Renewable Resources

 

There are 1083 items related to Renewable Resources. Items are listed by date added.

 

Restoration of Agriculture in Post-conflict Timor-Leste

Restoration of Agriculture in Post-conflict Timor-Leste

Source: Haruka Satoh, Toshiyasu Suzuki, and Naori Miyazawa, 2011

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/04/2014

 

This case study contrasts the differing approaches employed by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) in the reconstruction of agricultural infrastructure in Timor-Leste. JICA launched a project to increase local rice production and took a top-down approach with limited citizen participation and strong mechanized farming....

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Water Security

Water Security

Source: Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, and Joakim Öjendal, 2014

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

Added: 28/04/2014

 

The four voumes of this collection seek to broadly outline the debate as it has developed, both from a policy as well as an academic perspective, with the aim to bring conceptual clarity as well as provide an account of how the water security discourse has emerged and developed.   (Purchase...

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Redevelopment of Inland Water Transport for Post-conflict  Reconstruction in Southern Sudan

Redevelopment of Inland Water Transport for Post-conflict Reconstruction in Southern Sudan

Source: Mikio Ishiwatari, 2011

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 24/04/2014

 

This chapter refutes the widespread perception that IWT is a minor mode of transportation because of its disadvantages relative to land transport in terms of time and network scales. It first examines the use of IWT in Europe, the United States, Japan, and Korea, followed by a review of the...

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Disarmament, Demobilization,  Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration, and Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Source: Mami Sato, 2011

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/04/2014

 

Nearly two and a half decades of conflict are estimated to have left Afghanistan with more than 1 million dead and up to 6 million refugees. On December 5, 2001, the Agreement on Provisional Arrangements in Afghanistan Pending the Re-establishment of Permanent Government Institutions (Bonn Agreement) was adopted. The Bonn...

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Geographies  of Conflict: Mapping Overlaps between Extractive Industries and Agricultural Lands in Ghana and  Peru

Geographies of Conflict: Mapping Overlaps between Extractive Industries and Agricultural Lands in Ghana and Peru

Source: Oxfam, 2014

Countries: Peru

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/04/2014

 

Ghana and Peru have experienced dramatic growth in their mining and hydrocarbons sectors in recent years, and both countries have also experienced conflict between local communities and extractive operations. These conflicts are often rooted in small-scale farmers' concerns about pollution of both land and water.  Addressing the causes of these...

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Analysis: Water and Conflict

Analysis: Water and Conflict

Source: IRIN News, 2014

Countries: India, Kenya, Pakistan

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/04/2014

 

In 2001 then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan declared: “Fierce competition for fresh water may well become a source of conflict and wars in the future.” A year later he revised that position, saying water problems could be a “catalyst for cooperation”.  Delivered after decades of “water war” threats that never materialized, Annan’s...

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Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Source: Muna A Abdalla, 2010

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/04/2014

 

This report explores the major factors underlying the violent conflict in the Abyei region of Sudan. It aims to produce policy relevant knowledge on the link between resources and conflict and to propose a general framework for action.

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Pakistan's Relations  with  India: Beyond Kashmir?

Pakistan's Relations with India: Beyond Kashmir?

Source: International Crisis Group, 2012

Countries: India, Kashmir, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/04/2014

 

In March 2011, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led government resumed the composite dialogue with India, with the rapid pace of its economic liberalisation program demonstrating political will to normalise bilateral relations. The November 2011 decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India by the end of 2012 is...

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Forest Defender

Forest Defender

Source: Center for International Environmental Law, 2014

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/04/2014

 

ForestDefender is a legal database that provides a snapshot of international human rights and obligations relevant to forest governance. It captures the large amount of information found from various sources and presents it in a way that is easily accessible to and usable by lawyers, activists and community members alike. ForestDefender is your...

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Timber Trade Flows and Actors: The Political Economy of Myanmar’s Timber Trade

Timber Trade Flows and Actors: The Political Economy of Myanmar’s Timber Trade

Source: Kevin Woods, 2013

Countries: Burma, Myanmar

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/04/2014

 

Myanmar timber can be generally categorized as coming from five possible sources, each with their own associated geographies and actors. Each of these five categories is deserving of their own careful attention in terms of legality, sustainability, and local land rights. To date, much of the dialogue on the sourcing...

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