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Social Capital, Conflict, and Adaptive Collaborative Governance: Exploring the Dialectic

Social Capital, Conflict, and Adaptive Collaborative Governance: Exploring the Dialectic

Source: Ecology and Society, 2015

Author(s): Cynthia McDougall and Mani Ram Banjade

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Gender, Governance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/02/2018

 

Previously lineal and centralized natural resource management and development paradigms have shifted toward the recognition of complexity and dynamism of social-ecological systems, and toward more adaptive, decentralized, and collaborative models. However, certain messy and surprising dynamics remain under-recognized, including the inherent interplay between conflict, social capital, and governance. In this...

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Climate Change and Violent Conflict

Climate Change and Violent Conflict

Source: Science, 2012

Author(s): Jürgen Scheffran, Michael Brzoska, Jasmin Kominek, P. Michael Link, and Janpeter Schilling

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/02/2018

 

Current debates over the relation between climate change and conflict originate in a lack of data, as well as the complexity of pathways connecting the two phenomena.

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5th Al-Moumin Award & Lecture - Ken Conca & Geoff Dabelko [Video]

5th Al-Moumin Award & Lecture - Ken Conca & Geoff Dabelko [Video]

Source: ELI, AU, and UN Environment, 2018

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 12/02/2018

 

The 5th Al-Moumin Award & Lecture was hosted by American University's School of International Service, the Environmental Law Institute, and UN Environment on January 30th, 2018. This year's awardees were Ken Conca & Geoff Dabelko.  

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Returning to Fragility: Exploring the Link between Conflict and Returnees in Afghanistan

Returning to Fragility: Exploring the Link between Conflict and Returnees in Afghanistan

Source: Oxfam, 2018

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Programming

Added: 06/02/2018

 

Huge numbers of people are returning to Afghanistan - more than two million since 2015 - while the country is still highly fragile, with ongoing fighting and internal displacement in many areas and high levels of poverty. Oxfam’s field research in Herat, Kabul, Kunduz and Nangarhar finds that for as...

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Action on Climate and Security Risks - Review of Progress 2017

Action on Climate and Security Risks - Review of Progress 2017

Source: Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’, adelphi, SIPRI, and Center for Climate and Security, 2017

Author(s): Janani Vivekananda

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 06/02/2018

 

The report comes after a year of ongoing and worsening political conflict and humanitarian crises. At the same time, the impacts of climate change have hit home.  Hurricanes, floods and tropical storms have buffeted the Caribbean, North America and South Asia, whilst drought and desertification push thousands more towards extreme...

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Urban Planning Following Humanitarian Crises: Supporting Urban Communities and Local Governments to Take the Lead

Urban Planning Following Humanitarian Crises: Supporting Urban Communities and Local Governments to Take the Lead

Source: Environment and Urbanization, 2017

Author(s): Victoria Maynard, Elizabeth Parker, Rahayu Yoseph-Paulus, and David Garcia

Countries: Indonesia, Philippines

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 24/01/2018

 

This paper describes research investigating UN-Habitat’s experience supporting communities and local government to undertake urban planning following humanitarian crises. Two case studies were examined: Banda Aceh, Indonesia, following the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004; and Tacloban, the Philippines, following Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. The study found that...

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Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development , 2017

Author(s): Alec Crawford

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Conflict-sensitive conservation (CSC) is conservation programming and implementation that takes into account the causes and impacts of conflict and the actors involved in order to minimize conflict risks and maximize peace-building opportunities. In September 2017, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the IISD hosted a training workshop on CSC in Bukavu, South...

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How Can Mining in Côte d’Ivoire Better Serve Local Communities Without Exacerbating Conflict?

How Can Mining in Côte d’Ivoire Better Serve Local Communities Without Exacerbating Conflict?

Source: IDS Policy Briefing, 2017

Author(s): Jeremy Allouche and Janet Adama Mohammed

Countries: Côte d'Ivoire

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 20/12/2017

 

Côte d’Ivoire is currently experiencing a mining boom. The country’s growing mining sector is quickly becoming an important source of national income, and could help to finance part of the government’s development agenda in the coming years. Côte d’Ivoire, however, still faces political and security challenges, such as the mutinies...

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Colombia Viva: Un País Megadiverso de Cara al Futuro [Living Colombia: A Megadiverse Country Looking to the Future]

Colombia Viva: Un País Megadiverso de Cara al Futuro [Living Colombia: A Megadiverse Country Looking to the Future]

Source: WWF Colombia, 2017

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/12/2017

 

La evaluación periódica del estado de la biodiversidad y los servicios ecosistémicos es una herramienta fundamental para que quienes toman decisiones políticas y económicas, lo hagan sobre una base de información científicamente sólida, que garantice la protección y el manejo respetuoso del patrimonio natural. Para ello, es importante desarrollar instrumentos...

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Understanding the Connections Between Climate Change and Conflict: Contributions From Geography and Political Ecology

Understanding the Connections Between Climate Change and Conflict: Contributions From Geography and Political Ecology

Source: Current Climate Change Reports, 2017

Author(s): Daniel Abrahams and Edward R. Carr

Countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guatemala

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

Added: 18/12/2017

 

The connections between climate change and conflict inherently raise questions related to space, scale, and nature-society relations, all themes central to modern geographic thought. The geographic and political ecological literature — and the literature informed by geography and political ecology — generally explores the relationship between climate change and conflict...

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