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Conflicts over Land in the Niger River Delta Region of Mali

Conflicts over Land in the Niger River Delta Region of Mali

Source: University of Groningen, 2008

Author(s): Pato Daniel Kaboré

Countries: Mali

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The presence of competing stakeholders for more and more limited resources in the inland delta of the Niger River of Mali, gives rise to conflicts. The causes to the environmental degradation which generates or exacerbates such conflicts have been studied from different perspectives by scientists of a range of disciplines...

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Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Source: UN General Assembly, 2017

Author(s): UN Secretary-General

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/09/2017

 

The world is not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Scarce and unsustainably managed natural resources, combined with insecure and uneven tenure rights for smallholders, are severely affecting vulnerable populations in rural areas. Climate change, drought, political instability and conflict are threats to food security in many...

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Conflict Management over Contested Natural Resources: A Case Study of Pasture, Forest and Irrigation in South Wello, Ethiopia

Conflict Management over Contested Natural Resources: A Case Study of Pasture, Forest and Irrigation in South Wello, Ethiopia

Source: Department of Sociology and Social Administration, Addis Ababa University, 2003

Author(s): Alula Pankhurst

Countries: Ethiopia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

Pankhurst explores natural resource conflict management processes during the past century in South Wello, Ethiopia. The study examines how local groups and external agents, including officials and landowners, managed conflicts over communal pasture, forests and water for irrigation. Local, informal dispute settlement fora still operate. However, state institutions increasingly control...

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15 Years of Environmental Peacebuilding [Audio]

Source: The Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Sreya Panuganti

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

Fifteen years ago, Ken Conca and Geoff Dabelko released Environmental Peacemaking. At the time, researchers were exploring how environmental degradation could catalyze conflict, but the potential for environmental cooperation had been largely neglected. They found the potential for the environment to be a point of engagement and reconciliation existed around...

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Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Source: The Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Benjamin Dills

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

“Water scarcity is a nightmare scenario that is all too real and all but inevitable in Pakistan,” says Michael Kugelman, deputy director of the Wilson Center’s Asia Program, in this week’s podcast. Pakistan faces the intersecting challenges of population growth, inefficient infrastructure and policies, deep societal inequality, and climate change,...

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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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