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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

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

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

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‘Climate Borders’ in the Anthropocene: Securitizing Displacements, Migration and Refugees

‘Climate Borders’ in the Anthropocene: Securitizing Displacements, Migration and Refugees

Source: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015

Author(s): Sanjay Chaturvedi and Timothy Doyle

Countries: Bangladesh

Topics: Climate Change, Governance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

At the heart of contemporary, fast multiplying climate-security narratives originating largely (but not entirely) from the global North are the imaginative geographies of millions of impoverished Afro-Asians being uprooted and displaced from their habitat and crossing borders in search of the greener and securer pastures. The latest 5th Assessment Report...

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Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Europe’s Twenty‑first Century Challenge: Climate Change, Migration and Security

Source: European View, 2016

Author(s): Michael Werz and Max Hoffman 

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Most of the refugees arriving in Europe are fleeing civil war and unrest. However, it is important to recognise how the second-order effects of climate change—which can undermine agriculture and increase competition for water and food resources—are contributing to instability and decisions to migrate. While migratory decisions are complex, climate...

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Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal, 2015

Author(s): Leonardo Orlando

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

There is a general consensus among experts that water scarcity in the twenty-first century will seriously threaten world peace. As it is essential for virtually all domestic, agricultural and industrial uses, as well as for maintaining ecological balance, water is the fundamental pillar of socioeconomic, cultural, political, and environmental development....

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Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Source: International Journal of Conflict Management, 2015

Author(s): Elvira Bobekova

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Purpose – This paper aims to fill the gaps by conducting the first large n study examining the role of third parties in the emergence of river agreements in Asia and Africa during the time period 1948-2007. There is a growing literature on what explains agreements in river disputes. However,...

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Temperature, Maize Yield, and Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

Temperature, Maize Yield, and Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Climatic Change, 2017

Author(s): Tackseung Jun

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Civil conflicts have swept through many parts of sub-Saharan Africa in the past half century. Recently, scholars from backgrounds as diver as climate science, economics, political science, and anthropology have explored the effects of climate change on these civil conflicts, with mixed results. Our empirical results confirm effects of temperature...

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 19/06/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Crop Prospects and Food Situation (Quarterly Global Report)

Crop Prospects and Food Situation (Quarterly Global Report)

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2017

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

FAO estimates that 37 countries are in need of external assistance for food. Civil conflict continues to be a main driver of severe food insecurity, triggering famine in South Sudan and putting populations at high risk of localized famine in Yemen and northern Nigeria. Weather shocks, notably droughts, have also impinged...

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Ghor and Badghis Provinces—Locust Infestation Assessment (Bulletin #1)

Ghor and Badghis Provinces—Locust Infestation Assessment (Bulletin #1)

Source: World Food Programme, 2017

Author(s): Mudasir Nazar and Eric Kenefick

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

The locust infestation is a devastating natural disaster that has a negative impact on the crops and agriculture products. In Afghanistan, the locust infestation has been experienced in different parts of the country in the past and is continuously reported in the past few years in Badghis and Ghor provinces....

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Climate Change in a Small Transboundary Tributary of the Syr Darya Calls for Effective Cooperation and Adaptation

Climate Change in a Small Transboundary Tributary of the Syr Darya Calls for Effective Cooperation and Adaptation

Source: Mountain Research and Development, 2012

Author(s): Dominic Stucker, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Murat Yakubov, and Kai Wegerich

Countries: Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/06/2017

 

This article focuses on cooperative adaptation strategies at the community, water user association, district, and national levels along the Khojabakirgansai, a small transboundary tributary of the Syr Darya in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Data were collected in the basin through in-depth expert interviews, site visits, and household surveys, and were triangulated...

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