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Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade in Myanmar: A Conflict-Sensitivity Analysis

Source: International Alert, 2017

Author(s): Jana Naujoks and Robert Barclay

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 22/01/2018

 

The aim of this report is to provide a conflict-sensitivity analysis of forest governance in Myanmar to inform all stakeholders involved in the negotiations of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Voluntary Partnership Agreement (FLEGT VPA) in Myanmar. Drawing on several case studies from across the country, this report seeks...

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Do Natural Resources Influence Who Comes to Power, and How?

Do Natural Resources Influence Who Comes to Power, and How?

Source: The Journal of Politics, 2017

Author(s): Maria Carreri and Oeindrila Dube

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Do natural resources impair institutional outcomes? Existing work studies how natural resources influence the behavior of leaders in power. We study how they influence leaders’ rise to power. Our analysis focuses on oil price shocks and local democracy in Colombia, a country mired in civil conflict. We find that when...

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Environmental Peacebuilding: Conditions for Success

Environmental Peacebuilding: Conditions for Success

Source: Wilson Center, 2011

Author(s): Alexander Carius

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 21/01/2018

 

This article seeks to systematize the study of environmental cooperation and to define its scope more clearly, by identifying the conditions under which environmental cooperation best facilitates conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and which forms of negotiation or stakeholder participation have been particularly successful. I reviewed and evaluated past experiences experiences...

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Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Conflict-Sensitive Conservation in the Maiko-Tanya-Kahuzi-Biega Landscape

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development , 2017

Author(s): Alec Crawford

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/01/2018

 

Conflict-sensitive conservation (CSC) is conservation programming and implementation that takes into account the causes and impacts of conflict and the actors involved in order to minimize conflict risks and maximize peace-building opportunities. In September 2017, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the IISD hosted a training workshop on CSC in Bukavu, South...

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Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Climate Change and the Politics of Military Bases

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2018

Author(s): Jeff D. Colgan

Countries: Greenland, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 18/01/2018

 

How does climate change affect the politics of military bases? The United States alone has hundreds of overseas bases that require continuous coordination with host governments. I argue that climate change can create knock-on environmental problems associated with a base’s infrastructure or waste. Those knock-on problems create a mix of...

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The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

The Pastoral Conflict Takes a Deadlier Turn

Source: SB Morgen Intelligence, 2018

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

The escalation in the pastoral conflict between nomadic cattle rearers, who are mainly of the Fulani ethnic group, and farmers from various ethnic groups indigenous to Nigeria’s Middle-Belt has led to the large scale destruction of lives and property in various parts of the country. Attacks by herdsmen, reprisals against...

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Contemporary Debates on Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America

Contemporary Debates on Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America

Source: The International Journal of Human Rights, 2017

Author(s): Malayna Raftopoulos

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 15/01/2018

 

This opening contribution to ‘Social-Environmental Conflicts, Extractivism and Human Rights in Latin America’ analyses how human rights have emerged as a weapon in the political battleground over the environment as natural resource extraction has become an increasingly contested and politicised form of development. It examines the link between human rights...

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Bamboo Beating Bandits: Conflict, Inequality, and Vulnerability in the Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Bamboo Beating Bandits: Conflict, Inequality, and Vulnerability in the Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Source: World Development, 2018

Author(s): Benjamin K. Sovacoo

Countries: Bangladesh

Topics: Climate Change, Governance

Added: 15/01/2018

 

Bangladesh contributes little to global greenhouse gas emissions, yet it is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. Based on semi-structured research interviews as a conduit to a literature review, this paper shows how the processes of enclosure, exclusion, encroachment, and entrenchment impede the vitality of its climate...

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Putting Violent Armed Conflict in the Center of the Salween Hydropower Debates

Putting Violent Armed Conflict in the Center of the Salween Hydropower Debates

Source: Critical Asian Studies Journal, 2017

Author(s): Diana Suhardiman, Jeff Rutherford, and Saw John Bright

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/01/2018

 

Regional economic integration has become the dominant development pathway promoted, endorsed, and followed by many developing country governments in South East Asia and globally. Focusing on hydropower development, this article shows how forces of globalization manifested in the Myanmar government’s strategies to promote economic growth are shaping the Salween River...

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Oil and Civil Conflict: On and Off (Shore)

Oil and Civil Conflict: On and Off (Shore)

Source: CESfio, 2017

Author(s): Jørgen Juel Andersen, Frode Martin Nordvik, and Andrea Tesei

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 15/01/2018

 

We reconsider the relationship between oil and conflict, focusing on the location of oil resources. In a panel of 132 countries over the period 1962-2009, we show that oil windfalls increase the probability of conflict in onshore-rich countries, while they decrease this probability in offshore-rich countries. We use a simple...

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