Renewable Resources

 

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Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Source: Lund University, 2014

Author(s): Ulf Johansson Dahre

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The 12th SIRC conference on the Horn of Africa was held in Lund, August 23-25, 2013. The conference focused on the issue of natural resources, peace and conflict. The main objective of the conference was to provide a forum for those engaged in this issue and bring the agonizing and...

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Natural Resource Conflicts in North-Central Nigeria

Natural Resource Conflicts in North-Central Nigeria

Source: Mandaras Publishing, 2004

Author(s): Roger Blench

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

West Africa in general and Nigeria in particular has experienced a considerable increase in natural resource conflict since the beginnings of the 1990s. Of particular concern are the clashes between farmers and pastoralists, especially in wetland areas. This has come about because the full potential of wetland areas has begun...

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A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

A Dynamic Theory of Resource Wars

Source: Oxford University Press, 2012

Author(s): Daron Acemoglu, Mikhail Golosov, Aleh Tsyvinski, and Pierre Yared

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

We develop a dynamic theory of resource wars and study the conditions under which such wars can be prevented. Our focus is on the interaction between the scarcity of resources and the incentives for war in the presence of limited commitment. We show that a key parameter determining the incentives...

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Conflicts over Land in the Niger River Delta Region of Mali

Conflicts over Land in the Niger River Delta Region of Mali

Source: University of Groningen, 2008

Author(s): Pato Daniel Kaboré

Countries: Mali

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The presence of competing stakeholders for more and more limited resources in the inland delta of the Niger River of Mali, gives rise to conflicts. The causes to the environmental degradation which generates or exacerbates such conflicts have been studied from different perspectives by scientists of a range of disciplines...

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Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Source: UN General Assembly, 2017

Author(s): UN Secretary-General

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/09/2017

 

The world is not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Scarce and unsustainably managed natural resources, combined with insecure and uneven tenure rights for smallholders, are severely affecting vulnerable populations in rural areas. Climate change, drought, political instability and conflict are threats to food security in many...

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Conflict Management over Contested Natural Resources: A Case Study of Pasture, Forest and Irrigation in South Wello, Ethiopia

Conflict Management over Contested Natural Resources: A Case Study of Pasture, Forest and Irrigation in South Wello, Ethiopia

Source: Department of Sociology and Social Administration, Addis Ababa University, 2003

Author(s): Alula Pankhurst

Countries: Ethiopia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

Pankhurst explores natural resource conflict management processes during the past century in South Wello, Ethiopia. The study examines how local groups and external agents, including officials and landowners, managed conflicts over communal pasture, forests and water for irrigation. Local, informal dispute settlement fora still operate. However, state institutions increasingly control...

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A Future Resource Curse in Indonesia: The Political Economy of Natural Resources, Conflict and Development

A Future Resource Curse in Indonesia: The Political Economy of Natural Resources, Conflict and Development

Source: University of Oxford, 2007

Author(s): Mohammad Zulfan Tadjoeddin

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

This paper addresses two main questions: First, to what extent is the current international literature on resource conflicts relevant to Indonesia? Second, to what extent have natural resources been a factor into different types of conflict in Indonesia and what channelling mechanisms are in place? The paper also seeks to...

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Put out to Pasture -- War, Oil and the Decline of Misseriyya Humr Pastoralism in Sudan

Put out to Pasture -- War, Oil and the Decline of Misseriyya Humr Pastoralism in Sudan

Source: Overseas Development Institute, 2009

Author(s): Sara Pantuliano, Omer Egemi, Babo Fadlalla, Mohammed Farah, and Mohammed Elamin Abdelgadir

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

This report presents the findings of a study into the current evolution of Misseriyya livelihoods commissioned by the UK Department for International Development upon request from UNMIS and UNRCSO Abyei. The study was conducted by a fiveperson team comprising one Arabic-speaking, international researcher with extensive knowledge of Sudan and pastoralism...

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15 Years of Environmental Peacebuilding [Audio]

Source: The Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Sreya Panuganti

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

Fifteen years ago, Ken Conca and Geoff Dabelko released Environmental Peacemaking. At the time, researchers were exploring how environmental degradation could catalyze conflict, but the potential for environmental cooperation had been largely neglected. They found the potential for the environment to be a point of engagement and reconciliation existed around...

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Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Source: The Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Benjamin Dills

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

“Water scarcity is a nightmare scenario that is all too real and all but inevitable in Pakistan,” says Michael Kugelman, deputy director of the Wilson Center’s Asia Program, in this week’s podcast. Pakistan faces the intersecting challenges of population growth, inefficient infrastructure and policies, deep societal inequality, and climate change,...

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