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All about Water and Land? Resource-Related Conflicts in East and West Africa Revisited

All about Water and Land? Resource-Related Conflicts in East and West Africa Revisited

Source: GeoJournal, 2016

Author(s): Hanne Seter, Ole Magnus Theisen, and Janpeter Schilling

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/05/2017

 

Recent years have seen an upsurge in the numbers of studies investigating the potential link between climate variability and conflict—and particularly so quantitative studies of this relationship—without reaching any consensus on causal pathways or main findings. This study sets out to explore what the main causes of conflict between resource-user...

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Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Source: Afghanistans Analyst Network, 2017

Author(s): Fazal Muzhary

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 14/05/2017

 

Most of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle in the eastern border province of Nangrahar. This has put considerable strain on both health and education services. There has also been a boom in property prices, which has exacerbated land grabbing, already a major source...

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UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

Source: UNEP, 2015

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

North Darfur experience severe environmental degradation due to unsustainable farming, deforestation and overgrazing, diminishing the capacity of these drylands ecosystems to support local livelihoodsOur Eco-DRR Strategy in Sudan applies Integrated Water Resource Management for achieving both food security and disaster risk reduction. It seeks to strengthen governance mechanisms, by involving...

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Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience through Sustainable Drylands Management in North Darfur, Sudan

Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience through Sustainable Drylands Management in North Darfur, Sudan

Source: UNEP, 2016

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

In 2012-2015, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Sudan. The Eco-DRR project was implemented in partnership with the National Government, the State Government of North Darfur, Practical Action, and local communitybased organizations. Click...

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Eco-DRR project Fact Sheet Sudan

Eco-DRR project Fact Sheet Sudan

Source: UNEP and the European Commission, 2015

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

Only 30 years ago, during the rainy seasons in North Darfur, the wadis or seasonal rivers were once lush with vegetation. Forest reserves were part of the natural landscape, and the seasonal waters would give life to the drylands of Darfur. Today, the area is experiencing severe environmental degradation. Unsustainable...

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UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

Source: European Commission, 2013

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

"River partners: Managing environment and disaster risk in the Democratic Republic of the Congo" is a video report on the disaster risk reduction project being implemented by the United Nations Environment Program, the Government of DRC and local communities, with the support of the European Union.Flooding and soil erosion are...

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River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: UNEP and the European Commission, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

In 2013-2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystembased Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Implemented in partnership with the National Government, the Lukaya River Users Association (AUBR/L), and other local partners, the...

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Eco-DRR Project Fact Sheet Democratic Republic of the Congo

Eco-DRR Project Fact Sheet Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: UNEP and European Commission, 2017

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

Rich with natural resources, the Democratic Republic of the Congo holds half of Africa’s freshwater sources. However, severe erosion and flooding are creating water-related hazards that impact Kinshasa and surrounding areas. These hazards are exacerbated by heavy rainfall and human activities, such as slash and burn agriculture, deforestation, charcoal making,...

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India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2017

Author(s): David Antos

Countries: Bangladesh, India

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/05/2017

 

South Asia faces a wide array of social, political, and economic issues that already threaten security in the regioni . The region has a history of border disputes, sectarian violence, and government corruption. In addition, population increases continue to stress the growing problems associated with urbanization, such as poor sanitation,...

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Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Source: New Security Beat, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Jordan, Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/05/2017

 

As more and more development and humanitarian programs contend with climate-related problems, there are important lessons learned from past experience that should not be forgotten, says Janani Vivekananda, formerly of International Alert and now with adelphi, in this week’s episode of “Backdraft.” In her work with International Alert, Vivekananda found there...

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