Sub-Saharan Africa

 

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

 

Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Source: Landscape and Urban Planning, 2016

Author(s): Charisma Acey

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 06/02/2017

 

Recent efforts by the largest oil companies in Nigeria have shifted their corporate social responsibility to reflect more bottom-up participatory approaches to development and environmental conflict management in the Niger Delta. The newest approach, the Global Memorandum of Understanding, is a model of network governance, clustering groups of communities together...

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Regional Ecological Challenges for Peace in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific

Regional Ecological Challenges for Peace in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Úrsula Oswald Spring, Hans Günter Brauch, S. E. Serrano Oswald, and Juliet Bennett

Countries: Colombia, Israel, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Vietnam

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 01/02/2017

 

This book presents peer-reviewed texts from the International Peace Research Association’s Ecology and Peace Commission: M.I. Abazie-Humphrey (Nigeria) reviews “Nigeria’s Home-Grown DDR Programme”; C. Christian and H. Speight (USA) analyse “Water, Cooperation, and Peace in the Palestinian West Bank”; T. Galaviz (Mexico) discusses “The Peace Process Mediation Network between the...

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The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

The Role of Indigenous Communities in Environmental Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Jonglei Canal

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Deng Garang Akech Daniel

Countries: South Sudan

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

Added: 01/02/2017

 

The study examines the role of indigenous community in environmental conflict management by taking Jonglei Canal in South Sudan as a case study. The study begins by providing a background to environmental conflicts in Jonglei Canal, then reviews the methods used by the indigenous community to resolve environmental conflicts in...

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Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Peterlinus Ouma Odote

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Over two hundred years ago, Immanuel Kant anticipated that nature‘s long run secret plan for mankind was ―to bring forth a perfectly constituted (republican) state as the only condition in which capacities of mankind can be fully developed, and the external relation among states which is perfectly adequate to this...

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The Impact of Illicit Arms on Security: Case Study of Cattle Rustling in Northern Kenya

The Impact of Illicit Arms on Security: Case Study of Cattle Rustling in Northern Kenya

Source: University of Nairobi, 2016

Author(s): Ndambuki Muthike

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2017

 

One of the major challenges facing countries that are vulnerable to conflict is the existence of illicit small arms. This is because the illicit small arms open up opportunities for non-state actors to initiate and engage in continuous armed violence. Additionally, the ease of accessibility to small arms by individuals...

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Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-Stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-Stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Source: Elsevier, 2016

Author(s): Charisma Acey

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Recent efforts by the largest oil companies in Nigeria have shifted their corporate social responsibility to reflect more bottom-up participatory approaches to development and environmental conflict management in the Niger Delta. The newest approach, the Global Memorandum of Understanding, is a model of network governance, clustering groups of communities together...

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Resource Cursed or Policy Cursed? US Regulation of Conflict Minerals and Violence in the Congo

Resource Cursed or Policy Cursed? US Regulation of Conflict Minerals and Violence in the Congo

Source: Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2017

Author(s): Dominic P. Parker and Bryan Vadheim

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 01/02/2017

 

There is widespread belief that civil conflict in poorly governed countries is triggered by surging international demand for their natural resources. We study the consequences of US legislation grounded in this belief, the “conflict minerals” section of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. Targeting the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, it...

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Consequences of the Niger Delta Amnesty Implementation on Nigeria's Upstream Petroleum Industry

Consequences of the Niger Delta Amnesty Implementation on Nigeria's Upstream Petroleum Industry

Source: Walden University, 2016

Author(s): Chisomaga Ihediohanma Ezeocha

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The Niger Delta militancy ravaged the Nigerian upstream petroleum sector between 2004-2009, bringing it to a standstill. In response, the Nigerian state adopted an amnesty policy―a globally recognized tool for conflict resolution and peacebuilding―to protect the sector and the economy from collapse. Little is known, however, about the unintended consequences...

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Research Methods for Exploring the Links between Climate Change and Conflict

Research Methods for Exploring the Links between Climate Change and Conflict

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Tobias Ide

Countries: Armenia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guatemala

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 19/01/2017

 

The potential links between climate change and conflict have received much attention in recent years, but there is little consensus on the issue in the relevant literature. So far, few methodological reflections exist in climate–conflict research. This is unfortunate given the tremendous innovations in methods the research field has experienced...

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Critical Geopolitics and School Textbooks: The Case of Environment-Conflict Links in Germany

Critical Geopolitics and School Textbooks: The Case of Environment-Conflict Links in Germany

Source: Elsevier, 2016

Author(s): Tobias Ide

Countries: Armenia, Côte d'Ivoire, El Salvador, Guatemala

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

Added: 19/01/2017

 

This study explores the conceptual and empirical utility of studying school textbooks from a critical geopolitics perspective. School textbooks bind together various discourses, modalities and genres and can reflect the dominant knowledge in a given society. They therefore have a high potential to reveal the citational practices resonating between the...

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