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There are 266 items related to South America. Items are listed by date added.

 

Conflicts Over Natural Resources in the Global South

Conflicts Over Natural Resources in the Global South

Source: Maarten Bavinck, Lorenzo Pellegrini & Erik Mostert, Eds. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, 2014

Countries: Asia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/02/2014

 

Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South: Conceptual Approaches is a joint publication of the CoCooN research programme. It presents the conceptual approaches of all the interdisciplinary CoCooN projects, ranging from green criminology and political ecology to institutional analysis, legal pluralism and identity politics. The contributors to this volume leave...

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Greening in the Red Zone

Greening in the Red Zone

Source: Keith G. Tidball and Marianne E. Krasny , 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Germany , Guatemala, Kenya, Korea, Liberia, Netherlands

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/02/2014

 

‘Greening in the red zone’ refers to post-catastrophe, community-based stewardship of nature, and how these often spontaneous, local stewardship actions serve as a source of social-ecological resilience in the face of severe hardship. In this introductory chapter, we provide the reader with the fundamentals needed to understand our argument for...

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Guidance Note: Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Guidance Note: Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Source: UNDP, 2013

Countries: Bangladesh, Honduras, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 17/01/2014

 

Focussing on urgent post-crisis assistance, this guidance note provides practical advice to UNDP Country Offices on how to plan, design and implement a short-term project that swiftly links governments and communities in the assessment, repair and reconstruction of essential community infrastructure such as local roads, bridges, irrigation canals, schools, health...

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Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Source: Lorenzo Cotula (IIED), 2013

Countries: Cambodia, Chad, El Salvador, Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, Peru, Philippines

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

This handbook is about how to use law to make foreign investment work for sustainable development. It aims to provide a rigorous yet accessible analysis of the law regulating foreign investment in low and middle-income countries – what this law is, how it works, and how to use it most...

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The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities

The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities

Source: UNEP & UNDP, 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Nepal, Uganda

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/12/2013

 

States, intergovernmental organizations and other partners need to step up efforts to better integrate natural resource management into post-conflict reintegration programmes, according to this UN report. The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities stresses that natural resources - which, in many conflict-affected...

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Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Source: UNDP, 2012

Countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, Haiti, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liberia, Nepal, Somalia, South Sudan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia

Topics: Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2013

 

Based upon an extensive stocktaking of UNDP’s experience in crisis affected contexts, Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract provides insights on new approaches to governance promotion, analysis and programming adapted to the 21st century challenges of fragility. Relying on interviews with policy makers, partners and programme staff this publication...

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Collective Action for Managing Natural Resources

Collective Action for Managing Natural Resources

Source: Helle  Munk  Ravnborg,  Maria  del  Pilar  Guerrero  &  Olaf Westermann (DANIDA and IDRC), 2004

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The manual offers methodological tools that help to foster dialogue on natural resource management in a given area. It points out strategies to facilitate dialogue and ways to integrate stakeholders. The manual gives detailed practical advice that helps the practitioner with initiating and supporting a process towards integrated wealth management.

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Decentralized Governance of Natural Resources

Decentralized Governance of Natural Resources

Source: UNDP, 2006

Countries: Bolivia, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan

Topics: Governance, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The publication focuses on lessons learned about risks, constraints and opportunities in the decentralization process, and on the best approaches and practices from the various countries and regions. It also looks at capacity needs for effective decentralization and experiences gained in fiscal decentralization, a necessary source of funding for local...

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Renewable Natural Resources:  Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Renewable Natural Resources: Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Source: Sandra Ruckstuhl (World Bank), 2009

Countries: Afghanistan, Ecuador, Nigeria, Palestine

Topics: Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This paper explores how a “conflict and violence sensitive” framework in project assessment, design and implementation facilitates early identification and mitigation of negative consequences of competition and dispute, and promotes sustainable development over the longer term. It discusses the role of renewable resources in perpetuating conflict and violence, and distills...

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Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Source: Global Witness, 2010

Countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Uganda

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The will and the capacity of the United Nations (UN) and Member States to deal with natural resource-fuelled conflicts is weak. In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), civilians die on a daily basis because of a war that is stoked by the international trade in minerals. The conflict’s economic dimension...

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