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The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

The Future of Transboundary Water Conflicts

Source: Political Science Quarterly, 2016

Author(s): Miroslav Nincic and Matthew Weiss

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

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High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

High Asia: The International Dynamics of Climate Change and Water Security

Source: The Journal of Asian Studies, 2017

Author(s): Alana M. Wilson, Sierra Gladfelter, Mark W. Williams, Sonika Shahi, Prashant Baral, Richard Armstrong, and Adina Racoviteanu

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Asia, a region grappling with the impacts of climate change, increasing natural disasters, and transboundary water issues, faces major challenges to water security. Water resources there are closely tied to the dramatic Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) mountain range, where over 46,000 glaciers hold some of the largest repositories of fresh water...

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Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Urban Land Conflict in the Global South: Towards an Analytical Framework

Source: Urban Studies, 2016

Author(s): Melanie Lombard and Carole Rakodi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 12/07/2017

 

In cities of the Global South, access to land is a pressing concern. Typically neither states nor markets provide suitable land for all users, especially low-income households. In the context of urban growth and inequality, acute competition for land and the regulatory failures of states often result in conflict, which...

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Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Perceptions of Environmental Justice and the Conflict Surrounding Large Carnivore Management in Norway — Implications for Conflict Management

Source: Biological Conservation, 2016

Author(s): Kim S. Jacobsen and John D.C. Linnell

Countries: Norway

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Human-wildlife conflict is increasingly being recognised as containing strong elements of social conflict. The extent to which stakeholders regard a management system as being just and fair is a key social dimension of conflict. This paper investigates the perceptions of justice regarding the carnivore conflict in Norway among sheep farmers,...

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Living off the Land: The Connection between Cropland, Food Security, and Violence against Civilians

Living off the Land: The Connection between Cropland, Food Security, and Violence against Civilians

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Ore Koren and Benjamin E. Bagozzi

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

Food security has attracted widespread attention in recent years. Yet, despite preliminary evidence connecting food insecurity to political violence, we lack a systematic understanding of the relationship(s) between local food resources and violence against civilians. This study develops a food-security based theory to explain the significant variation that we observe...

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Decoupling National Water Needs for National Water Supplies: Insights and Potential for Countries in the Jordan Basin

Decoupling National Water Needs for National Water Supplies: Insights and Potential for Countries in the Jordan Basin

Source: West Asia-North Africa Institute, 2017

Author(s): Michael Gilmont, Steve Rayner, Erica Harper, Lara Nassar, Nadav Tal, Mike Simpson, and Hilmi Salem

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This report analyses and compares the water allocation and management experience of Jordan, Palestine and Israel using the lens of economic and resource decoupling to highlight past trends and future potential for jurisdictions in the region to circumvent limits on natural water resources. Like most Middle East economies, Jordan and...

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The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

The Water Security Concept--Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation in the Middle East

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2017

Author(s): Gidon Bromberg and Giulia Giordano

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

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

Added: 12/07/2017

 

The concept of water security has attracted growing attention in the past few years. Multiple definitions can be found in both policy and academic literature, spurring a debate on the different approaches and framings of water security. Such definitions generally tend to highlight issues of access and quantity but have...

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Energy Cooperation and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Seismic Shift towards Peace or Conflict?

Energy Cooperation and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Seismic Shift towards Peace or Conflict?

Source: The S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016

Author(s): Angelos Giannakopoulos

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/07/2017

 

In recent years, the field of energy policy in the EU has been expanding and gaining increasing attention due to a range of important developments that have been taking place both within and on the periphery of Europe. These include: a) the confrontation of the EU (and the West in...

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Running to Fight Another Day: Commodification of Peace and the Resurgence of Violence in Post-amnesty Niger Delta

Running to Fight Another Day: Commodification of Peace and the Resurgence of Violence in Post-amnesty Niger Delta

Source: African Security, 2016

Author(s): Surulola James Eke

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/07/2017

 

Peace cannot be procured like a bar of chocolate. The processes leading to peace are painstaking and must be enduring; gradually replacing the environment of rancor with an ambience amenable to peace. The 2009 amnesty deal between the Nigerian Federal Government and Niger Delta militants apparently was anchored on immediate...

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Cold Peace: Arctic Conflict in an Era of Climate Change

Cold Peace: Arctic Conflict in an Era of Climate Change

Source: Journal of Intelligence and Terrorism Studies, 2016

Author(s): John Ash

Topics: Climate Change, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/07/2017

 

This article addresses the question: “Will conflict become more likely in the Arctic as the climate changes?” Five misconceptions relating to the problem are discussed, and their underlying complexity is exposed. First, the concept that conflict in the Arctic is a novel phenomenon is dismissed. The second misconception examined is...

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