Economic Recovery

 

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Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Source: Natural Resources, 2016

Author(s): Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad, and Sarah Kettenmann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 23/05/2016

 

Extractive industries can provide great opportunities for post-conflict peacebuilding in resourcerich countries by providing revenue to finance reconstruction and set the economy back on track. However, the process of resource extraction often poses challenges for peacebuilding. This article first explains the various challenges that valuable natural resources can pose in...

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High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

High and Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

Source: World Bank Group, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 15/05/2016

 

The impacts of climate change will be channeled primarily through the water cycle, with consequences that could be large and uneven across the globe. Water-related climate risks cascade through food, energy, urban, and environmental systems. Growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will converge upon a world where the demand...

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Post-Conflict Recovery in Africa: An Agenda for the Africa Region

Post-Conflict Recovery in Africa: An Agenda for the Africa Region

Source: World Bank, 2002

Author(s): Serge Michailof, Marcus Kostner, and Xavier Devictor

Topics: Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Programming

Added: 09/05/2016

 

Understanding the causes of conflicts is critical to stopping and preventing war. The causes may be complex and country specific, and may involve long-term and short-term issues. The decision to intervene in a complex post-conflict situation raises difficult, sensitive questions for the Bank. The paper first outlines key features of...

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Post-Conflict Peace-Building in Africa: The Challenges of Socio-Economic Recovery and Development

Post-Conflict Peace-Building in Africa: The Challenges of Socio-Economic Recovery and Development

Source: World Bank, 2004

Author(s): Chukwuma Obidegwu

Topics: Economic Recovery

Added: 09/05/2016

 

The policy objectives in a typical post-war economy would be to restore and maintain peace, improve security, prevent the renewal of war, facilitate rapid socio-economic recovery, and start to build the institutional framework favorable to development and sustained poverty reduction. Socio-economic recovery and poverty reduction are important elements of building...

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Divididos Ambientales de la Paz – Oportunidades para Constuir una Paz Sostenible

Divididos Ambientales de la Paz – Oportunidades para Constuir una Paz Sostenible

Divided Environmental Peace - Opportunities to Build a Sustainable Peace

Source: Departamento National de Planeción Colombia, 2016

Author(s): Simón Gaviria Muños

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/05/2016

 

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Curse or Blessing? Natural Resources and Human Development

Curse or Blessing? Natural Resources and Human Development

Source: José Pinea and Francisco Rodríguez, 2010

Author(s): UNDP

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance

Added: 06/03/2016

 

This paper argues against a natural resource curse for human development. We find evidence that changes in human development from 1970 to 2005, proxied by changes in the Human Development Index, are positively and significantly correlated with natural resource abundance. While our results are consistent with those of other authors...

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War Economies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Identifying a Weak Link

War Economies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Identifying a Weak Link

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2006

Author(s): Kaysie Brown

Countries: Angola, Cambodia, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/01/2016

 

While the international community has in the last several years appreciated the close links between conflict and natural resource exploitation, current efforts to transform war economies in post-conflict peacebuilding fall short of the goal. This article charts the pervasive effects of war economies – and specifically lootable resources such as...

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Palma de Aceite y Desplazamiento Forzado en Zona Bananera: “Trayectorias” entre Recursos Naturales y Conflicto

Palma de Aceite y Desplazamiento Forzado en Zona Bananera: “Trayectorias” entre Recursos Naturales y Conflicto

Oil Palm and Forced Displacement in Zona Bananera: “Pathways” between Natural Resources and Conflict

Source: Revista Colombia Internacional, 2008

Author(s): Juanita Goebertus Estrada

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/01/2016

 

This article describes the mechanisms through which the transition from banana to oil palm plantations in Zona Bananera, Magdalena, has been influential in forced displacement. Therefore it adds to the debate about the paths between resources and conflict in the literature on political economy of internal armed conflicts. The outcome...

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Consideraciones ambientales para la construcción de una paz territorial estable, duradera y sostenible en Colombia- insumos para la discusión

Consideraciones ambientales para la construcción de una paz territorial estable, duradera y sostenible en Colombia- insumos para la discusión

Environmental Considerations for Building a Territorial Peace, Stable, Lasting and Sustainable in Colombia: Inputs for Discussion

Source: Naciones Unidas Colombia, 2014

Countries: Colombia

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

Added: 07/12/2015

 

La gran paradoja del posacuerdo y del proceso de construcción de paz, puede ser la de sus implicaciones en el medio ambiente del país. De la incorporación de consideraciones de sostenibilidad ambiental en la planificación e implementación de los acuerdos, dependerá que la construcción de paz se convierta en una...

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Building for the Longterm: Avoiding the Resource Curse in Afghanistan

Building for the Longterm: Avoiding the Resource Curse in Afghanistan

Source: Global Witness, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 29/11/2015

 

Afghanistan’s natural resources offer both hope and risk. Many people look to mining and oil to drive development as the international presence winds down. But the experience of resource-rich countries around the world shows the serious danger that, without transparency and proper regulation, extraction can easily fuel corruption and conflict...

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