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South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

Source: LANDac, Royal Tropical Institute, 2009

Author(s): Martijn ter Heegde, Thea Hilhorst and Nicholas Porchet

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Gender, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2014

 

Food security depends of secure access to land and water (rainfed or irrigated). In South Sudan most farmers rely on customary tenure systems, but which are stretched by violence, insecurity, refugees and IDP resettlement. New legislation has been developed, which recognizes customary systems, but implementation is slow. Large-scale land acquisitions...

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South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

South Sudan Food Security and Land Governance Factsheet

Source: LANDac, Royal Tropical Institute, 2010

Author(s): Martijn ter Heegde, Thea Hilhorst and Nicholas Porchet

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/10/2014

 

Food security depends of secure access to land and water (rainfed or irrigated). In South Sudan most farmers rely on customary tenure systems, but which are stretched by violence, insecurity, refugees and IDP resettlement. New legislation has been developed, which recognizes customary systems, but implementation is slow. Large-scale land acquisitions...

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Youth Livelihoods, Activism and Extractive Industry in Sierra Leone

Youth Livelihoods, Activism and Extractive Industry in Sierra Leone

Source: University of Bath, British Academy, 2013

Author(s): Roy Maconachie

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 24/09/2014

 

Over the past decade, neoliberal reforms, soaring commodity prices and heightened global resource demands have led to significant growth in extractive industry investment in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A surge of investment has triggered a variety of responses in mineral-rich communities – from outright rejection, to protest over labour conditions, to...

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Maoist Conflict, Community Forestry and Livelihoods: Pro-poor Innovations in Forest Management in Nepal

Maoist Conflict, Community Forestry and Livelihoods: Pro-poor Innovations in Forest Management in Nepal

Source: Journal of Forest and Livelihood, 2009

Author(s): Nirmal K B.K, Ravi K Shrestha, Sudil G Acharya, Abdul S Ansari

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Gender, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/09/2014

 

Violent conflicts are quite often perceived as a destructive and negative phenomenon, and there is little understanding of how they also offer opportunities for a positive change in the society. In particular, little is understood about how violent conflicts and development processes interact and create positive changes in local institutions and practices. This article...

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Land Politics and Conflict in Nepal: Realities and Potentials for Agrarian Transformation

Land Politics and Conflict in Nepal: Realities and Potentials for Agrarian Transformation

Source: Community Self Reliance Centre, 2008

Author(s): Ed. Bishnu Raj Upreti PhD., Sagar Raj Sharma PhD., Jagat Basnet

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/09/2014

 

Land has not only been one of the most contentious topics in thepolitical economy of Nepal over the last fifty years, but it has alsobecome a perennial source of conflict and power struggle.Reformative, transformative and advocacy approaches are oftenfollowed in contemporary land debates. Different land policieshave been introduced during this...

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Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Source: Water Aid in Nepal, 2012

Author(s): Rabin Lal Shrestha

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/09/2014

 

The importance of the rights to water and sanitation in ensuring people’s wellbeingand dignity is increasingly acknowledged globally. These rights are included in theconstitution under draft of Nepal, reflecting a political and financial commitment toincreasing access to water in the country. Empowered local communities are alsomore aware of their rights...

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Building Peace around Water, Land and Food: Policy and Practice for Preventing Conflict

Building Peace around Water, Land and Food: Policy and Practice for Preventing Conflict

Source: Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva, 2013

Author(s): Ellie Roberts and Lynn Finnegan

Countries: Cambodia, Mozambique, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 29/08/2014

 

This paper looks at the need to take a conflict prevention approach to natural resource management, outlining relevant international law and considering useful examples of policy and practice that support equitable and peaceful management of water, land and food. It recognises that the development of appropriate policy is an increasingly...

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Water, Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East

Water, Cooperation and Peace in the Middle East

Source: American University School of International Service, 2013

Author(s): Christina Kehoe, Courtney Owen, Moses Jackson, Heather Speight, Joanna Fischer, Charles Christian, Erin Rosner

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender

Added: 24/08/2014

 

Water, Cooperation, and Peace presents a multidisciplinary study of environmental peacebuilding. The paper’s primary objective is to assess the peacebuilding significance of a cooperative Israeli-Palesti-nian wastewater management initiative between the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES), an Israeli-based environmental organization, and the Palestinian Wastewater Engineers Group (PWEG), a Palestinian-run organization...

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Resettlement and Gender Dimensions of Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

Resettlement and Gender Dimensions of Land Rights in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda

Source: World Development, 2014

Author(s): Sarah Adelmana &Amber Peterman

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Gender, Land

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Evidence shows even low levels of land conflict may undermine land governance and management, constrain agricultural productivity, and serve to perpetuate civil violence. This study estimates the effect of conflict-related displacement experiences on gender-differentiated land outcomes in Northern Uganda. We exploit exogenous variation in displacement to identify impacts on land...

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Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Ecuador, Lebanon, Liberia, Palestine, South Sudan

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 03/04/2014

 

In 2011, NRC embarked on a five-year initiative aiming to increase displaced women’s access to housing, land and property (HLP) rights through international and national advocacy. The project aims to provide well-researched legal, policy and practice recommendations for the humanitarian community, including practitioners, donors, governments and civil society.   The project’s evidence base is drawn from NRC’s...

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