Dispute Resolution/Mediation

 

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The Politics of Justification: Newspaper Representations of Environmental Conflict between Fishers and the Oil Industry in Mexico

The Politics of Justification: Newspaper Representations of Environmental Conflict between Fishers and the Oil Industry in Mexico

Source: Environmental Values, 2017

Author(s): Liina-Maij Quist and Pia Rinne

Countries: Mexico

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/12/2017

 

Media representations of environmental conflicts between companies and communities play an important role in influencing ideas about the rightful exploitation of natural resources. This article examines local newspapers' representations of fishers' claims over resource access in a conflict between fishers and the oil industry in Tabasco, Mexico. Our analysis is...

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Conflicts in Natural Resource Management – Examples from Community Forestry

Conflicts in Natural Resource Management – Examples from Community Forestry

Source: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Agrarökonomie, 2006

Author(s): Dharam R. Upetry

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 30/11/2017

 

People everywhere compete for natural resources they need or want to ensure their livelihoods. Such competition for use and access over natural resources result in conflicts. Conflicts also emerge from differing cultural values, social norms and sanctions connected to access over natural resources. Community Forestry is the collective action of...

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“Just Women” Is Not Enough: Towards a Gender-Relational Approach to Water and Peacebuilding

“Just Women” Is Not Enough: Towards a Gender-Relational Approach to Water and Peacebuilding

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Janpeter Schilling, Rebecca Froese, and Jana Naujoks

Countries: Kenya, Nepal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/11/2017

 

Gender is a topic that every large development and peacebuilding organisation mainstreams in its programming. However, often “gender” implies a focus on women. We argue that this is not enough to utilise the full potential of a meaningful and effective integration of gender in specific projects, particularly in the peacebuilding...

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The Role of Women in Transboundary Water Dispute Resolution

The Role of Women in Transboundary Water Dispute Resolution

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Lynette de Silva, Jennifer C. Veilleux, and Marian J. Neal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/11/2017

 

Within decision-driven organisations that address water management and conflict mediation, there is much to be learnt about the role of women. At the provincial organisational levels, women’s participation in water management decision-making processes is more prevalent, while there is a gender disparity at the higher levels of the governing domain....

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Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Source: Forest and Society, 2017

Author(s): Larry A. Fisher, Yeon-Su Kim, Sitti Latifah, and Madani Makarom

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Recent expansion of the forestry and plantation sectors in Indonesia has intensified agrarian and natural resource conflicts, and created increased awareness of the social, economic and environmental impacts of these disputes. Addressing these disputes is a critical issue in advancing Indonesia’s commitment to sustainable forest management. The Forest Management Units...

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Diplomatic Water Cooperation: The Case of Sino-India Dispute over Brahmaputra

Diplomatic Water Cooperation: The Case of Sino-India Dispute over Brahmaputra

Source: International Environmental Agreements, 2017

Author(s): Lei Xie and Shaofeng Jia

Countries: China, India

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

This article adopts the case study of resource management dispute over the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers (GBM) that cross national boundaries between China, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and India. Sino-Indian diplomatic initiatives over the GBM give rise to a complex and unbalanced geographical situation, which presents the need to seek...

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An Ultimatum Game Theory Based Approach for Basin Scale Water Allocation Conflict Resolution

An Ultimatum Game Theory Based Approach for Basin Scale Water Allocation Conflict Resolution

Source: Water Resource Management, 2017

Author(s): Ershad Oftadeh, Mojtaba Shourian, and Bahram Saghafian

Countries: Iran

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

Increasing water consumption via competitive demands has resulted in serious water conflicts and the subsequent environmental crisis in the Gavkhouni Watershed with the Gavkhouni swamp in the most downstream located in the central part of Iran. In this research, a two-player ultimatum game theory approach is adopted to not only...

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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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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Source: UN Security Council, 2017

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 06/11/2017

 

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2352 (2017), in which the Council requested to be informed of progress in implementing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and to have any serious violations of all applicable agreements brought...

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Science Diplomacy and Dispute Management in the South China Sea (Chapter in "Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface")

Science Diplomacy and Dispute Management in the South China Sea (Chapter in "Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface")

Source: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

Author(s): James Borton

Countries: Brunei, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance

Added: 29/10/2017

 

This volume takes readers beneath the surface of the South China Sea by exploring critical but under-researched issues related to the maritime territorial disputes. It draws attention to the importance of private sector, civil society, and subnational actors’ roles in the disputes and sheds light on key policy issues that...

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