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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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Forest Governance and Post-conflict Peace in Liberia: Emerging Contestation and Opportunities for Change?

Forest Governance and Post-conflict Peace in Liberia: Emerging Contestation and Opportunities for Change?

Source: Extractive Industries and Society, 2014

Author(s): Michael D. Beevers

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/10/2015

 

International peacebuilders intervened in post-conflict Liberia to influence the direction of forest governance. Peacebuilders promoted reforms designed to ensure that timber revenues could no longer fuel violence and serve as a catalyst for post-conflict reconstruction. These reforms have been contentious, and have not progressed as expected. The anticipated revenue, employment...

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Report on UNCTAD Assistance to the Palestinian People: Developments in the Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Report on UNCTAD Assistance to the Palestinian People: Developments in the Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2015

Countries: Gaza, Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery

Added: 28/09/2015

 

In 2014, the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory witnessed the first recession since 2006 and the second consecutive decline in gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. In addition, the number of Israeli settlers has quadrupled since the Oslo Accords in 1993 and 1995; presently they outnumber Palestinians in Area...

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Mining for Sustainable Growth in Afghanistan

Mining for Sustainable Growth in Afghanistan

Source: World Bank, 2010

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 02/08/2015

 

The overarching objective behind the World Bank's involvement in extractive industries is to facilitate the industries' contribution to poverty alleviation and economic growth by promoting good governance and sustainable development.The exploitation of mineral resources provides developing countries with considerable opportunities for economic development - but it also involves trade-offs with...

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Conflicto por el Uso de la Tierra: Nueva expresiones de la Conflictividad Agraria en Guatemala

Conflicto por el Uso de la Tierra: Nueva expresiones de la Conflictividad Agraria en Guatemala

Conflict over Land Use: New Expresions of the Agrarian Conflict in Guatemala

Source: Universidad Rafael Landivar, 2009

Author(s): Juan Carlos Martínez Aniorte and Claudia Villagrán García

Countries: Guatemala

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

Added: 18/07/2015

 

Investigar la conflictividad de la tierra en Guatemala es explorar las entrañas de su historia y las relaciones sociales que nos han conformado como país. Los productos de la tierra han sido eje de la economía desde el comienzo de la historia de Guatemala; su acceso y dominio han sido...

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Lake Tanganyika Fisheries in Post-Conflict Democratic Republic of Congo

Lake Tanganyika Fisheries in Post-Conflict Democratic Republic of Congo

Source: Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 2014

Author(s): MartinVan der Knaap, D. Manara Kamitenga, L. Ngoie Many, A. Esube Tambwe, and G.J. De Graaf

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Since the first regional lakewide fisheries frame survey on Lake Tanganyika in 1995, no fisheries census was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo and therefore the results of the second lakewide frame survey in 2011 should be studied intensively as numerous changes took place in the region in general...

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