Sub-Saharan Africa

 

There are 633 items related to Sub-Saharan Africa. Items are listed by date added.

 

The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

The Influence of Conservancies as a Strategic Tool on Conflict Management by Samburu County Government -- A Case of Baragoi Subcounty Kenya

Source: Journal of Conflict Management, 2017

Author(s): Letipila Dominic Eli and Rugami Maina

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Descriptive study design was used by the study. The target population for the study was 204 people who included all the conservancy rangers, Committee members, Chiefs, Religious leaders, Members of Parliament, Conservancy managers, County assembly and county administration. A formula was used to arrive at a sample size of 96....

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Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Abdalbasit Saeed

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The chapter recognises that the split between the two Sudans has given to political, economic and security challenges, and that these have been insufficiently addressed by the two Sudans in post-separation decade. Separate sections of the chapter focus on border issues between Sudan and Sudan, particularly, contentious issue of the...

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Mining the Disclosures 2015: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting in Year Two [Video]

Mining the Disclosures 2015: An Investor Guide to Conflict Minerals Reporting in Year Two [Video]

Source: Source Intelligence and Responsible Sourcing Network, 2015

Author(s): Jennifer Kraus, Patricia Jurewicz, and Andrew Arriaga

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/02/2017

 

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Conflict about Natural Resources and the Prospect of Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Conflict about Natural Resources and the Prospect of Development in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Source: Journal of Social Science, 2005

Author(s): Olawale R. Olaopa, Victor Ojakorotu

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 18/02/2017

 

As a departure from the general debate on the nexus between natural resources endowment and conflict in Africa, which focuses on the authoritarian nature of African states, the rise of ethnic militias, corruption and the policies and activities of foreign oil multinationals, the objective of the paper is to trace...

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Oiling the Friction: Environmental Conflict Management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Oiling the Friction: Environmental Conflict Management in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Source: Environmental Change and Security Progress Report, 2000

Author(s): Okechukwu Ibeanu

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 15/02/2017

 

The Niger Delta, a sensitive ecosystem rich in biodiversity, has witnessed considerable violence as a result of the tense relationship among oil companies, the Nigerian state, and oil-bearing communities. Environmental damage from the extraction and movement of fossil fuels is a central point of dispute among the parties while the...

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Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DR Congo

Cows and Guns: Cattle-Related Conflict and Armed Violence in Fizi and Itombwe, Eastern DR Congo

Source: Journal of Modern African Studies, 2017

Author(s): Judith Verweijen and Justine Brabant

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This paper analyses the role of cattle in the entwined dynamics of conflict and violence in the Fizi and Itombwe region of South Kivu province, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the one hand, agropastoral conflict intensifies armed mobilisation, allowing armed groups to draw upon particular conflict...

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Artisanal Mining, Conflict, and Sexual Violence in Eastern DRC

Artisanal Mining, Conflict, and Sexual Violence in Eastern DRC

Source: The Extractive Industries and Society, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

The natural resource abundance of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has featured in policy debates as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. This narrative has dominated how the conflict in the eastern part of the country has been portrayed in the media and by...

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Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Source: Quality in Primary Care, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås Quality in Primary Care 1-Jan-16

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

​DR Congo’s natural resource abundance has featured in policy debates and amongst advocacy groups as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. Yet, systematic analyses of the links between mining, conflict, and sexual violence are scarce. This article explores this link combining new subnational data on the...

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Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict

Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict

Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies, 2017

Author(s): Emmy Simmons

Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/02/2017

 

Changes in global weather patterns are now projected to have potentially devastating impacts on agriculture in the coming years and decades. The rising “double burden” of malnutrition already threatens to dampen global progress toward better health. Demographic change—a bulging population of youth in Africa and rapid urbanization—is creating opportunities for...

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Climate Change and its Security Implications

Climate Change and its Security Implications

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Tracey Skillington

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

A total of 1.2 billion people worldwide reside in states likely to experience some form of ‘climate-induced political instability’ in the decades ahead (International Alert 2007: 3, 2009: 8, 2015: 1). New patterns of extreme weather conditions such as intense heat waves, prolonged drought, or storm surges are not only...

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