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Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development , 2017

Author(s): Alec Crawford

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Conflict-sensitive conservation (CSC) is conservation programming and implementation that takes into account the causes and impacts of conflict and the actors involved in order to minimize conflict risks and maximize peace-building opportunities. In September 2017, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the IISD hosted a training workshop on CSC in Bukavu, South...

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The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

Source: SB Morgen Intelligence, 2018

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

The escalation in the pastoral conflict between nomadic cattle rearers, who are mainly of the Fulani ethnic group, and farmers from various ethnic groups indigenous to Nigeria’s Middle-Belt has led to the large scale destruction of lives and property in various parts of the country. Attacks by herdsmen, reprisals against...

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Peacebuilding and Pasture Relations in Afghanistan

Peacebuilding and Pasture Relations in Afghanistan

Source: Peacebuilding, 2015

Author(s): Stefan Schutte

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

This article examines the virtue of attempts to local peacebuilding around issues of pasturelands in Afghanistan. It looks at the value of local empirical research that aims to assess local pasture access regimes to inform peacebuilding approaches that build on local custom. Conceptually, it looks at state-society relations in Afghanistan...

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Losing your Land: Dispossession in the Great Lakes

Losing your Land: Dispossession in the Great Lakes

Source: African Issues, 2014

Author(s): An Ansoms and Thea Hilhorst

Countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda

Topics: Land

Added: 15/01/2018

 

Contemporary contestations in the land arena in Africa’s Great Lakes Region are often embedded in long-term historical trajectories in which struggles over land are closely associated with strife and violence. Indeed, the region has for decades been torn by local and regional conflict, war and instability. Today’s peace in central...

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Bougainville: Origins of the Conflict, and Debating the Future of Large-Scale Mining (Chapter in "Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics: Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea")

Bougainville: Origins of the Conflict, and Debating the Future of Large-Scale Mining (Chapter in "Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics: Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea")

Source: ANU Press, 2017

Author(s): Anthony J. Regan

Countries: Papua New Guinea

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land

Added: 08/01/2018

 

The 50-year relationship between large-scale mining (LSM) and locallevel politics in Bougainville has been complex and fraught. Bougainville is the only place in the world where host community violence has resulted in the long-term closure of a large-scale mine. Bougainville Copper Ltd (BCL), a subsidiary of Conzinc RioTinto Australia (CRA),...

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Drivers of Natural Resource-Based Political Conflict

Drivers of Natural Resource-Based Political Conflict

Source: Policy Sciences, 2003

Author(s): Martin Nie

Countries: United States of America

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2018

 

Why are some natural resource-based political conflicts so controversial, acrimonious and intractable? What factors drive these conflicts? And what turns the common political conflict into the high-level, symbolic, and sustained political conflict? This paper conceptualizes the 'drivers' of natural resource-based political conflict in the United States. It examines the dominant...

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Use Environmental Diplomacy to Resolve the Sir Creek Dispute

Use Environmental Diplomacy to Resolve the Sir Creek Dispute

Source: Stimson Center, 2017

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Countries: China, India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/12/2017

 

Thus far, Sir Creek has been primarily viewed as a maritime dispute. However, given the significance of this region and the growing concerns of climate change impacting this vital ecosystem, I propose reconfiguring this dispute as an opportunity for joint environmental conservation and management. Re-framing the Sir Creek dispute as...

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Towards a Multi-scale Approach for an Earth Observation-Based Assessment of Natural Resource Exploitation in Conflict Regions

Towards a Multi-scale Approach for an Earth Observation-Based Assessment of Natural Resource Exploitation in Conflict Regions

Source: Geocarto International Journal, 2016

Author(s): Elisabeth Schoepfer, Kristin Spröhnle, Olaf Kranz, Xavier Blaes, Jan Kolomaznik, Filip Hilgert, Tomas Bartalos, and Thomas Kemper

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 20/12/2017

 

The exploitation of resources, if not properly managed, can lead to spoiling natural habitats as well as to threatening people’s health, livelihoods and security. The paper discusses a multi-scale Earth observation-based approach to provide independent information related to exploitation activities of natural resources for countries which are experiencing armed conflict....

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Forest Ownership Conflict between a Local Community and the State: A Case Study in Dharmasraya, Indonesia

Forest Ownership Conflict between a Local Community and the State: A Case Study in Dharmasraya, Indonesia

Source: Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2017

Author(s): A. Mutolib, Yonariza, Mahdi, and H. Ismono

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/12/2017

 

Forest ownership conflict in Production Forest Management Unit (PFMU) Dharmasraya, West Sumatra occurs due to legal pluralism in forest ownership. The local community claims the forest as tanah ulayat (communal land) but the state claims the forest as state land. Due to this legal pluralism, forest grabbing by the local...

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Mitigating Tensions over Land Conversion in Papua, Indonesia

Mitigating Tensions over Land Conversion in Papua, Indonesia

Source: Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies Journal, 2016

Author(s): Mochamad Indrawan, Julian Caldecott, Ermayanti

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/12/2017

 

In the south of the biodiversity-rich Indonesian province of Papua, a large agricultural program is planned for the districts around Merauke, with the ostensible aim of helping to meet Indonesia's food requirements. Questions arise over the scheme's compliance with national laws and sustainability policies, as well as its likely impacts...

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