Cooperation

 

There are 287 items related to Cooperation. Items are listed by date added.

 

Peace Parks in Southern Africa

Peace Parks in Southern Africa

Source: Larry A. Swatuk (Harry Oppenheimer Okavango Research Centre, University of Botswana), 2005

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 08/05/2014

 

Transboundary Natural Resource Management (TBNRM) initiatives, such as “peace parks,” abound throughout Southern and Eastern Africa. Defined by Griffin et al. (1999) as “any process of cooperation across boundaries that facilitates or improves the management of natural resources (to the benefit of all parties in the area concerned),” TBNRM can...

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The Potential and Pitfalls of Global Environmental Governance: The Politics of Transfrontier Conservation Areas in Southern Africa

The Potential and Pitfalls of Global Environmental Governance: The Politics of Transfrontier Conservation Areas in Southern Africa

Source: Dr. Rosaleen Duffy, 2006

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Land

Added: 08/05/2014

 

This article examines the potential and problems associated with global environmental governance with particular reference to Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs) in Southern Africa. By taking a political ecology approach, it reflects on theories and practices of global environmental governance through an analysis of transboundary environmental management. In particular, it examines...

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Scrutiny of  South Sudan’s Oil Industry

Scrutiny of South Sudan’s Oil Industry

Source: Leben N. Moro, John A. Akec, and Mekalilie B. Bol, 2014

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 06/05/2014

 

Based on fieldwork conducted from 2010 to 2012, this report analyses community- oil company relations, labour practices in the sector, and impact of the industry on local land use patterns in South Sudan. When the current conflict in South Sudan is brought to an end, the petroleum sector again forms...

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From Conflict to Cooperation in the Nile Basin

From Conflict to Cooperation in the Nile Basin

Source: Simon Mason, 2004

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/04/2014

 

This monograph addresses conflict and cooperation issues relating to water resources in the eastern Nile Basin. The author examines how large groups of people can use scarce resources in a cooperative and sustainable way. The publication also examines water management practices in Egypt and Sudan and analyzes international perceptions towards...

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Support by Australia, Europeancountries, and Japan to the Interim Mekong Committee during post-conflict periods in Laos and Vietnam

Support by Australia, Europeancountries, and Japan to the Interim Mekong Committee during post-conflict periods in Laos and Vietnam

Source: Mikiyasu Nakayama, 2011

Countries: Japan, Vietnam

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 28/04/2014

 

The Japanese government’s policy of engagement and fiscal aid to the Interim Mekong Committee helped the Interim Mekong Committee to continue its work as a stabilizing force in the region.1 Japan, Australia, and European countries continued to support the Interim Mekong Committee at a time when the United States had withdrawn...

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U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Liberia:  Forestry as the Cornerstone to  Peacebuilding

U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Liberia: Forestry as the Cornerstone to Peacebuilding

Source: Sandra S. Nichols and Lisa Goldman, 2011

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/04/2014

 

In international peacebuilding circles, the post-conflict natural resource reforms that have taken place since Liberia’s fourteen-year civil war ended in 2003 are commonly heralded as a new watershed. Natural resources—timber in particular —were central to the war. The warring factions used billions of dollars of timber revenues to purchase arms...

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Designing Environmental Restoration  Programs in Politically Fragile States:  Lessons from Haiti

Designing Environmental Restoration Programs in Politically Fragile States: Lessons from Haiti

Source: Alex Fischer and Marc A. Levy, 2011

Countries: Haiti

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 28/04/2014

 

Haiti is a fragile state influenced by extreme poverty, a weak government, high natural disaster risk, and severe environmental degradation (de Sherbinin 1996; Howard 1998; Murray and Bannister 2004; ICG 2009). These elements of fragility are linked in a perverse web of interactions. Natural disasters prevent sustained economic growth, limit...

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Restoration of Agriculture in Post-conflict Timor-Leste

Restoration of Agriculture in Post-conflict Timor-Leste

Source: Haruka Satoh, Toshiyasu Suzuki, and Naori Miyazawa, 2011

Countries: Timor-Leste

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

Added: 28/04/2014

 

This case study contrasts the differing approaches employed by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) in the reconstruction of agricultural infrastructure in Timor-Leste. JICA launched a project to increase local rice production and took a top-down approach with limited citizen participation and strong mechanized farming....

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Post-conflict Assistance to  Timor-Leste for Reforestation  and Community Recovery

Post-conflict Assistance to Timor-Leste for Reforestation and Community Recovery

Source: Naori Miyazawa, 2011

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 28/04/2014

 

The chapter examines the United Nations–supported Ainaro and Manatuto Community Activation Project (AMCAP), a two-phase reforestation and community recovery project in post conflict Timor-Leste. AMCAP is unique both because it was one of only four projects launched within the framework of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and it...

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Water Security

Water Security

Source: Anders Jägerskog, Ashok Swain, and Joakim Öjendal, 2014

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

Added: 28/04/2014

 

The four voumes of this collection seek to broadly outline the debate as it has developed, both from a policy as well as an academic perspective, with the aim to bring conceptual clarity as well as provide an account of how the water security discourse has emerged and developed.   (Purchase...

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