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Conflict, Climate Change and Politics: Why a Techno-centric Approach Fails the Resilience Challenge

Conflict, Climate Change and Politics: Why a Techno-centric Approach Fails the Resilience Challenge

Source: Overseas Development Institute , 2014

Countries: Aceh, Darfur, Indonesia, Sudan, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 07/04/2014

 

This paper examines the general adherence to technocentric approaches in the resilience world, but most particularly in climate-related strategies (both adaptation and mitigation), by taking debates on the relationship between climate change and conflict (or conditions of fragility) as a form of case study.   This research uses three case studies, particularly...

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The Security Challenges of Pastoralism in Central Africa

The Security Challenges of Pastoralism in Central Africa

Source: International Crisis Group, 2014

Countries: CAR, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Basic Services, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2014

 

Pastoralism generates wealth and economic interdependence between farmers and cattle herders in some African countries, but it also causes tension and conflicts. Most of these result from competition for vital resources such as water or pasturelands. In Chad, the Central African Republic (CAR) and north-east Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...

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Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Life Can Change: Securing Housing, Land and Property Rights for Displaced Women

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Ecuador, Lebanon, Liberia, Palestine, South Sudan

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 03/04/2014

 

In 2011, NRC embarked on a five-year initiative aiming to increase displaced women’s access to housing, land and property (HLP) rights through international and national advocacy. The project aims to provide well-researched legal, policy and practice recommendations for the humanitarian community, including practitioners, donors, governments and civil society.   The project’s evidence base is drawn from NRC’s...

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Case Study on Land in Burma

Case Study on Land in Burma

Source: Giles Henley (Evidence on Demand), 2014

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/03/2014

 

Burma is a fragile state undergoing a period of profound economic and political reform following a period of conflict and isolation. As the poorest country in South Asia, land is the main asset for many people, especially in rural areas where most of Burma’s population lives. However, most farmers have...

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In the Eye of the Storm: An Analysis of Internal Conflict in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

In the Eye of the Storm: An Analysis of Internal Conflict in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

Source: Rachel Gordon (Feinstein International Center), 2014

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/03/2014

 

Climate change and environmental degradation have increased the competition of natural resources, exacerbating political violence and instability. Although climate change and violence are weakly linked, lacking proper literature, land and other conflict resources must be taken into account when analyzing conflict in South Sudan, the only place on the planet...

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Critical Reflection on ‘Land Grabbing’ in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Contexts

Critical Reflection on ‘Land Grabbing’ in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Contexts

Source: A. Graf, C. Kruckow and S. Gemperle (KOFF, FriEnt), 2013

Countries: Cambodia

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/03/2014

 

This roundtable on conflict sensitive water and land management assembled representatives of Swiss civil society and state agencies. They debated the implications of land acquisition on their work as well as their responses. The event featured the two country cases of Ethiopia and Cambodia, where negative consequences of land acquisitions...

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Contested Claims over Protected Area Resources in Rwanda

Contested Claims over Protected Area Resources in Rwanda

Source: Anna Knox (USAID), 2014

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/03/2014

 

LAND Project is pleased to share with you the Policy Research Brief on Contested Claims over Protected Areas in Rwanda.The aim of this policy brief is to describe current and historical conflicts over rights to land and natural resources within and surrounding protected areas in Rwanda. The authors examined the...

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Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Source: USAID, African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change Project, 2013

Countries: Peru, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/02/2014

 

Three preliminary country case studies were conducted with two main purposes: 1) to help fill the gap in knowledge regarding how climate-related vulnerabilities interact with the dynamics of fragility, instability, and conflict in specific selected locations around the world; and 2) to identify target areas and opportunities for USAID to...

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Fields of Bitterness (I): Land Reform in Burundi

Fields of Bitterness (I): Land Reform in Burundi

Source: International Crisis Group, 2014

Countries: Burundi

Topics: Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/02/2014

 

In its latest report, Fields of Bitterness (I): Land Reform in Burundi, the first in a two-part series, the International Crisis Group examines why reform has failed to improve land governance since the 2000 Arusha peace agreement. In an overpopulated and rural country, poor land management in part fuelled the...

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Greening in the Red Zone

Greening in the Red Zone

Source: Keith G. Tidball and Marianne E. Krasny , 2014

Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Germany , Guatemala, Kenya, Korea, Liberia, Netherlands

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

Added: 11/02/2014

 

‘Greening in the red zone’ refers to post-catastrophe, community-based stewardship of nature, and how these often spontaneous, local stewardship actions serve as a source of social-ecological resilience in the face of severe hardship. In this introductory chapter, we provide the reader with the fundamentals needed to understand our argument for...

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