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The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2017

Author(s): Gidon Bromberg and Giulia Giordano

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

The concept of water security has attracted growing attention in the past few years. Multiple definitions can be found in both policy and academic literature, spurring a debate on the different approaches and framings of water security. Such definitions generally tend to highlight issues of access and quantity but have...

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Global Report on Food Crises in 2017

Global Report on Food Crises in 2017

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan, CAR, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Iraq, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Yemen, Zimbabwe

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/07/2017

 

Currently, the world is faced with an unprecedented call for action at a moment in which four countries have been identified as at risk of famine, and demand for humanitarian and resilience assistance is escalating. Against this background, informing the global and national food security community on the risk of...

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Case Study: Farmer–Herder Conflicts in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

Case Study: Farmer–Herder Conflicts in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Charlène Cabot

Countries: Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/07/2017

 

This chapter is a case study that tests hypotheses in order to determine if political factors can reduce violence in cases of climate-change-induced or -aggravated agro-pastoral conflicts over natural resources. Three West African countries were selected because of their common socio-economic and environmental characteristics and because they host comparable farmer–herder...

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Security and Human Right to Water in Central Asia

Security and Human Right to Water in Central Asia

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Miguel Ángel and Pérez Martín

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/07/2017

 

This series focuses on the indissoluble links uniting security, development and human rights as the three pillars of the UN, and the foundation of global governance. It takes into account how rising Asia has dramatically impacted the three pillars at the national, international and global levels of governance, but redirects...

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Food Scarcity and State Vulnerability: Unpacking the Link between Climate Variability and Violent Unrest

Food Scarcity and State Vulnerability: Unpacking the Link between Climate Variability and Violent Unrest

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Benjamin T. Jones, Eleonara Mattiacci, and Bear F. Braumoeller

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/07/2017

 

Increased scholarly focus on climate variability and its implications has given rise to a substantial literature on the relationship between climate-induced food insecurity and violent conflict. In this article, we theorize this relationship as contingent on the institutional and structural vulnerability of the state. States’ institutional and structural capabilities and...

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Natural Resource Conflict Analysis Among Pastoralists in Southern Ethiopia

Natural Resource Conflict Analysis Among Pastoralists in Southern Ethiopia

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, 2017

Author(s): Fekadu Beyene

Countries: Ethiopia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/07/2017

 

This paper examines resource-related conflict among pastoralists in southern Ethiopia, specifically the Somali and Oromo ethnic groups. It applies theories of property rights, environmental security and political ecology to discuss the complexity of the conflict, using narrative analysis and conflict mapping. Results reveal that the conflict results from interrelated cultural,...

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Deforestactión, Políticas Nacionales y Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en la Amazonía Colombiana

Deforestactión, Políticas Nacionales y Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en la Amazonía Colombiana

Deforestation, National Policies, and Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Colombian Amazon

Source: Forest Peoples Programme and DEDISE (Colectivo Derechos, Diversidad y Selvas), 2016

Author(s): Joaquín Carrizosa, Mayra Tenjo Hurtado, and Paula Álvarez Roa

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/07/2017

 

En todo el mundo la deforestación continua a un ritmo alarmante, con un aproximado de 12 a 15 millones de hectáreas de bosques perdidas cada año. Este proceso, y adicionalmente la degradación de suelos, ocurre principalmente en los trópicos, para ser más precisos en 10 países que concentran el 87%...

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Coexistence and Conflict: IWRM and Large-Scale Water Infrastructure Development in Piura, Peru

Coexistence and Conflict: IWRM and Large-Scale Water Infrastructure Development in Piura, Peru

Source: Water Alternatives, 2017

Author(s): Megan Mills-Novoa and Rossi Taboada Hermoza

Countries: Peru

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Despite the emphasis of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) on 'soft' demand-side management, large-scale water infrastructure is increasingly being constructed in basins managed under an IWRM framework. While there has been substantial research on IWRM, few scholars have unpacked how IWRM and large-scale water infrastructure development coexist and conflict. Piura,...

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Water in the West Bank: A Case Study on Palestinian Water Security

Water in the West Bank: A Case Study on Palestinian Water Security

Source: Penn Sustainability Review, 2016

Author(s): Kelly A. Bridges

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Climate Change, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

In 1989, Malin Falkenmark developed the water stress index that defnes water scarcity by annual individual usage. In her index, which the United Nations later adopted, Falkenmark categorized absolute water scarcity as when annual individual usage is less than 500 m3. Based on these metrics, Palestine suffers from absolute scarcity,...

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The New Environmental Security: Linking Food, Water, and Energy for Integrative and Diagnostic Social-ecological Research

The New Environmental Security: Linking Food, Water, and Energy for Integrative and Diagnostic Social-ecological Research

Source: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2013

Author(s): Philip A. Loring, S. Craig Gerlach, and Henry P. Huntington

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

In this commentary we describe a new framework for environmental security, one that draws food, water, and energy security into a unified socio-ecological research program. While traditional uses of environmental security carry statist and militaristic undertones, we propose that this "new" environmental security provides a more comprehensive perspective for research...

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