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Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Toward Sustainable Peace: A New Research Agenda for Post-Conflict Natural Resource Management

Source: Global Environmental Politics Journal, 2017

Author(s): Florian Krampe

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

Added: 22/10/2017

 

This forum reflects upon the current state of research on post-conflict natural resource management. It identifies two dominant perspectives on environmental peacebuilding in the literature: one focused on environmental cooperation, the other on resource risk. Both perspectives share a concern for the sustainable management of natural resources in post-conflict settings...

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Seasonal Migration and Settlement around Lake Chad: Strategies for Control of Resources in an Increasingly Drying Lake

Seasonal Migration and Settlement around Lake Chad: Strategies for Control of Resources in an Increasingly Drying Lake

Source: Resources, 2017

Author(s): Felix Watang Zieba, Genesis Tambang Yengoh, and Abdouraman Tom

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/10/2017

 

The Lake Chad Basin has for a very long period supported the livelihoods of millions of peoples from the different countries that share this transboundary water resource. Its shrinking over the decades has meant that many of those who depend on it for livelihoods would have to adjust to the...

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Greening Africa's Borderlands: The Symbiotic Politics of Land and Borders in Peace Parks

Greening Africa's Borderlands: The Symbiotic Politics of Land and Borders in Peace Parks

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Maano Ramutsindela

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 01/10/2017

 

This paper probes borderlands as an entry point into an inquiry into the convergence between the politics of land and the politics of borders. Such politics is ascribed to real and imagined attributes of borderlands, including their ethnographies in Africa. I argue that borderlands enable a form of environmentalism that...

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Situating Water in Peacebuilding: Revisiting the Middle East Peace Process

Situating Water in Peacebuilding: Revisiting the Middle East Peace Process

Source: Water International, 2013

Author(s): Karin Aggestam and Anna Sundell-Eklund

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

Few studies have conceptually discussed the linkage between hydropolitics and peacebuilding. This article critically assesses the problematique of conflict and cooperation in the Jordan River basin and explores the underlying and shared assumptions between functionalist negotiation principles and liberal peacebuilding practices. It analyzes the competing positions among Israelis and Palestinians and revisits...

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Water Conflict and Cooperation in Southern Africa

Water Conflict and Cooperation in Southern Africa

Source: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, 2015

Author(s): Larry Swatuk

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

The water resources of southern Africa have featured centrally in the global literature on water conflict and cooperation. This scholarship has appeared in two waves: (1) the post-Cold War focus on resource scarcities and the possibility of ‘water wars’ and (2) the mid-2000s rise of fears surrounding the impact of...

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Could Changing Power Relationships Lead to Better Water Sharing in Central Asia?

Could Changing Power Relationships Lead to Better Water Sharing in Central Asia?

Source: MDPI: Water, 2017

Author(s): Aibek Zhupankhan, Kamshat Tussupova, and Ronny Berndtsson

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/09/2017

 

Even though Central Asia is water rich, water disputes have characterized the region after crumbling of the Soviet Union in 1991. The uneven spatial distribution and complex pattern of transboundary water sources with contrasting national water needs have created an intricate water dilemma. Increasing national water needs, water claims by...

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International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

Source: University of California Press , 2016

Author(s): Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

International Water Scarcity and Variability considers international water management challenges created by water scarcity and environmental change. Although media coverage and some scholars tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward armed conflict and war, Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar demonstrate that there are many examples of and mechanisms...

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Maintaining Arctic Cooperation with Russia

Maintaining Arctic Cooperation with Russia

Source: RAND Corporation, 2017

Author(s): Stephanie Pezard, Abbie Tingstad, Kristin Van Abel, and Scott Stephenson

Countries: Russia, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Despite this being a period of generally heightened tensions between Russia and the West, cooperation on Arctic affairs has remained largely intact, with the exception of direct military-to-military cooperation in the region. This report examines potential transformations that could alter Russia's current cooperative stance there. It analyzes four current security...

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Predicting International River Basin Conflict and Cooperation

Predicting International River Basin Conflict and Cooperation

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2014

Author(s): Thomas Bernauer and Tobias Bohmelt

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/09/2017

 

Growing demands for water combined with supply constraints may lead to an increased potential for international water conflicts, because many of the world’s freshwater systems cut across national boundaries. Which international river basins are likely to experience greater conflict risks or more cooperation? What factors increase or decrease conflict risk (cooperation)? We...

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Reconciling Islamic Ethics, Fossil Fuel Dependence, and Climate Change in the Middle East

Reconciling Islamic Ethics, Fossil Fuel Dependence, and Climate Change in the Middle East

Source: Review of Middle East Studies, 2017

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The dominance of fossil fuel economies in the Middle East with large Muslim majority populations has led to a recurring question about the role Islamic ethics might play in galvanizing action on climate change. However, the perceived clash of economic values versus environmental norms in Islam deserves more careful examination....

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