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The library is a community-driven collection of analyses, guidance, policy, and other materials submitted by researchers and practitioners on peacebuilding and natural resources. It consists of assessments, case studies, policy briefs, reports, and multimedia content. This section is frequently updated with new materials.

 

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Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017: Cultivation and Production

Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017: Cultivation and Production

Source: UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Renewable Resources

Added: 17/11/2017

 

The Afghanistan Opium Survey is implemented annually by the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN) of Afghanistan in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The survey team collects and analyses information on the location and extent of opium poppy cultivation, potential opium production and the socio-economic...

 

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Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Civilian Protection, Environmental Pollution and Conflict – A Role for the Public Health Community

Source: Medicine, Conflict and Survival (Routledge), 2015

Author(s): Doug Weir

Topics: Assessment, Programming, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 13/11/2017

 

The impact of environmental pollution on public health is increasingly well documented in peacetime (WHO and UNEP 2015). Assessing and monitoring environmental risks has become a key function of governments, as have efforts to reduce emissions and exposures through legislation. While such efforts have been hard fought at times, regulatory...

 

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Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Lisa M. Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Niklas Bremberg, and Malin Mobjörk

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Climate-related security challenges are transnational in character, leading states to increasingly rely on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)—such as the European Union and the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization—for policy solutions. While climate security issues do not typically fit comfortably within the mandates of existing IGOs, recent decades have seen increasing efforts by IGOs...

 

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Pipelines, Protest, and Property

Pipelines, Protest, and Property

Source: Great Plains Research, 2017

Author(s): Jessica A. Shoemaker

Countries: United States

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 13/11/2017

 

At the end of 2016, more than 2.7 million miles of pipe carrying natural gas, crude oil, and other hazardous liquids crisscrossed the United States (PHMSA 2017). Most of these pipelines were built without major confl ict. Th ey required numerous government approvals and many, many property transfers of private...

 

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Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia's Forest Management Unit Directors

Source: Forest and Society, 2017

Author(s): Larry A. Fisher, Yeon-Su Kim, Sitti Latifah, and Madani Makarom

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Recent expansion of the forestry and plantation sectors in Indonesia has intensified agrarian and natural resource conflicts, and created increased awareness of the social, economic and environmental impacts of these disputes. Addressing these disputes is a critical issue in advancing Indonesia’s commitment to sustainable forest management. The Forest Management Units...

 

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