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Trading off Natural Resources and Rural Livelihoods: A Framework for Sustainability Assessment of Small-Scale Food Production in Water-Limited Regions

Trading off Natural Resources and Rural Livelihoods: A Framework for Sustainability Assessment of Small-Scale Food Production in Water-Limited Regions

Source: Advances in Water Resources, 2017

Author(s): Francesca Recanati, Andrea Castelletti, Giovanni Dotelli, and Paco Melia

Countries: Palestine

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Enhancing local production is key to promoting food security, especially in rural households of low-income countries, but may conflict with limited natural resources and ecosystems preservation. We propose a framework integrating the water-food nexus and a sustainable livelihoods perspective to assess small-scale food production in water-poor regions. We demonstrate it...

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The Multifaceted Relationship between Land and Violent Conflict: The Case of Apaa Evictions in Amuru District, Northern Uganda

The Multifaceted Relationship between Land and Violent Conflict: The Case of Apaa Evictions in Amuru District, Northern Uganda

Source: African Studies Centre Leiden, 2016

Author(s): Doreen Nancy Kobusingye, Mathijs van Leeuwen, and Han van Dijk

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 18/08/2017

 

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Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Source: Springer Link, 2016

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Although the interconnected issues of gender, climate change and peacebuilding have been high on the international agenda for the past decades, and the interplay between the issues has been researched in pairs (i.e. gender/peacebuilding, gender/climate change, climate change/peacebuilding), there is little research available on the simultaneous interplay of the three....

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Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Source: International Political Science Review, 2016

Author(s): Nicole George

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Programming

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Efforts to adopt provisions of the United Nations Women, Peace and Security agenda in local policy contexts are often hailed enthusiastically by gender advocates as a transformative development. But closer scrutiny of these localisation efforts may reveal something different. This article draws on theories of feminist institutionalism to examine the...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Current Acute Food Insecurity Overview June 2017 - December 2017

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Current Acute Food Insecurity Overview June 2017 - December 2017

Source: Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, 2017

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 17/08/2017

 

11% of the total rural population (71 719 669) are classified in IPC Phases 3 and 4, an increase of almost 30% of the number of people in acute food insecurity and livelihood crisis compared to the previous year. HIGHLIGHTS In total, the number of people in acute food insecurity and livelihood...

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics , 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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Transboundary Data Sharing and Resilience Scenarios: Harnessing the Role of Regional Organizations for Environmental Security

Transboundary Data Sharing and Resilience Scenarios: Harnessing the Role of Regional Organizations for Environmental Security

Source: Water Security in a New World, 2017

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali and Asim Zia

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Programming

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Effective regional planning in the Indus basin necessitates greater transboundary data sharing on environmental indicators. Reliable hydrological data across political borders is essential to ensure more accurate and effective risk management mechanisms. Given the high vulnerability of this region to climate change, data sharing through existing regional cooperation organizations such...

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Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Source: The University of Queensland , 2017

Author(s): Mirza Sadaqat Huda

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 17/08/2017

 

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Gendering Environmental Reconstruction: A Study of the Gendered Dimensions of UNEP's Environmental Reconstruction Assessments

Gendering Environmental Reconstruction: A Study of the Gendered Dimensions of UNEP's Environmental Reconstruction Assessments

Source: Lund University , 2017

Author(s): Sofie Berglund

Topics: Assessment, Gender, Programming

Added: 17/08/2017

 

As we are facing a future of more frequent and extreme weather events targeting primarily low income countries, research on effective and inclusive environmental reconstruction following these crises is vital. In this study, the gender inclusion of UNEP’s environmental reconstruction assessments is examined by looking at four cases in which...

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Factors of Success and Failure for Transboundary Environmental Cooperation: Projects in the Gulf of Aqaba

Factors of Success and Failure for Transboundary Environmental Cooperation: Projects in the Gulf of Aqaba

Source: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 2017

Author(s): Michelle E. Portman and Yael Teff-Seker

Countries: Israel, Jordan

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/08/2017

 

After signing a peace accord in 1994, joint projects were initiated between Israel and Jordan aimed at enhancing environmental protection and resource management. This paper discusses the Red Sea Dead Sea Canal, the Eilat-Aqaba Municipal Cooperation initiative, the Joint Oil Spill Contingency Plan and the Red Sea Marine Peace Park...

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