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The Multifaceted Relationship between Land and Violent Conflict: The Case of Apaa Evictions in Amuru District, Northern Uganda

The Multifaceted Relationship between Land and Violent Conflict: The Case of Apaa Evictions in Amuru District, Northern Uganda

Source: African Studies Centre Leiden, 2016

Author(s): Doreen Nancy Kobusingye, Mathijs van Leeuwen, and Han van Dijk

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 18/08/2017

 

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Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Source: International Political Science Review, 2016

Author(s): Nicole George

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Programming

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Efforts to adopt provisions of the United Nations Women, Peace and Security agenda in local policy contexts are often hailed enthusiastically by gender advocates as a transformative development. But closer scrutiny of these localisation efforts may reveal something different. This article draws on theories of feminist institutionalism to examine the...

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Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Source: The University of Queensland , 2017

Author(s): Mirza Sadaqat Huda

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 17/08/2017

 

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Factors of Success and Failure for Transboundary Environmental Cooperation: Projects in the Gulf of Aqaba

Factors of Success and Failure for Transboundary Environmental Cooperation: Projects in the Gulf of Aqaba

Source: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 2017

Author(s): Michelle E. Portman and Yael Teff-Seker

Countries: Israel, Jordan

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/08/2017

 

After signing a peace accord in 1994, joint projects were initiated between Israel and Jordan aimed at enhancing environmental protection and resource management. This paper discusses the Red Sea Dead Sea Canal, the Eilat-Aqaba Municipal Cooperation initiative, the Joint Oil Spill Contingency Plan and the Red Sea Marine Peace Park...

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The Complexity of Resource Governance in a Context of State Fragility: The Case of Eastern DRC

The Complexity of Resource Governance in a Context of State Fragility: The Case of Eastern DRC

Source: International Alert/IPIS, 2010

Author(s): Jeroen Cuvelier

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 16/08/2017

 

A host of publications over the last decade have highlighted the important role played by artisanal and small-scale mining of coltan, gold and cassiterite in the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), yet there is still little awareness of the modus operandi of the various actors involved...

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Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Source: World Water Council, 2004

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Ang Ming Chee

Countries: Malaysia, Thailand

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

This paper argues that different political structures use different conflict management mechanisms to manage opposition to large hydro projects. Conflicts over the Pak Mun Dam, Thailand (a liberal democracy), and the Bakun Dam, Malaysia (a semi-authoritarian state), are the cases selected for comparison. The export oriented, fast industrialization process brought...

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Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Source: School of Economics, The University of Queensland, 2003

Author(s): Clevo Wilson and Clem Tisdell

Countries: Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

The existence of natural resources has given rise to conflicts in many parts of the world (cf. Klare, 2001a,b; Homer-Dixon, 1999; Ghee and Valencia, 1990). As the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987, p.290) points out, “nations have often fought to assert or resist control over war materials, energy...

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América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

Latin America: Oil and Conflict -- Past and Present

Source: Escuela Superior de la Administración Pública (ESAP), 2008

Author(s): Luis Humberto Hernández

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 14/08/2017

 

En el actual escenario con ictivo mundial energético presentamos la siguiente re exión sobre la situación petrolera de América Latina a partir de su discurrir pasado y la situación actual. Se ubica inicialmente una breve historia regional del petróleo en el mundo a partir de los hechos fundamentales que le...

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Monitoring Ecological Change during Rapid Socio-Economic and Political Transitions: Colombian Ecosystems in the Post-Conflict Era

Monitoring Ecological Change during Rapid Socio-Economic and Political Transitions: Colombian Ecosystems in the Post-Conflict Era

Source: Journal of Environmental Science and Policy, 2017

Author(s): Carlos A. Sierra, Miguel Mahecha, Germán Poveda, Esteban Álvarez-Dávila, Víctor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Björn Reu, Hannes Feilhauer, Jesús Anáya, Dolors Armenteras, Ana M. Benavides, Corina Buendia, Álvaro Duque, Lina M. Estupiñan-Suarez, Catalina González, S

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

After more than 50-years of armed conflict, Colombia is now transitioning to a more stable social and political climate due to a series of peace agreements between the government and different armed groups. Consequences of these socio-economic and political changes on ecosystems are largely uncertain, but there is growing concern...

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Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Source: Climate Change and African Political Stability, 2013

Author(s): Cullen S. Hendrix and Stephan Haggard

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Though only 15 percent of world food production is traded on international markets, prices for the remaining 85 percent – which circulates in local, regional, and national markets – are increasingly aligned with world prices. Local climate conditions in major exporting countries can thus have dramatic effects on food prices...

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