Conflict Causes

 

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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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Ecotourism, Environmental Preservation and Conflicts over Natural Resources

Ecotourism, Environmental Preservation and Conflicts over Natural Resources

Source: Horizontes Antropológicos, 2003

Author(s): Michael Kent

Countries: Brazil

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Ecotourism has profound social impacts through the transformations it generates in the distribution of access to natural resources. At the heart of this transformation stands the paradox of ecotourism: it exploits natural environments while at the same time depending on their preservation. As a result, ecotourism has increasingly become articulated...

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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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Global Water Security

Global Water Security

Source: United States Office of the Director of National Intelligence, 2012

Author(s): United States Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

This report—requested by the Department of State—is designed to answer the question: How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years? We selected 2040 as the endpoint of our research to consider longer-term impacts from growing populations, climate change,...

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Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Los Recursos y el Conflicto

Resources and Conflict

Source: Instituto Español de Estudios Estratégicos, 2016

Author(s): Federico Aznar Fernández-Montesinos

Countries: Bolivia, Canada, China, Denmark, Morocco, Norway, Russia, Spain, United States

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Los recursos son un factor de conflicto en la medida en que resultan bienes escasos y por tanto suscitan la pugna por su posesión y control añadiéndose a otras causas de conflicto. Resources are a cause of conflict because its scarcity. So, they promote the struggle for its possession and control...

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Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Political Structure and ‘Dam’ Conflicts: Comparing Cases in Southeast Asia

Source: World Water Council, 2004

Author(s): Ashok Swain and Ang Ming Chee

Countries: Malaysia, Thailand

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

This paper argues that different political structures use different conflict management mechanisms to manage opposition to large hydro projects. Conflicts over the Pak Mun Dam, Thailand (a liberal democracy), and the Bakun Dam, Malaysia (a semi-authoritarian state), are the cases selected for comparison. The export oriented, fast industrialization process brought...

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Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security

Source: School of Economics, The University of Queensland, 2003

Author(s): Clevo Wilson and Clem Tisdell

Countries: Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Thailand, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

The existence of natural resources has given rise to conflicts in many parts of the world (cf. Klare, 2001a,b; Homer-Dixon, 1999; Ghee and Valencia, 1990). As the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987, p.290) points out, “nations have often fought to assert or resist control over war materials, energy...

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América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

Latin America: Oil and Conflict -- Past and Present

Source: Escuela Superior de la Administración Pública (ESAP), 2008

Author(s): Luis Humberto Hernández

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 14/08/2017

 

En el actual escenario con ictivo mundial energético presentamos la siguiente re exión sobre la situación petrolera de América Latina a partir de su discurrir pasado y la situación actual. Se ubica inicialmente una breve historia regional del petróleo en el mundo a partir de los hechos fundamentales que le...

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Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2016

Author(s): Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Climate change and its attendant impacts on natural resources have tra- ditionally been treated as a “soft security” issue—a challenge to be managed, but not necessarily a disruptive factor in international security. Until recently, climate change was primarily the domain of specialized negotiators, such as environmental ministers and individuals present at the...

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Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Source: Climate Change and African Political Stability, 2013

Author(s): Cullen S. Hendrix and Stephan Haggard

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

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Though only 15 percent of world food production is traded on international markets, prices for the remaining 85 percent – which circulates in local, regional, and national markets – are increasingly aligned with world prices. Local climate conditions in major exporting countries can thus have dramatic effects on food prices...

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