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There are 274 items related to Programming. Items are listed by date added.

 

Conflict, Pollution, and Climate Challenges for War-Torn Syria

Conflict, Pollution, and Climate Challenges for War-Torn Syria

Source: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 2016

Author(s): Wim Zwijnenburg

Countries: Syria

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Programming, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 06/09/2016

 

The Middle Eastern and Northern African (MENA) region, faced with tumultuous changes in the last five years, shows a picture of shrinking spaces for civil society activism. In contrast, ecological activism is growing and connecting the fight for climate justice to other demands for community and indigenous rights, gender equality,...

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Environmental Planning and Cooperative Behavior: Catalyzing Sustainable Consensus

Environmental Planning and Cooperative Behavior: Catalyzing Sustainable Consensus

Source: Journal of Planning Education and Research, 2003

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Programming

Added: 02/09/2016

 

Environmental concerns have been framed in the planning profession as manifestations of resource scarcity, and hence a contributing factor in community conflicts. While mismanaged environmental scarcity can certainly lead to conflict, there is also considerable potential to stimulate cooperation on the basis of environmental scarcity itself. In the language of...

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A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

A Review of Refugee Environmental-Oriented Projects in Africa: A Case for Environmental Impact Assessment

Source: Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 2000

Author(s): John O Kakonge

Countries: Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The refugee situation is examined in relation to its environmental consequences. Few studies apply environmental impact assessment (EIA) techniques to refugee projects and, when they do, it is usually after the camps have been set up. Four important conclusions are that: environmental assessments would provide the data crucial to deciding...

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Will Illegal Fishing Ignite a Preventable Resurgence of Somali Piracy?

Will Illegal Fishing Ignite a Preventable Resurgence of Somali Piracy?

Source: Oceans Beyond Piracy, 2015

Countries: Somalia

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

Current conditions off Somalia echo those which led to the recent piracy crisis. However, the underreporting of small-scale attacks may be masking alarming trends.

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Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Refugees and Host Environments -- A Review of Current and Related Literature

Source: University of Oxford, 1995

Author(s): Thomas Hoerz

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Zaire

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2016

 

The natural environment of refugee hosting areas - or better: the neglect of it - is not only a sad chapter in the annals of humanitarian aid, it is also a fascinating field for research and action. It is the area where, in contrast to the supply of 'survival needs',...

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La Dimension Politique de l’Éducation Relative à l’Environnement au Sein d’une Démarche Deconsolidation Environnementale de la Paix

La Dimension Politique de l’Éducation Relative à l’Environnement au Sein d’une Démarche Deconsolidation Environnementale de la Paix

The Political Dimension of Education regarding the Environment in an Environmental Approach to Consolidation of Peace

Source: Université du Québec à Montréal, 2010

Author(s): Nayla Naoufal

Topics: Cooperation, Programming

Added: 17/07/2016

 

The present article examines the recently emerged field of environmental peacebuilding and its links with environmental education. Indeed, all programs of environmental peacebuilding should include a transversal educative dimension, particularly through concrete, pragmatic and collective projects of problem resolution or eco-development. Due to certain characteristics of ecological issues that we...

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Análisis, Prevención y Resolución de Conflictos por el Aqua en América Latin y el Caribe

Análisis, Prevención y Resolución de Conflictos por el Aqua en América Latin y el Caribe

Analysis, Prevention and Resolution of Water Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - Natural Resources and Infrastructure Division, 2015

Author(s): Liber Martin and Juan Bautisto Justo

Countries: Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/07/2016

 

Conflicts over water in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased considerably in recent years, reaching high levels of complexity and impacts on economies, the political field, social stability, populations and the environment. This study seeks to provide a conceptual framework to analyze such conflicts. It reviews the deficiencies of...

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Environmental Governance, Climate Change and Peacebuilding

Environmental Governance, Climate Change and Peacebuilding

Source: Folke Bernadotte Academy, 2016

Author(s): Christian Altpeter

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 05/07/2016

 

This brief summarizes the presentations and discussions from the eighth International Expert Forum (IEF) on environmental governance, climate change and peacebuilding. The purpose of the IEF was to unpack and revisit the links between environmental factors and issues pertaining to peace and conflict and to discuss how environmental governance and...

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Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): Madagascar

Source: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 2010

Author(s): Oliver Jütersonke and Moncef Kartas

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Assessment, Programming

Added: 04/07/2016

 

This Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA) for Madagascar seeks to map the effect of foreign aid and development policies onto the factors driving conflict or supporting peace in Madagascar. Avoiding normative statements about the current political crisis, the study offers guidance on the main challenges facing development programmes as...

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Integrated Approaches to Peacebuilding in Africa's Petro-States

Integrated Approaches to Peacebuilding in Africa's Petro-States

Source: Trocaire Development Review, 2003

Author(s): Geraldine McDonald and Ian Gary

Countries: Angola, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Programming

Added: 04/07/2016

 

Using the example of Africa's petro-states, this article provides solid evidence to support the idea that oil fuels conflict and poverty. Peacebuilding needs to address both the nature and the root causes of conflict and in Africa's petro-states that means addressing the role that oil companies, the state, international financial...

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