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Food Security, Sustaining Peace and Gender Equality: Conceptual Framework and Future Directions

Food Security, Sustaining Peace and Gender Equality: Conceptual Framework and Future Directions

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

The main objective of this study is to generate knowledge and make meaningful, evidence-based and actionable recommendations to governments and other stakeholders, particularly international organizations and FAO staff, on the nexus between supporting food and nutrition security, building peace and stability, and striving for gender equality. To this end, the...

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Droughts, Land Appropriation, and Rebel Violence in the Developing World

Droughts, Land Appropriation, and Rebel Violence in the Developing World

Source: Journal of Politics, 2017

Author(s): Ore Koren, Benjamin Bagozzi, and Bumba Mukherjee

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Scholars note that rebel atrocities against civilians often arise within rural areas in the developing world. This characterization is not far-fetched, and recent data show that rebel atrocities do predominately occur within rural agricultural regions. Yet the frequency of such incidents also varies substantially across different agricultural regions and years....

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Socio-Environmental Conflicts on Hydropower: The São Luiz do Tapajós Project in Brazil

Socio-Environmental Conflicts on Hydropower: The São Luiz do Tapajós Project in Brazil

Source: Environmental Science and Policy Journal, 2017

Author(s): Christoph Ernst Emil Hess and Eva Fenrich

Countries: Brazil

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Economic expansion and related resource and infrastructure needs provoke an increase of socio-environmental conflicts worldwide, and methodologies for their comprehensive analysis and understanding are necessary. The present paper suggests a methodology for the analysis of socio-environmental conflicts on hydropower, developed from a case study on the São Luiz do Tapajós...

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Population Growth, Environmental Degradation, and State-Sponsored Violence: The Case of Kenya, 1991-93

Population Growth, Environmental Degradation, and State-Sponsored Violence: The Case of Kenya, 1991-93

Source: International Security, 1998

Author(s): Colin Kahl

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land

Added: 13/09/2017

 

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How Conflict Affects Land Use: Agricultural Activity in Areas Seized by the Islamic State

How Conflict Affects Land Use: Agricultural Activity in Areas Seized by the Islamic State

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017

Author(s): L. Eklund, M. Degerald, M. Brandt, A. Prishchepov, and P. Pilesjö

Countries: Iraq, Syria

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Socio-economic shocks, technogenic catastrophes, and armed conflicts often have drastic impacts on local and regional food security through disruption of agricultural production and food trade, reduced investments, and deterioration of land and infrastructure. Recently, more research has focused on the effects of armed conflict on land systems, but still little...

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Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Source: Land Use Policy, 2016

Author(s): Andreas Scheba and O. Sarobidy Rakotonarivo

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

In this paper we use the lens of political ecology to shed light on the causes and effects of pro-poor REDD+ induced land use conflicts. We build our study on recent theoretical work on territorialisation in nature conservation to analyse the conflicts and outcomes of the TFCG/Mjumita REDD+ project in...

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The Politics of Displacement-Related Land Conflict in Yei River County, South Sudan

The Politics of Displacement-Related Land Conflict in Yei River County, South Sudan

Source: The Journal of Modern African Studies, 2016

Author(s): Peter Justin; Mathijs van Leeuwen

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Drawing on empirical evidence from Yei River County in South Sudan, this paper argues that, rather than a temporary phenomenon, displacement may lead to a drastic reorganisation of land occupation and governance. Such reorganisation may become strongly connected to broader political contention. In the case of Yei, existing legal frameworks...

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Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Source: Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2017

Author(s): Esteve Corbera, Carol Hunsberger, and Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, and particularly over the past decade, we have witnessed a proliferation of land-related initiatives being globally promoted in response to the climate change “problem”. Some of these have been specifically designed and implemented to respond to decisions adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Source: Lund University, 2014

Author(s): Ulf Johansson Dahre

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The 12th SIRC conference on the Horn of Africa was held in Lund, August 23-25, 2013. The conference focused on the issue of natural resources, peace and conflict. The main objective of the conference was to provide a forum for those engaged in this issue and bring the agonizing and...

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Natural Resource Conflicts in North-Central Nigeria

Natural Resource Conflicts in North-Central Nigeria

Source: Mandaras Publishing, 2004

Author(s): Roger Blench

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

West Africa in general and Nigeria in particular has experienced a considerable increase in natural resource conflict since the beginnings of the 1990s. Of particular concern are the clashes between farmers and pastoralists, especially in wetland areas. This has come about because the full potential of wetland areas has begun...

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