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Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Source: University of Stellenbosch, 2007

Author(s): François Henri Caas

Countries: Afghanistan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Both Afghanistan and Sudan have experienced extended periods of war and violent conflict. Sudan has been engulfed in a nearly continuous and bitter civil war since independence in 1956. Afghanistan has been in a state of conflict since the Soviet invasion in 1979. Both nations are also among the poorest...

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Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Source: African Development Bank Group, 2014

Author(s): Alimamy Bangura and Yero Baldeh

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Economic Recovery , Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Sierra Leone is committed to mainstreaming inclusive “green” – or environmentally sound— growth into its development pathway, both within the medium and long term. The country’s macroeconomic objectives as outlined in its recently launched 2013-2018 development strategy, the Agenda for Prosperity (A4P), are to achieve broad-based, sustainable, inclusive, green economic...

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Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Source: International Alert, 2016

Author(s): Jana Naujoks

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts. It identifies the risks posed by gender-blind humanitarian programming, the need...

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Timor-Leste's Demographic Challenges for Environment, Peace and Nation Building

Timor-Leste's Demographic Challenges for Environment, Peace and Nation Building

Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 2016

Author(s): Merve Hosgelen and Udoy Saikia

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 07/08/2017

 

Timor-Leste’s nation-building process faces significant demographic challenges because of its current and prospective population dynamics. Based on the 2010 census data this paper projects the demographic structure of Timor-Leste by 2030 and discusses the impact of the same on peace, development and environmental sustainability. This paper projects that Timor-Leste’s population...

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Decoupling National Water Needs for National Water Supplies: Insights and Potential for Countries in the Jordan Basin

Decoupling National Water Needs for National Water Supplies: Insights and Potential for Countries in the Jordan Basin

Source: West Asia-North Africa Institute, 2017

Author(s): Michael Gilmont, Steve Rayner, Erica Harper, Lara Nassar, Nadav Tal, Mike Simpson, and Hilmi Salem

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

This report analyses and compares the water allocation and management experience of Jordan, Palestine and Israel using the lens of economic and resource decoupling to highlight past trends and future potential for jurisdictions in the region to circumvent limits on natural water resources. Like most Middle East economies, Jordan and...

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Natural Resources, Decentralization, and Risk Sharing: Can Resource Booms Unify Nations?

Natural Resources, Decentralization, and Risk Sharing: Can Resource Booms Unify Nations?

Source: Journal of Development Economics, 2016

Author(s): Fidel Perez-Sebastiana and Ohad Raveh

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 18/06/2017

 

Previous studies imply that a positive regional fiscal shock, such as a resource boom, strengthens the desire for separation. In this paper we present a new and opposite perspective. We construct a model of endogenous fiscal decentralization that builds on two key notions: a trade-off between risk sharing and heterogeneity,...

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Integrating Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development Policies in Least Developed Countries

Integrating Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development Policies in Least Developed Countries

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2017

Author(s): Jacob Assa

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Programming

Added: 05/06/2017

 

The least developed countries (LDCs) have recently been referred to as the battleground on which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be won or lost. Figuratively this suggests that the LDCs will serve as a litmus test for meeting the SDGs, but a more literal interpretation might imply that conflicts...

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The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

The Economic Effect of Illegal Political Control on a Population: The Paramilitaries in Colombia's Regions

Source: Universidad de los Andes, 2011

Author(s): Alejandra Jiménez Carvajal, Ana María Ibáñez Londoño, and Oskar Andrés Nupia Martínez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Source: The Sudd Institute, 2017

Author(s): Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai, and Nyathon Hoth Mai

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Land was a key driver of the war between Khartoum and Southern Sudan. The Khartoum government had placed the land and its resources under the state’s control, while the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), which represented the South during the war, argued that the “land belongs to the community” and...

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Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment

Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment

Source: International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability, 2017

Author(s): Onita Das

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Since 1990, at least 18 violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources such as timber, minerals, oil and gas. Sometimes this is caused by environmental damage and the marginalization of local populations who fail to benefit economically from natural resource exploitation. More often it is caused...

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