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There are 55 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Promoting Equal Partnerships in Afghan Agriculture

Source: UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2015

 

Boosting the position of women as equal partners in the agricultural industry is the aim of a new national strategy that is part of a larger Afghan-UN development project. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations recently launched a...

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Demographic Resilience: Linking Population Dynamics, the Environment, and Security

Demographic Resilience: Linking Population Dynamics, the Environment, and Security

Source: SAIS Review of International Affairs, 2015

Author(s): Roger-Mark De Souza

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Gender

Added: 25/07/2015

 

Demographic trends are important among the range of factors that motivate or deter political instability. Over the past several decades, countries with very young age structures—those in which at least 60 percent of the population is younger than thirty years of age—have been much more likely to experience outbreaks of...

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Natural Resources and Gender in Conflict Settings

Natural Resources and Gender in Conflict Settings

Source: Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2015

Author(s): Holly Dunn and Richard Matthew

Topics: Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Over the past fifty years, analyses of world affairs have been steadily enriched by thinking through the core issues of justice and ethics, trade and development, and violent conflict and peace from the perspectives of gender and the environment. In large measure, these perspectives have developed independently of each other,...

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Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Gender-Sensitivity in Natural Resource Management in Cote d'Ivoire and Sudan

Source: Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 2015

Author(s): Adrienne Stork, Cassidy Travis, and Silja Halle

Countries: Ivory Coast, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/07/2015

 

Over the past decade, a wide body of scholarship has emerged on the relationship between violent conflict and natural resources. As this research unequivocally demonstrates, inequitable rights and access to natural resources are a significant contributing factor to many of the most protracted conflicts in the world today, including those...

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Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Weather Shocks and Violence against Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Center for Effective Global Action, 2015

Author(s): Sara Cools, Martin Flatø, and Andreas Kotsadam

Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender

Added: 27/06/2015

 

This study uses variation in rainfall to study how extreme shocks to income affect intimate partner violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. It finds that women experiencing a recent drought are more likely to have been abused during the last year. Though these weather shocks happen randomly, their spatial correlation likely causes...

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Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Men and Women as Conservation Partners in Conflict Settings

Source: Routledge, 2015

Author(s): Brittany Ajroud, Kame Westerman, and Janet Edmond

Countries: Liberia, Timor-Leste

Topics: Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/06/2015

 

From the forests of Central and Western Africa to the river systems of the Amazon Basin, many of the world’s most critical ecosystems are located in fragile and conflict-affected settings. It is in these places, where natural resources intersect with violence, instability, and community unrest, that conservationists take on the...

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Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Source: University of Bath, 2014

Author(s): Roy Maconachie

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 01/06/2015

 

Dr. Roy Maconachie from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath investigates the role of artisanal mining in post-war Sierra Leone.

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Women and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Women and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Source: United Nations Environment Programme , 2009

Author(s): United Nations Environment Programme

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/01/2015

 

Afghanistan is a beautiful country with a rich history. Today it faces enormous challenges. Afghanistan’s terrain is mountainous, dry, and subject to extreme droughts and devastating floods. Decades of conflict coupled with abuse, overexploitation and mismanagement of its natural resources have decimated its forests, degraded its rangelands and wetlands, and greatly...

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Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Afghanistan: Findings on Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Water and Sanitation

Source: Chr. Michelsen Institute , 2005

Author(s): Holger Munsch, Daud Saba, Sadiqa Basiri, Merete Taksdal, Sarah Grey, Richard Ellert

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/12/2014

 

The Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI) (Lead agency), Copenhagen Development Consultants (Copenhagen DC) and the German Association of Development Consultants (AGEG) undertook during 2005 a multi-donor evaluation of the emergency and reconstruction aid that had been provided to Afghanistan between 2001 to early 2005, on behalf of Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United...

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Environmental Conflicts and Women’s Vulnerability in Africa

Environmental Conflicts and Women’s Vulnerability in Africa

Source: African Journal on Conflict Resolution, 2010

Author(s): Edwin C. Perry, Cheryl Potgieter and Urmilla Bob

Topics: Gender

Added: 17/11/2014

 

This article examines environmental conflicts and women’s vulnerability in Africa. Environmental resources are critical to poor women’s productive and reproductive lives in Africa. Environmental resources diversify livelihoods and are key to the survival strategies women adopt. Environmental conflicts are of concern in several parts of Africa and they have gendered...

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