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Natural Resource Conflicts and Conflict Mitigation and Transformation

Natural Resource Conflicts and Conflict Mitigation and Transformation

Source: Peacebuild - The Canadian Peacebuilding Network, 2011

Author(s): Rena Ramkay

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Peacebuild, in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) convened the fifth in a series of six workshops on peacebuilding and conflict prevention policy issues on 30 June 2011 in the CANADEM conference room in Ottawa. The purpose of the workshop series is to exchange...

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Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Natural Resources and Conflict in Sudan: Addressing Environmental Issues in a Post-conflict Situation: The Case of Afghanistan

Source: University of Stellenbosch, 2007

Author(s): François Henri Caas

Countries: Afghanistan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Both Afghanistan and Sudan have experienced extended periods of war and violent conflict. Sudan has been engulfed in a nearly continuous and bitter civil war since independence in 1956. Afghanistan has been in a state of conflict since the Soviet invasion in 1979. Both nations are also among the poorest...

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Natural Resources and Territorial Conflict

Natural Resources and Territorial Conflict

Source: University of North Texas, 2013

Author(s): Christopher Macaulay and Paul R. Hensel

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Studies of interstate territorial conflict have recognized natural resources as one of the elements that makes many territories "salient" or valuable to the claimant states. These studies have generally treated all resources as equivalent, though, with no distinction made between issues based on their value or renewability. We suggest that...

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Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader

Source: University for Peace, 2011

Author(s): Erin McCandless and Tony Karbo

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

Added: 08/10/2017

 

The Africa Programme of the UN–affiliated University for Peace (UPEACE) is pleased to present Peace, Conflict, and Development in Africa: A Reader, another step in the effort to ameliorate Africa’s problem of access to practice- and policy-relevant scholarship and information that addresses the twin challenges of building sustainable peace and...

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Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2007

Author(s): Alfonso Peter Castro and Antonia Engel

Countries: Gambia, Namibia

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

Added: 08/10/2017

 

Many parts of Africa are experiencing increased conflicts over natural resources (see Blench, 1996; Collier and Hoeffler, 2002; Addison, LeBillon and Murshed, 2003; Peters, 2004; Gauset, Whyte and Birch-Thomsen, 2005; and related items in the reference list at the end of this chapter). These tensions involve all social levels, from...

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Conflict Management Processes for Land-Related Conflict

Conflict Management Processes for Land-Related Conflict

Source: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, 2009

Author(s): Serge Loode, Anna Nolan, Anne Brown, and Kevin Clements

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land

Added: 08/10/2017

 

This project is a critical review of published and unpublished literature on formal and informal, indigenous and non-indigenous, conflict prevention, management and dispute resolution processes in the Pacific, with a particular focus on the prevention and resolution of conflicts and disputes over land. Particular focus was given to customary dispute...

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Land of Sorrow: Human Rights Violations at Myanmar’s Myotha Industrial Park

Land of Sorrow: Human Rights Violations at Myanmar’s Myotha Industrial Park

Source: International Federation for Human Rights, 2017

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 03/10/2017

 

Myanmar may soon face a land conflict epidemic as a result of the growing influx of investments and the consequent demand for land, unless laws and policies that adequately address land rights issues are urgently adopted and implemented. The Myotha Industrial Park typifies Myanmar’s current economic development model, which seeks...

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Mapping Hotspots of Climate and Security Vulnerability [Podcast]

Mapping Hotspots of Climate and Security Vulnerability [Podcast]

Source: New Security Beat, 2017

Author(s): Joshua Busby

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/10/2017

 

Maps help us to grasp complex ideas, such as patterns of risk and vulnerability, but the stories they tell can have significant implications. “It’s very difficult to validate that what you’re capturing in the maps is representative of real-world phenomenon,” says Joshua Busby in this week’s “Backdraft” episode, describing his...

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Seasonal Migration and Settlement around Lake Chad: Strategies for Control of Resources in an Increasingly Drying Lake

Seasonal Migration and Settlement around Lake Chad: Strategies for Control of Resources in an Increasingly Drying Lake

Source: Resources, 2017

Author(s): Felix Watang Zieba, Genesis Tambang Yengoh, and Abdouraman Tom

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/10/2017

 

The Lake Chad Basin has for a very long period supported the livelihoods of millions of peoples from the different countries that share this transboundary water resource. Its shrinking over the decades has meant that many of those who depend on it for livelihoods would have to adjust to the...

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Greening Africa's Borderlands: The Symbiotic Politics of Land and Borders in Peace Parks

Greening Africa's Borderlands: The Symbiotic Politics of Land and Borders in Peace Parks

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Maano Ramutsindela

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 01/10/2017

 

This paper probes borderlands as an entry point into an inquiry into the convergence between the politics of land and the politics of borders. Such politics is ascribed to real and imagined attributes of borderlands, including their ethnographies in Africa. I argue that borderlands enable a form of environmentalism that...

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