Middle East & North Africa

 

There are 379 items related to Middle East & North Africa. Items are listed by date added.

 

UN-HABITAT Syria Regional Crisis Response

UN-HABITAT Syria Regional Crisis Response

Source: UN Habitat, 2014

Countries: Syria

Added: 25/02/2014

 

After more than two years of intense fighting, the conflict in Syria has claimed over 100,000 lives and has injured another 575,000. An estimated 6.5 million people are displaced within Syria, while an additional 2.2 million have fled to neighbouring countries. While a political solution may emerge, most actors acknowledge...

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Conflicts Over Natural Resources in the Global South

Conflicts Over Natural Resources in the Global South

Source: Maarten Bavinck, Lorenzo Pellegrini & Erik Mostert, Eds. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, 2014

Countries: Asia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/02/2014

 

Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South: Conceptual Approaches is a joint publication of the CoCooN research programme. It presents the conceptual approaches of all the interdisciplinary CoCooN projects, ranging from green criminology and political ecology to institutional analysis, legal pluralism and identity politics. The contributors to this volume leave...

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Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Local-Level Agreements in Darfur

Source: UNEP, 2014

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 12/02/2014

 

This report looks beyond international driven peacebuilding initiatives to the locally owned bottom-up efforts and building peace in Darfur.  The report was researched in Darfur by Darfuri natural resource and peacebuilding and drafted by a livelihood and conflict expert with considerable experience in Darfur.  The agreements the report discusses address...

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Sudan’s Spreading Conflict: The Limits of Darfur’s Peace Process

Sudan’s Spreading Conflict: The Limits of Darfur’s Peace Process

Source: International Crisis Group, 2014

Countries: Sudan

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

Added: 10/02/2014

 

This report from the International Crisis Group contains summary and analysis of recent developments in the Darfur peace process, and includes recommendations for the government of Sudan and for international actors. The violence in Darfur’s decade-old war spiked in 2013, as the mostly Arab militias initially armed by the government to...

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Examining the Regulatory Frameworks for the Oil and Gas Industry in Sudan

Examining the Regulatory Frameworks for the Oil and Gas Industry in Sudan

Source: Yousif Abdelbagi Abdalla, A. K. Siti-Nabiha, Amirulshah Shahbudin (World Scientific), 2013

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 05/02/2014

 

Oil and gas industry has been considered as one of the leading industries in supporting corporate social responsibility (CSR), however, this industry is also known for being big emitters and polluters of the environment. Oil and gas industry in Sudan is of no exception of their counterparts around the world....

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Standing Wealth: Pastoralist Livestock Production and Local Livelihoods in Sudan

Standing Wealth: Pastoralist Livestock Production and Local Livelihoods in Sudan

Source: Saverio Krätli, Omer Hassan El Dirani, Helen Young with Samira Mohammed Ahmed, Osman Mohammed Babiker, Musa Adam Ismail, Abdelazeem Hassan, Azharia El Bushra (UNEP and Tufts University), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

At a time when Sudan is once again turning its attention to agriculture, this study takes a fresh look at what makes livestock production – the backbone of Sudanese agriculture – operate successfully. While available evidence indicates that most livestock produced in Sudan is from pastoral systems, this is poorly captured in...

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Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART TWO - Three Case Studies of Livestock Emergency Programmes in Sudan, and Lessons Learned

Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART TWO - Three Case Studies of Livestock Emergency Programmes in Sudan, and Lessons Learned

Source: Getachew Gebru, Hanan Yousif, Abdelhafiz Mohamed, Belihu Negesse, Helen Young (UNEP / Tufts), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

UNEP, Tufts University and the Feinstein International Center are pleased to announce the publication of a two part review of emergency livestock interventions in Sudan. Livestock production is a crucial livelihood strategy for farmers and pastoralists throughout Sudan, and contributes to a wider economy linked with livestock marketing, livestock products,...

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Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response:  PART ONE - A Review of Livestock-Based Livelihood Projects in Sudan

Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART ONE - A Review of Livestock-Based Livelihood Projects in Sudan

Source: Merry Fitzpatrick, Helen Young (UNEP / Tufts University), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

UNEP, Tufts University and the Feinstein International Center are pleased to announce the publication of a two part review of emergency livestock interventions in Sudan. Livestock production is a crucial livelihood strategy for farmers and pastoralists throughout Sudan, and contributes to a wider economy linked with livestock marketing, livestock products,...

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Pastoralism in Practice: Monitoring Livestock Mobility in Contemporary Sudan

Pastoralism in Practice: Monitoring Livestock Mobility in Contemporary Sudan

Source: Helen Young et al (UNEP / Tufts University), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

This report highlights the importance of pastoralist livestock mobility for the resilience of pastoralist livelihood systems and for maximising productivity. Tufts and partners monitored camel, sheep and cattle herds for up to five months in Darfur and Kordofan regions of Sudan.  Using mixed methods and GPS tracking the study recorded...

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Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Source: Lorenzo Cotula (IIED), 2013

Countries: Cambodia, Chad, El Salvador, Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, Peru, Philippines

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

This handbook is about how to use law to make foreign investment work for sustainable development. It aims to provide a rigorous yet accessible analysis of the law regulating foreign investment in low and middle-income countries – what this law is, how it works, and how to use it most...

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