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Hard to Breathe: Afghanistan Air Pollution - Part 1 [Video]

Hard to Breathe: Afghanistan Air Pollution - Part 1 [Video]

Source: UN Environment, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 06/11/2017

 

In this short video, Professor Dr. Guizad from the Kabul Polytechnic University in Afghanistan talks about the challenges of outdoor air pollution in the city Air Pollution kills twice as many people in Kabul every year as war. Air Pollution is one of the six dimensions of pollution brought forth...

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Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Personal Journey of Change within the United Nations [Video]

Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding: A Personal Journey of Change within the United Nations [Video]

Source: Oxford University, 2017

Author(s): David Jensen

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

While the links between natural resources, conflict and peace are well understood within the academic community, the UN system has been slow to respond to the risks and opportunities in a comprehensive way. A combination of geo-political interests, sovereignty concerns, and other diplomatic barriers have largely undermined reforms across the...

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Protect the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Livestock Holders in Flood-Affected and Conflict Areas of Afghanistan through the Provision of Animal Feed

Protect the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Livestock Holders in Flood-Affected and Conflict Areas of Afghanistan through the Provision of Animal Feed

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

To protect the livelihoods of vulnerable livestock holders in flood-affected and conflict areas through the provision of animal feed and veterinary supplies, as well as improve production capacity by supporting four small-scale feed processing dairy union facilities in Afghanistan.

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Wildlife at War in Angola: Book Review by Dr. George Hughes

Wildlife at War in Angola: Book Review by Dr. George Hughes

Source: The Conservation Imperative, 2017

Author(s): George Hughes

Countries: Angola

Topics: Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

Over the past two centuries, Africa has been the scene of some of the greatest, most dramatic, and most shameful, ecological and environmental catastrophes ever to occur on earth. I refer to the near total destruction of one of the richest and most spectacular assemblies of large mammal biodiversity ever...

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Report of the Secretary-General on the Situation in Abyei

Source: UN Security Council, 2017

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 06/11/2017

 

The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 32 of Security Council resolution 2352 (2017), in which the Council requested to be informed of progress in implementing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and to have any serious violations of all applicable agreements brought...

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Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

As I write this, levels of carbon dioxide in our global atmosphere have just exceeded 410 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history, they haven’t reached this level for millions of years. Scientists predicted that this would happen, and it has. The consequences are reflected in...

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Aid under Contestation: Public Works, Labour and Community Based Food Security Programming in Post-conflict Northern Uganda

Aid under Contestation: Public Works, Labour and Community Based Food Security Programming in Post-conflict Northern Uganda

Source: Ghent University, 2017

Author(s): Winnie W. Wairimu, Maja A. Slingerland, Dorothea Hilhorst, Bart Weijs, and Gemma van der Haar

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/10/2017

 

After a period of intense conflict and displacement prior to 2006, households in northern Uganda are facing the challenge of rebuilding their livelihoods upon returning to their homesteads. Most aid programmes and government services that support this process are focusing on food security. They typically favour projects that aim to...

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Explaining the Uneven Distribution of Conflict Mineral Policy Implementation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Role of the Katanga Policy Network (2009-2011)

Explaining the Uneven Distribution of Conflict Mineral Policy Implementation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Role of the Katanga Policy Network (2009-2011)

Source: Ghent University, 2015

Author(s): Jose Diemel and Jeroen Cuvelier

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 31/10/2017

 

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Selling Green Militarization: The Discursive (Re)production of Militarized Conservation in the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Selling Green Militarization: The Discursive (Re)production of Militarized Conservation in the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: Geoforum, 2016

Author(s): Esther Marijnen and Judith Verweijen

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/10/2017

 

In recent years, the militarization of nature conservation has intensified, especially in protected areas located in conflict zones or plagued by ‘poaching crises’. Such ‘green militarization’ is enabled by a range of discursive techniques that allow it to be seen as a ‘normal’ and ‘legitimate’ response. This article analyzes these...

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Grabbing the 'Clean Slate': The Politics of the Intersection of Land Grabbing, Disasters and Climate Change

Grabbing the 'Clean Slate': The Politics of the Intersection of Land Grabbing, Disasters and Climate Change

Source: International Institute of Social Studies, 2015

Author(s): Maria Angelina Mariano Uson

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Climate Change, Land

Added: 31/10/2017

 

Land grabs in the wake of a disaster are nothing new. However this phenomenon gains certain particularities and interest when it happens within the current context of climate change policy initiatives and the global land rush. This nexus produces a new set of political processes containing new actors and alliances,...

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