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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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Ecotourism, Environmental Preservation and Conflicts over Natural Resources

Ecotourism, Environmental Preservation and Conflicts over Natural Resources

Source: Horizontes Antropológicos, 2003

Author(s): Michael Kent

Countries: Brazil

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Ecotourism has profound social impacts through the transformations it generates in the distribution of access to natural resources. At the heart of this transformation stands the paradox of ecotourism: it exploits natural environments while at the same time depending on their preservation. As a result, ecotourism has increasingly become articulated...

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Put out to Pasture -- War, Oil and the Decline of Misseriyya Humr Pastoralism in Sudan

Put out to Pasture -- War, Oil and the Decline of Misseriyya Humr Pastoralism in Sudan

Source: Overseas Development Institute, 2009

Author(s): Sara Pantuliano, Omer Egemi, Babo Fadlalla, Mohammed Farah, and Mohammed Elamin Abdelgadir

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

This report presents the findings of a study into the current evolution of Misseriyya livelihoods commissioned by the UK Department for International Development upon request from UNMIS and UNRCSO Abyei. The study was conducted by a fiveperson team comprising one Arabic-speaking, international researcher with extensive knowledge of Sudan and pastoralism...

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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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Conflict over Access to Land & Water Resources within Sub-Saharan Dry Lands

Conflict over Access to Land & Water Resources within Sub-Saharan Dry Lands

Source: GRET-Groupe de recherche et d’échanges technologiques, 2006

Author(s): Pierre-Yves Le Meur, Peter Hochet, Martin Shem, and Oussouby Touré

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/08/2017

 

The study is part of the project “Novel forms of livestock and wildlife integration adjacent to protected areas in Africa: Tanzania” focusing on the reduction of conflicts over natural resources through the integration of agriculture, pastoralism and nature conservation. FAO executes this project funded by the GEF (Global Environment Facility)...

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Conflict and Tensions between Communities around Gendrassa and Yusif Batil Camps, Maban County

Conflict and Tensions between Communities around Gendrassa and Yusif Batil Camps, Maban County

Source: UNHCR/REACH, 2016

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 16/08/2017

 

Violence between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) in Sudan’s Kordofan State and Blue Nile State began in 2011, resulting in large scale displacement. To date, over 200,000 refugees have crossed the border into South Sudan, with 136,462 housed in the four refugee camps established...

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Peace and Food Security: Investing in Resilience to Sustain Rural Livelihoods amid Conflict

Peace and Food Security: Investing in Resilience to Sustain Rural Livelihoods amid Conflict

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2016

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

South Sudan has been mired in civil conflict since December 2013. Some 2.8 million people – almost a quarter of the population - are now facing acute food and nutrition insecurity. One of them, Nyalen Kuong, was on an intravenous feeding drip. “I’m not sick, I’m hungry,” she told the...

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Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: The Effects of Shocks, Uncertainty, and Governance of Non-State Armed Actors

Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: The Effects of Shocks, Uncertainty, and Governance of Non-State Armed Actors

Source: Centro de Estudios sobre Desarrollo Económico, 2014

Author(s): María Alejandra Arias, Ana María Ibáñez, and Andrés Zambrano

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

This paper examines the effect of conflict on agricultural production of small farmers. First, an inter-temporal model of agricultural production is developed, in which the impact of conflict is transmitted through two channels: violent shocks and uncertainty brought about by conflict. The model shows how conflict induces sub-optimal agricultural decisions...

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A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

Source: Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, 2017

Author(s): Ned Lazarus

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace Agreements

Added: 07/08/2017

 

In today’s polarised Israel-Palestine debate, there are two propositions to which all sides might agree: June 2017 marked 50 years of Israeli military rule over the West Bank and the Palestinian population, and nothing in Israeli, Palestinian, regional or international politics indicates any imminent change in the situation. The collapse...

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Source: UN Security Council, 2017

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/08/2017

 

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2352 (2017), in which the Council requested me to continue to inform it of progress in implementing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), and to bring to its immediate attention any...

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