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¿En qué va la sustitución de cultivos ilícitos? Principales avances, desafíos y propuestas para hacerles frente

¿En qué va la sustitución de cultivos ilícitos? Principales avances, desafíos y propuestas para hacerles frente

What is Substitution of Illicit Crops? Major Advances, Challenges and Proposals to Address Them

Source: Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, 2017

Author(s): Juan Carlos Garzón and José Luis Bernal

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/07/2017

 

En este documento, la FIP monitorea y analiza los principales avances y dificultades del proceso de sustitución, con el fin de proveer información y recomendaciones para los actores directamente involucrados y para la ciudadanía en general. Los contenidos de este reporte se basan en el seguimiento a medios de comunicación,...

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The Watson Files

The Watson Files

Source: Foreign Policy, 2017

Author(s): Laura Heaton and Nichole Sobecki

Countries: Somalia

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/07/2017

 

After sunrise on April 1, 2008, the renowned English ecologist Murray Watson left the Saakow Hotel, a modest concrete guesthouse in rural southern Somalia, heading off for work in a Nissan Patrol. He and a Kenyan colleague, an engineer named Patrick Amukhuma, along with a translator and two guards, were...

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Contested Waters: Subnational Conflict in Pakistan

Contested Waters: Subnational Conflict in Pakistan

Source: United States Institute for Peace, 2017

Author(s): Daanish Mustafa, Giovanna Gioli, Milan Karner, and Imran Khan

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/07/2017

 

Based on interviews with decision makers and communities at the provincial, municipal, and village watercourse levels, this report reviews the evidence for water-related conflict at local, provincial, and interprovincial scales in Pakistan. It shows how water—a precious, unique, and finite resource—is not only contested in itself but also drafted as...

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Water Conflict Chronology Timeline

Water Conflict Chronology Timeline

Source: Pacific Institute, 2017

Author(s): Pacific Institute

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/07/2017

 

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Climate and Natural Disaster Risk Management for the Energy System in Afghanistan

Climate and Natural Disaster Risk Management for the Energy System in Afghanistan

Source: World Bank, 2017

Author(s): GFDRR-World Bank

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This brief summarises the impact of climate change and natural hazards on energy production in Afghanistan, which is dominated by hydro power generation, including future competition for water resources and a range of long-term climate phenomena such as temperature rising, flooding, water scarcity, landslides and earthquakes.  It also outlines World Bank...

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Wicked Environmental Problems: Managing Uncertainty and Conflict

Wicked Environmental Problems: Managing Uncertainty and Conflict

Source: Island Press, 2011

Author(s): Peter J. Balint, Ronald E. Stewart, Anand Desai, and Lawrence C. Walters

Topics: Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

"Wicked" problems are large-scale, long-term policy dilemmas in which multiple and compounding risks and uncertainties combine with sharply divergent public values to generate contentious political stalemates; wicked problems in the environmental arena typically emerge from entrenched conflicts over natural resource management and over the prioritization of economic and conservation goals...

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The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

Source: Political Science Quarterly, 2016

Author(s): Miroslav Nincic and Matthew Weiss

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

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High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

Source: The Journal of Asian Studies, 2017

Author(s): Alana M. Wilson, Sierra Gladfelter, Mark W. Williams, Sonika Shahi, Prashant Baral, Richard Armstrong, and Adina Racoviteanu

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Asia, a region grappling with the impacts of climate change, increasing natural disasters, and transboundary water issues, faces major challenges to water security. Water resources there are closely tied to the dramatic Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain range, where over 46,000 glaciers hold some of the largest repositories of fresh water...

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Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Source: Biological Conservation, 2016

Author(s): Kim S. Jacobsen and John D.C. Linnell

Countries: Norway

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Human-wildlife conflict is increasingly being recognised as containing strong elements of social conflict. The extent to which stakeholders regard a management system as being just and fair is a key social dimension of conflict. This paper investigates the perceptions of justice regarding the carnivore conflict in Norway among sheep farmers,...

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Living off the Land: The Connection between Cropland, Food Security, and Violence against Civilians

Living off the Land: The Connection between Cropland, Food Security, and Violence against Civilians

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Ore Koren and Benjamin E. Bagozzi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Food security has attracted widespread attention in recent years. Yet, despite preliminary evidence connecting food insecurity to political violence, we lack a systematic understanding of the relationship(s) between local food resources and violence against civilians. This study develops a food-security based theory to explain the significant variation that we observe...

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