Renewable Resources

 

There are 1169 items related to Renewable Resources. Items are listed by date added.

 

Nepal Natural Resource User Groups/Population, Health and Environment Assessment

Nepal Natural Resource User Groups/Population, Health and Environment Assessment

Source: USAID/Nepal, 2006

Author(s): Jim Schweithelm, Keshav Kanel, Leona D'Agnes, and Bimala Shrestha

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/09/2014

 

This report presents the results of an assessment of the community forestry and buffer zone components of the USAID/Nepal-funded Strengthening Actions for Good Governance and Utilization of Natural Resources (SAGUN) Project within the context of the overall body of experience inuser group management gained over the past quarter century. The assessment addresses the lessons learned...

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Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

Source: Westview Press, 2014

Author(s): Ken Conca and Geoffrey D. Dabelko (eds.)

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/09/2014

 

This anthology examines paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecological justice and how they illustrate the many ways environmental problems and their solutions are framed in contemporary international debates about climate, water, forests, toxics, energy, food, biodiversity, and other environmental challenges of the twenty-first century. Organized thematically, the selections offer a global...

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Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Water Source Conflict in Nepal: A Right to Water Perspective

Source: Water Aid in Nepal, 2012

Author(s): Rabin Lal Shrestha

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Gender, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/09/2014

 

The importance of the rights to water and sanitation in ensuring people’s wellbeingand dignity is increasingly acknowledged globally. These rights are included in theconstitution under draft of Nepal, reflecting a political and financial commitment toincreasing access to water in the country. Empowered local communities are alsomore aware of their rights...

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Environmental Stress and Demographic Change in Nepal: Underlying Conditions Contributing to a Decade of Insurgency

Environmental Stress and Demographic Change in Nepal: Underlying Conditions Contributing to a Decade of Insurgency

Source: Wilson Center Environment Change and Security Program, 2005

Author(s): Richard Matthew and Bishnu Upreti

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/09/2014

 

Until recently, Nepal’s presence in world news was largely limited to stories about climbers seeking to summit the world’s highest mountain. In the past few years, however, the decadelong civil war between government forces and Maoist insurgents has pushed those stories off the front page. According to some analysts, Nepal is experiencing a typical form of post- Cold...

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Resource-Based Conflict in South Sudan and Gambella (Ethiopia): When Water, Land and Oil Mix with Politics

Resource-Based Conflict in South Sudan and Gambella (Ethiopia): When Water, Land and Oil Mix with Politics

Source: Center of African Studies of the University Institute of Lisbon, 2013

Author(s): Ana Elisa Cascão

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

This article examines resources-based conflicts in the Horn of Africa region, examining two different case-studies – the newly independent country of South Sudan and the Gambella region, the westernmost in Ethiopia. It analyses how natural resources may have been or are at the core of the conflicts that have been...

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Oil Crisis and the Potential Role of Agriculture in the Post-Separation of Sudan

Oil Crisis and the Potential Role of Agriculture in the Post-Separation of Sudan

Source: Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2014

Author(s): Khalid H. A. Siddig

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed by the Government of the Republic of Sudan and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement ended more than 20 years of civil war. According to the CPA, in addition to the oil produced from northern wells, which represents about 30% of the total oil production...

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People to People Diplomacy in a Pastoral System: A Case from Sudan and South Sudan

People to People Diplomacy in a Pastoral System: A Case from Sudan and South Sudan

Source: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice, 2013

Author(s): Ali Jammaa Abdalla

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

Bahr Alarab river, a tributary from the White Nile, forms a natural as well as the political boundary between the two states - Sudan (north) and South Sudan (south) - of the river system. It also represents the natural boundary between the Nilotic tribes of Dinka Malual and Nuer in...

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Resource Conflict, Collective Action, and Resilience: An Analytical Framework

Resource Conflict, Collective Action, and Resilience: An Analytical Framework

Source: International Journal of the Commons, 2013

Author(s): Blake D. Ratner, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Candace May, Eric Haglund

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

Where access to renewable natural resources essential to rural livelihoods is highly contested, improving cooperation in resource management is an important element in strategies for peacebuilding and conflict prevention. While researchers have made advances in assessing the role of environmental resources as a causal factor in civil conflict, analysis of the positive potential of collective...

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Poverty and Natural Resource Conflict in Indonesian Papua: Reconciling Growth and Social Justice

Poverty and Natural Resource Conflict in Indonesian Papua: Reconciling Growth and Social Justice

Source: Profor, 2006

Author(s): Martin Kayoi, Adrian Wells, Gill Shepherd

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

This case study highlights the importance of institutional arrangements in determining the outcomes of forest management. It describes efforts by government, civil society, and the private sector in Indonesian Papua to develop clearer and fairer rules governing the allocation and management of forest lands. These efforts challenge long-held assumptions that...

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Whose Land Is It? Commons and Conflict States: Why the Ownership of the Commons Matters in Making and Keeping Peace

Whose Land Is It? Commons and Conflict States: Why the Ownership of the Commons Matters in Making and Keeping Peace

Source: Rights and Resources, 2008

Author(s): Liz Alden Wily

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/08/2014

 

This paper focuses on the tenure fate of three commons: the 30 million hectares of pasturelands in afghanistan, which represent at least 45% of the total land area and are key to livelihood and water catch- ment in that exceedingly dry country; the 5.7 million hectares of timber-rich tropical forests...

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