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Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Source: Medicine, Conflict and Survival (Routledge), 2015

Author(s): Doug Weir

Topics: Assessment, Programming, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 13/11/2017

 

The impact of environmental pollution on public health is increasingly well documented in peacetime (WHO and UNEP 2015). Assessing and monitoring environmental risks has become a key function of governments, as have efforts to reduce emissions and exposures through legislation. While such efforts have been hard fought at times, regulatory...

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Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Lisa M. Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Niklas Bremberg, and Malin Mobjörk

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Climate-related security challenges are transnational in character, leading states to increasingly rely on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)—such as the European Union and the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization—for policy solutions. While climate security issues do not typically fit comfortably within the mandates of existing IGOs, recent decades have seen increasing efforts by IGOs...

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At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

At the Root of Exodus: Food Security, Conflict and International Migration

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Topics: Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 06/11/2017

 

As an international actor in addressing food insecurity among refugees and other migrants, the World Food Programme (WFP) has undertaken a research study to determine the role that food security plays in crossborder migration. Given the dearth of data on this topic, the WFP study sought to answer some of...

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Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Source: Global Environmental Politics Journal, 2017

Author(s): Florian Krampe

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 22/10/2017

 

This forum reflects upon the current state of research on post-conflict natural resource management. It identifies two dominant perspectives on environmental peacebuilding in the literature: one focused on environmental cooperation, the other on resource risk. Both perspectives share a concern for the sustainable management of natural resources in post-conflict settings...

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Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Source: Climate Diplomacy Series, 2014

Author(s): Urmilla Bob, Salomé Bronkhorst, Alexander Carius, and Dennis Tänzler

Countries: Kenya, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming

Added: 08/10/2017

 

This edited volume, entitled Conflict-sensitive climate change adaptation in Africa, focuses on conflict-sensitivity in climate change adaptation strategies and practices in Africa and brings together the voices of academics, practitioners and policymakers from across the globe and Africa. Key questions that frame the contributions are: how do climate change and/or climate...

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The Fifth Column:  Understanding the Relationship between Corruption and Conflict

The Fifth Column: Understanding the Relationship between Corruption and Conflict

Source: Transparancy International, 2017

Author(s): Karolina MacLachlan, Dave Allen, Tobias Bock, Katherine Dixon, Rebecca Graves, Hilary Hurd, and Leah Wawro

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/09/2017

 

At the end of the last century, the Western foreign policy consensus was that increases in global wealth, a more interconnected world, and ever greater levels of citizen participation in democratic economies would drive international politics towards a more just, open, and prosperous global order. But the assumed progress towards...

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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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Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Source: African Development Bank Group, 2014

Author(s): Alimamy Bangura and Yero Baldeh

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Economic Recovery , Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Sierra Leone is committed to mainstreaming inclusive “green” – or environmentally sound— growth into its development pathway, both within the medium and long term. The country’s macroeconomic objectives as outlined in its recently launched 2013-2018 development strategy, the Agenda for Prosperity (A4P), are to achieve broad-based, sustainable, inclusive, green economic...

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Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Building Back Better or Restoring Inequalities? Gender and Conflict Sensitivity in the Response to Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes

Source: International Alert, 2016

Author(s): Jana Naujoks

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This report is based on research into the gender dimensions of humanitarian interventions in post-conflict settings from a peacebuilding perspective, using the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal as a case study from which lessons can be drawn for other contexts. It identifies the risks posed by gender-blind humanitarian programming, the need...

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Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Source: UN General Assembly, 2017

Author(s): UN Secretary-General

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/09/2017

 

The world is not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Scarce and unsustainably managed natural resources, combined with insecure and uneven tenure rights for smallholders, are severely affecting vulnerable populations in rural areas. Climate change, drought, political instability and conflict are threats to food security in many...

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