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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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Extractive Industries and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: The Role of Social Accountability

Extractive Industries and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan: The Role of Social Accountability

Source: USIP, 2013

Author(s): Sadaf Lakhani

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 29/11/2015

 

Mining operations in Afghanistan could be an important generator of economic growth for the country, but they also spark conflicts over environmental effects and perceptions that the economic benefits have been distributed unfairly. Local communities, the government, and mining companies would all benefit from mechanisms that focus on transparency and...

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How to Destroy a War Economy

How to Destroy a War Economy

Source: Foreign Policy, 2015

Author(s): John Prendergast

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 25/11/2015

 

Throughout history, war may have been hell, but for small groups of conflict profiteers it has also been very lucrative. Today’s deadliest conflicts in Africa — such as those in Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, northern Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo — are sustained by extraordinary opportunities for...

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Gender and Disasters: Human, Gender and Environmental Security

Gender and Disasters: Human, Gender and Environmental Security

Source: UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), 2008

Author(s): Úrsula Oswald Spring

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender

Added: 25/11/2015

 

The core query in this paper revolves around a few questions concerning the different meanings of nature, environment, disaster, risks, and vulnerability. How is the established Cosmo-vision affecting gender security? Why is this perception a result of thousands of years of identity processes, and how does this perception create and...

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National Agricultural Development Framework (NADF)

Source: Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2015

 

A farmer in Helmand can refuse to grow poppy if agricultural processing provides even one job for one family member.  Families from Samangan can afford to stay at home rather than migrate to crowded cities, if their agricultural productivity is increased and their earnings grow.  Women and children in Bamyan...

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Afghanistan: Agriculture Fact-Sheet

Afghanistan: Agriculture Fact-Sheet

Source: USAID, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2015

 

Agriculture is critical to Afghanistan’s food security and a key driver of economic growth. Sixty percent of Afghans rely on agriculture for their livelihoods and their family’s sustenance. The sector accounts for about 40 percent of Afghanistan’s gross domestic product. Prior to decades of conflict, Afghanistan’s agricultural products earned a...

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