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Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017: Cultivation and Production

Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017: Cultivation and Production

Source: UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Renewable Resources

Added: 17/11/2017

 

The Afghanistan Opium Survey is implemented annually by the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) of Afghanistan in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The survey team collects and analyses information on the location and extent of opium poppy cultivation, potential opium production and the socio-economic...

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Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Source: Medicine, Conflict and Survival (Routledge), 2015

Author(s): Doug Weir

Topics: Assessment, Programming, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 13/11/2017

 

The impact of environmental pollution on public health is increasingly well documented in peacetime (WHO and UNEP 2015). Assessing and monitoring environmental risks has become a key function of governments, as have efforts to reduce emissions and exposures through legislation. While such efforts have been hard fought at times, regulatory...

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Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Lisa M. Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Niklas Bremberg, and Malin Mobjörk

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Climate-related security challenges are transnational in character, leading states to increasingly rely on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)—such as the European Union and the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization—for policy solutions. While climate security issues do not typically fit comfortably within the mandates of existing IGOs, recent decades have seen increasing efforts by IGOs...

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Pipelines, Protest, and Property

Pipelines, Protest, and Property

Source: Great Plains Research, 2017

Author(s): Jessica A. Shoemaker

Countries: United States

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 13/11/2017

 

At the end of 2016, more than 2.7 million miles of pipe carrying natural gas, crude oil, and other hazardous liquids crisscrossed the United States (PHMSA 2017). Most of these pipelines were built without major confl ict. Th ey required numerous government approvals and many, many property transfers of private...

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Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Source: Forest and Society, 2017

Author(s): Larry A. Fisher, Yeon-Su Kim, Sitti Latifah, and Madani Makarom

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Recent expansion of the forestry and plantation sectors in Indonesia has intensified agrarian and natural resource conflicts, and created increased awareness of the social, economic and environmental impacts of these disputes. Addressing these disputes is a critical issue in advancing Indonesia’s commitment to sustainable forest management. The Forest Management Units...

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Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project-Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Lessons from Four Decades of Infrastructure Project-Related Conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: Inter-American Development Bank/Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2017

Author(s): Graham Watkins, Sven-Uwe Mueller, Maria Cecilia Ramirez, Hendrik Meller, Ioannis Blatsos, Julia Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Cristina Contreras Casado, Andreas Georgoulias, Nikos Georgoulias, and Judith Rodriguez

Topics: Conflict Prevention

Added: 13/11/2017

 

This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on this scale at the infrastructure industry. A hybrid quantitative and qualitative research approach provided the data for the...

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Virtual Water Trade and Bilateral Conflicts

Virtual Water Trade and Bilateral Conflicts

Source: Advances in Water Resources, 2017

Author(s): Enrico De Angelis, Rodolfo Metulini, Vincenzo Bove, and Massimo Riccaboni

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

In light of growing water scarcity, virtual water, or the water embedded in key water-intensive commodities, has been an active area of debate among practitioners and academics alike. As of yet, however, there is no consensus on whether water scarcity affects conflict behavior and we still lack empirical research intending...

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Diplomatic Water Cooperation: The Case of Sino-India Dispute over Brahmaputra

Diplomatic Water Cooperation: The Case of Sino-India Dispute over Brahmaputra

Source: International Environmental Agreements, 2017

Author(s): Lei Xie and Shaofeng Jia

Countries: China, India

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

This article adopts the case study of resource management dispute over the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers (GBM) that cross national boundaries between China, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and India. Sino-Indian diplomatic initiatives over the GBM give rise to a complex and unbalanced geographical situation, which presents the need to seek...

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An Ultimatum Game Theory Based Approach for Basin Scale Water Allocation Conflict Resolution

An Ultimatum Game Theory Based Approach for Basin Scale Water Allocation Conflict Resolution

Source: Water Resource Management, 2017

Author(s): Ershad Oftadeh, Mojtaba Shourian, and Bahram Saghafian

Countries: Iran

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

Increasing water consumption via competitive demands has resulted in serious water conflicts and the subsequent environmental crisis in the Gavkhouni Watershed with the Gavkhouni swamp in the most downstream located in the central part of Iran. In this research, a two-player ultimatum game theory approach is adopted to not only...

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Navigating Obstacles, Opportunities and Reforms: Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Artisanal Mining Communities in Eastern DRC

Navigating Obstacles, Opportunities and Reforms: Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Artisanal Mining Communities in Eastern DRC

Source: Wageningen School of Social Sciences, 2017

Author(s): Marie Rose Bashwira Nyenyezi

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 12/11/2017

 

Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as in other countries, has generally been treated as a male affair. This, however, overlooks the fact that artisanal mining sites are key to the livelihoods of many women. Whether they fled from violence or were attracted by the opportunities of the...

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