Basic Services

 

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Burma’s Environment: People, Problems, Policies

Burma’s Environment: People, Problems, Policies

Source: The Burma Environmental Working Group, 2011

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Basic Services, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/04/2014

 

Burma has extensive biodiversity and abundant natural resources, which have in recent years been threatened by militarization, large-scale resource extraction, and infrastructure development. Burma has some laws and policies related to protecting people and the environment, but the country lacks the necessary administrative and legal structures, standards, safeguards and political...

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The Security Challenges of Pastoralism in Central Africa

The Security Challenges of Pastoralism in Central Africa

Source: International Crisis Group, 2014

Countries: CAR, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Basic Services, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2014

 

Pastoralism generates wealth and economic interdependence between farmers and cattle herders in some African countries, but it also causes tension and conflicts. Most of these result from competition for vital resources such as water or pasturelands. In Chad, the Central African Republic (CAR) and north-east Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),...

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Guidance Note: Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Guidance Note: Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Source: UNDP, 2013

Countries: Bangladesh, Honduras, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Programming

Added: 17/01/2014

 

Focussing on urgent post-crisis assistance, this guidance note provides practical advice to UNDP Country Offices on how to plan, design and implement a short-term project that swiftly links governments and communities in the assessment, repair and reconstruction of essential community infrastructure such as local roads, bridges, irrigation canals, schools, health...

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Water, Conflict and Cooperation

Water, Conflict and Cooperation

Source: Carius, A., J. Dabelko, and A.T. Wolf (ECSP Report), 2004

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Water poses both a threat and an opportunity for the UN system. Increasing scarcity of clean fresh water impedes development, undercuts human health, and plays critical roles along the conflict continuum between and within states. While rarely (if ever) starting a war between states, water allocation is often a key...

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Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Assessment, Remediation, Restoration, and Reconstruction: Lessons and Emerging Issues

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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Road Infrastructure Reconstruction as a Peacebuilding Priority in Afghanistan: Negative Implications for Land Rights

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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Addressing Infrastructure Needs in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: An Introduction to Alternative Planning Approaches

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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Ecological Restoration and Peacebuilding: The Case of the Iraqi Marshes

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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Salting the Earth: Environmental Heatlh Challenges in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Added: 28/07/2013

 

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Placing Environmental and Natural Resource Risks, Impacts, and Opportunities on the Post-Conflict Peacebuilding Agenda

Added: 27/07/2013

 

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