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Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART TWO - Three Case Studies of Livestock Emergency Programmes in Sudan, and Lessons Learned

Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART TWO - Three Case Studies of Livestock Emergency Programmes in Sudan, and Lessons Learned

Source: Getachew Gebru, Hanan Yousif, Abdelhafiz Mohamed, Belihu Negesse, Helen Young (UNEP / Tufts), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

UNEP, Tufts University and the Feinstein International Center are pleased to announce the publication of a two part review of emergency livestock interventions in Sudan. Livestock production is a crucial livelihood strategy for farmers and pastoralists throughout Sudan, and contributes to a wider economy linked with livestock marketing, livestock products,...

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Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response:  PART ONE - A Review of Livestock-Based Livelihood Projects in Sudan

Livestock, Livelihoods, and Disaster Response: PART ONE - A Review of Livestock-Based Livelihood Projects in Sudan

Source: Merry Fitzpatrick, Helen Young (UNEP / Tufts University), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

UNEP, Tufts University and the Feinstein International Center are pleased to announce the publication of a two part review of emergency livestock interventions in Sudan. Livestock production is a crucial livelihood strategy for farmers and pastoralists throughout Sudan, and contributes to a wider economy linked with livestock marketing, livestock products,...

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Pastoralism in Practice: Monitoring Livestock Mobility in Contemporary Sudan

Pastoralism in Practice: Monitoring Livestock Mobility in Contemporary Sudan

Source: Helen Young et al (UNEP / Tufts University), 2013

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

This report highlights the importance of pastoralist livestock mobility for the resilience of pastoralist livelihood systems and for maximising productivity. Tufts and partners monitored camel, sheep and cattle herds for up to five months in Darfur and Kordofan regions of Sudan.  Using mixed methods and GPS tracking the study recorded...

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Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Foreign Investment, Law and Sustainable Development: A Handbook on Agriculture and Extractive Industries

Source: Lorenzo Cotula (IIED), 2013

Countries: Cambodia, Chad, El Salvador, Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, Peru, Philippines

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

This handbook is about how to use law to make foreign investment work for sustainable development. It aims to provide a rigorous yet accessible analysis of the law regulating foreign investment in low and middle-income countries – what this law is, how it works, and how to use it most...

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Encouraging Peace-building Through Better Natural Resource Management

Encouraging Peace-building Through Better Natural Resource Management

Source: Oli Brown (Chatham House), 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Syria

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 23/12/2013

 

Natural resources such as conflict diamonds and illegal timber are known to trigger and prolong armed violence. What is less discussed is the contribution that effective and accountable environmental and natural resource management (NRM) can make to peace-building. Countries emerging from conflict face a range of complex environmental and natural...

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Taking Root: The Cash Crop Trade in Darfur

Taking Root: The Cash Crop Trade in Darfur

Source: Margie Buchanan-Smith et al. (UNEP / Tufts University), 2013

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

The purpose of the study is to understand the impact of a decade of conflict in Darfur on the trade in some of Darfur’s major cash crops. How has the cash crop trade adapted, and to what extent, if at all, has it recovered? What are the major constraints faced?...

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Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Source: Ced Hesse, Simon Anderson, Lorenzo Cotula, Jamie Skinner and Camilla Toulmin (IIED), 2013

Countries: Chad, Mali, Niger

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

For decades the Sahel has been presented as suffering from irreversible degradation, leading to desert advancement and the impoverishment of the population. This issue paper develops an alternative profile and identifies the considerable potential of the Sahel’s dryland ecosystems. It explores the inherent resilience within existing crop and livestock production...

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The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities

The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities

Source: UNEP & UNDP, 2013

Countries: Afghanistan, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Liberia, Nepal, Uganda

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/12/2013

 

States, intergovernmental organizations and other partners need to step up efforts to better integrate natural resource management into post-conflict reintegration programmes, according to this UN report. The Role of Natural Resources in Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration - Addressing Risks and Seizing Opportunities stresses that natural resources - which, in many conflict-affected...

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A U.S. Asian-Pacific  Pivot Point: Burma’s  Natural Resources

A U.S. Asian-Pacific Pivot Point: Burma’s Natural Resources

Source: Kirk Talbott, John Waugh, and Douglas Batson (PRISM Vol. 4 No. 3 p.111), 2013

Countries: Burma, Myanmar

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Land

Added: 20/11/2013

 

Good governance, encompassing both business and human rights agendas, provides just the anchor that U.S. foreign policy needs to interface with, as opposed to intervene in, 'the new Burma.' This article argues for strengthening land tenure and community-based property rights and agreements for the equitable sharing of natural resources as a...

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Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Source: UNDP, 2012

Countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Colombia, Haiti, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liberia, Nepal, Somalia, South Sudan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia

Topics: Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2013

 

Based upon an extensive stocktaking of UNDP’s experience in crisis affected contexts, Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract provides insights on new approaches to governance promotion, analysis and programming adapted to the 21st century challenges of fragility. Relying on interviews with policy makers, partners and programme staff this publication...

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