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Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Source: International Alert, 2017

Author(s): Jana Naujoks and Robert Barclay

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/01/2018

 

The aim of this report is to provide a conflict-sensitivity analysis of forest governance in Myanmar to inform all stakeholders involved in the negotiations of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) in Myanmar. Drawing on several case studies from across the country, this report seeks...

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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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The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

Source: SB Morgen Intelligence, 2018

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

The escalation in the pastoral conflict between nomadic cattle rearers, who are mainly of the Fulani ethnic group, and farmers from various ethnic groups indigenous to Nigeria’s Middle-Belt has led to the large scale destruction of lives and property in various parts of the country. Attacks by herdsmen, reprisals against...

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Putting Violent Armed Conflict in the Center of the Salween Hydropower Debates

Putting Violent Armed Conflict in the Center of the Salween Hydropower Debates

Source: Critical Asian Studies Journal, 2017

Author(s): Diana Suhardiman, Jeff Rutherford, and Saw John Bright

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

Regional economic integration has become the dominant development pathway promoted, endorsed, and followed by many developing country governments in South East Asia and globally. Focusing on hydropower development, this article shows how forces of globalization manifested in the Myanmar government’s strategies to promote economic growth are shaping the Salween River...

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Analysis on Driving Effect of the Urbanization Development Speed on Water Resources Conflict

Analysis on Driving Effect of the Urbanization Development Speed on Water Resources Conflict

Source: Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2017

Author(s): Xiaoyuan Wu, Changxin Xu, and Qinghua Pang

Countries: China

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

This paper aims to research the driving effect of the urbanization development speed on water resources conflict by building the risk stress coupling analysis model of urbanization development speed and water conflict. Firstly, we use the nonlinear fuzzy comprehensive adjustment (FCA) measure model based on entropy weight method to determine...

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Water Scarcity and Rioting: Disaggregated Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Water Scarcity and Rioting: Disaggregated Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2017

Author(s): Christian Almer, Jérémy Laurent-Lucchetti, and Manuel Oechslin

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

It is often purported that unusually dry weather conditions provoke small-scale social conflict—riots—by intensifying the competition for water. The present paper explores this hypothesis, using data from Sub-Saharan Africa. We rely on monthly data at the cell level (0.5×0.5 degrees), an approach that is tailored to the short-lived and local...

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Conflict over Access to Land & Water Resources within Sub-Saharan Dry Lands

Conflict over Access to Land & Water Resources within Sub-Saharan Dry Lands

Source: Groupe de Recherche et d’Échanges Technologiques (GRET), 2006

Author(s): Pierre-Yves Le Meur, Peter Hochet, Martin Shem, and Oussouby Touré

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

The study is part of the project “Novel forms of livestock and wildlife integration adjacent to protected areas in Africa: Tanzania” focusing on the reduction of conflicts over natural resources through the integration of agriculture, pastoralism and nature conservation. FAO executes this project funded by the GEF (Global Environment Facility)...

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When the Water Ends [Video]

When the Water Ends [Video]

Source: Yale Environment 360 & Media Storm, 2010

Author(s): Evan Abramson

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

For thousands of years, nomadic herdsmen have roamed the harsh, semi-arid lowlands that stretch across 80 percent of Kenya and 60 percent of Ethiopia. Descendants of the oldest tribal societies in the world, they survive thanks to the animals they raise and the crops they grow, their travels determined by...

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Water in Central Asia: A Prospect of Conflict or Cooperation

Water in Central Asia: A Prospect of Conflict or Cooperation

Source: Journal of Public and International Affairs, 2008-2009

Author(s): Beatrice Mosello

Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

Water is the central resource involved in one of the world’s greatest human-induced ecological disasters: the desiccation of the Aral Sea in Central Asia. Increasing demand and declining supplies of water have been compounded by rising nationalism and competition among the five Central Asian states, which, in turn, has hampered...

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict over Water Resources

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict over Water Resources

Source: Palestine-Israel Journal, 1998

Author(s): Arnon Sofer

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

If, after 49 years of bloody conflict between Israel and its neighbors, we are approaching the conclusion of hostilities, there will undoubtedly be renewed attempts to solve the problems of water in the region. Below we briefly review the geopolitical background that frames the discussions on water. We scrutinize the...

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