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Degradación ambiental y conflictos armados: las conexiones (Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflicts: The Links)

Degradación ambiental y conflictos armados: las conexiones (Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflicts: The Links)

Source: Centro Editorial Universidad del Rosario, 2004

Author(s): Stephanie Lavaux

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 06/10/2014

 

La seguridad ambiental es un concepto complejo que puede ser analizado desde varios enfoques. La conexión entre degradación ambiental, escasez de recursos, poco desarrollo económico e inestabilidad política puede generar rápidamente conflictos llamados ambientales, terrorismo ecológico y guerras verdes. Sin embargo, en la mayoría de las investigaciones sobre degradación ambiental...

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The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources & Armed Conflicts

The Political Ecology of War: Natural Resources & Armed Conflicts

Source: Political Geography , 2001

Author(s): Philippe Le Billon

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 08/08/2014

 

Throughout the 1990s, many armed groups have relied on revenues from natural resources such as oil, timber, or gems to substitute for dwindling Cold War sponsorship. Resources not only financed, but in some cases motivated conflicts, and shaped strategies of power based on the commercialisation of armed conflict and the...

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Conflict and Natural Resource Management

Conflict and Natural Resource Management

Source: FAO, 2001

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The  guide  gives  a  brief  overview  of  potential  conflicts  over  natural resources and identifies different entry points and intervention levels for conflict management mostly  at the micro  and meso  level.  It  is  best suited as an introduction but offers no specific tools. Other versions: Français

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Practice note 6: Natural Resource Governance in Conflict-Affected Contexts

Practice note 6: Natural Resource Governance in Conflict-Affected Contexts

Source: Holger Grundel (International Alert), 2010

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This practice note offers options for economic development planners and practitioners for promoting accountable and conflict-sensitive governance of natural resource wealth. The presence of significant natural resource endowments has been documented as contributing to the outbreak of conflict as different parties compete for control over resource-rich territory, fuelling conflict through...

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Natural Resources and Conflict

Natural Resources and Conflict

Source: Helvetas, 2008

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Land, water, forests and livestock as well as marine life are means of production, wealth and primary sources of income for a good part of the population of developing countries. In many cases natural resources are considered common goods or are utilized by several users. Resource management always involves cooperation...

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Natural Resources, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution

Natural Resources, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution

Source: USIP, 2007

Countries: Angola, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Timor-Leste

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This study guide is designed to serve independent learners who want to find out more about international conflict and its resolution, as well as educators who want to introduce the topic to their students. The main text discusses natural resources and related issues that play significant roles in managing conflicts...

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Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Source: Global Witness, 2010

Countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Uganda

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The will and the capacity of the United Nations (UN) and Member States to deal with natural resource-fuelled conflicts is weak. In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), civilians die on a daily basis because of a war that is stoked by the international trade in minerals. The conflict’s economic dimension...

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Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Source: Richard Matthew (IPI), 2008

Countries: Africa, Sudan

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

Added: 10/11/2013

 

For over two centuries, the the social effects of natural resource scarcity have been the subject of lively debate. On the one side are those who content that the planet's resource endowment cannot support increased consumption indefinitely. In opposition to this claim, are those who believe that the principal social effect of...

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Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention: The Role of the United Nations.

Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention: The Role of the United Nations.

Source: Mason, S., A. Muller, A. Schnabel, R. Alluri, and C. Schmid (ETH Zurich and Swisspeace), 2008

Countries: Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jordan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The relevance of how environmental factors influence violent conflicts tends to be either exaggerated or underestimated. Moreover, climate change and oil are often emphasized as the most important environmental conflict factors as they are presently high on international agendas. This report argues that different types of environment-related conflicts must be...

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Understanding Environment, Conflict and Cooperation

Understanding Environment, Conflict and Cooperation

Source: UNEP, 2004

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The present document represents UNEP’s response to the growing worldwide interest in further exploring the environment and security nexus and the contribution of timely and credible assessments to conflict prevention. In our consultations in January 2004, governments identified as a priority the need for scientific assessments of the link between...

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