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Resilience at the Periphery: Insurgency, Agency and Social-Ecological Change under Armed Conflict

Resilience at the Periphery: Insurgency, Agency and Social-Ecological Change under Armed Conflict

Source: Geoforum, 2017

Author(s): Micah L. Ingalls and David Mansfield

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Armed conflict has played an increasingly important role in the transformation of key social and environmental systems at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Accelerated resource flows and environmental change dynamics intersect with conflict processes in ways that are substantial and yet inadequately understood. Drawing on research along the Pakistani border...

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How Conflict Affects Land Use: Agricultural Activity in Areas Seized by the Islamic State

How Conflict Affects Land Use: Agricultural Activity in Areas Seized by the Islamic State

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017

Author(s): L. Eklund, M. Degerald, M. Brandt, A. Prishchepov, and P. Pilesjö

Countries: Iraq, Syria

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Socio-economic shocks, technogenic catastrophes, and armed conflicts often have drastic impacts on local and regional food security through disruption of agricultural production and food trade, reduced investments, and deterioration of land and infrastructure. Recently, more research has focused on the effects of armed conflict on land systems, but still little...

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Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Source: Land Use Policy, 2016

Author(s): Andreas Scheba and O. Sarobidy Rakotonarivo

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

In this paper we use the lens of political ecology to shed light on the causes and effects of pro-poor REDD+ induced land use conflicts. We build our study on recent theoretical work on territorialisation in nature conservation to analyse the conflicts and outcomes of the TFCG/Mjumita REDD+ project in...

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Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Green Growth Sierra Leone: Investing in Environmentally Sound Economic Growth

Source: African Development Bank Group, 2014

Author(s): Alimamy Bangura and Yero Baldeh

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Economic Recovery , Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Sierra Leone is committed to mainstreaming inclusive “green” – or environmentally sound— growth into its development pathway, both within the medium and long term. The country’s macroeconomic objectives as outlined in its recently launched 2013-2018 development strategy, the Agenda for Prosperity (A4P), are to achieve broad-based, sustainable, inclusive, green economic...

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Reverse Osmosis for Water Purification in Badghis Province, Afghanistan [Video]

Reverse Osmosis for Water Purification in Badghis Province, Afghanistan [Video]

Source: World Vision, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

For the first time in Afghanistan, World Vision (WV) has established a solar-powered reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration system to provide clean, safe drinking water for 700 families (approximately 4900 people) in Ab Kamari district of Badghis province. It is the first solar-powered reverse osmosis unit with ultrafiltration that has ever...

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Multiple Stressors, Food System Vulnerability and Food Insecurity in Humla, Nepal

Multiple Stressors, Food System Vulnerability and Food Insecurity in Humla, Nepal

Source: Regional Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Yograj Gauta and Peter Andersen

Countries: Nepal

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

As the impacts of climate change (CC) have become apparent, Nepal has recently implemented a number of programs emphasizing climate sensitive resource management and development interventions. However, the attribution of vulnerability to CC alone may misdirect these programs because it is only one of multiple factors that affect rural livelihoods....

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Climate Risk and Food Security in Mali: A Historical Perspective on Adaptation

Climate Risk and Food Security in Mali: A Historical Perspective on Adaptation

Source: Earth's Future, 2017

Author(s): Alessandra Giannini, P. Krishna Krishnamurthy, Rémi Cousin, Naouar Labidi, and Richard J. Choularton

Countries: Mali

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

We combine socioeconomic data from a large-scale household survey with historical climate data to map the climate sensitivity of availability and access dimensions of food security in Mali, and infer the ways in which at-risk communities may have been impacted by persistent climatic shift. Thirty years after 1982–1984, the period...

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Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Source: Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2017

Author(s): Esteve Corbera, Carol Hunsberger, and Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, and particularly over the past decade, we have witnessed a proliferation of land-related initiatives being globally promoted in response to the climate change “problem”. Some of these have been specifically designed and implemented to respond to decisions adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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Environmental Security, Geopolitics and the Case of Lake Urmia’s Disappearance

Environmental Security, Geopolitics and the Case of Lake Urmia’s Disappearance

Source: Global Change, Peace and Security Journal, 2016

Author(s): Simon Dalby and Zahra Moussavi

Countries: Iran

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Geopolitics, climate change and environmental security operate in complicated and sometimes directly conflictual ways. Driven in part by national policies of food self-sufficiency in response to economic sanctions imposed on Iran by American and European policies, the destruction of one of the world’s largest inland lakes raises questions about the...

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Climate Change and Terrorist Groups - Explaining the Links [Video]

Climate Change and Terrorist Groups - Explaining the Links [Video]

Source: Adelphi, 2017

Author(s): Neil Morisetti, Bert Koenders, and Lukas Rüttinger

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The rise of non-state armed groups and terrorism poses new challenges for national, regional and international security. As the climate is changing, so too are the conditions in which these groups operate. Our new video, featuring Neil Morisetti and Bert Koenders, sheds light on ongoing discussions and latest research revolving...

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