ecuador

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/07/2017

 

Ecological Economics from the Ground Up takes a unique and much-needed bottom-up approach to teaching ecological economics and political ecology, using case studies that focus on a wide range of internationally relevant topics, to teach the principles, concepts, methods and tools of these fields, which are seen as increasingly important in...

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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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