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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 10/04/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Greening Peace in Colombia

Greening Peace in Colombia

Source: Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Brigitte Baptiste, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Victor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Germán I. Andrade, Pablo Vieira, Lina M. Estupiñán-Suárez, Maria C. Londoño, William Laurance, and Tien Ming Lee

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

As peace consolidates in Colombia, can biodiversity survive development? We discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating forest biodiversity conservation into developing, war-dilapidated economies of post-conflict regions, paving the way for a green economy and climate resilient society. If the peace agreement that was recently approved by the Colombian congress holds after...

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Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Oil: Water and Land Grabbing in the Altillanura; The Case of Pacific -- Multinational-Local in Colombia

Source: INDEPAZ, 2016

Author(s): Karlijn Kuijpers, Mark van Dorp, Yamile Salinas Abdala, and Camilo González Posso

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

En junio de 2011, la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó los Principios Rectores sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos: puesta en práctica del Marco para “proteger, respetar y remediar”, en los que se reitera la obligación de los Estados de proteger los derechos humanos de posibles violaciones por parte de...

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Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Land and Territory in the Córdoba Department after Conflict

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Andrea Lopera Lombana, Catalina Serrano, and Javier Lautaro Medina

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este informe trata el contexto actual del departamento de Córdoba desde tres perspectivas diferentes: las dinámicas del conflicto armado, los derechos a la tierra y al territorio de las comunidades rurales y el extractivismo. Cada una de ellas se desarrolla sobre la base de visitas a terreno y en el...

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Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Special Report: Mining, Agrarian and Environmental Conflicts in South Guajira

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Ana María Llorente, Federico Giraldo, Liliana Múnera Montes, Martha Cecilia García, Paula Álvarez, Tatiana Cuenca, and Zohanny Arboleda

Countries: Colombia

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

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este Informe Especial presenta una descripción de la manera en que se estableció la industria minera en esta región de Colombia y de algunos conflictos agrarios y ambientales generados a partir de la misma. El documento sintetiza el trabajo de investigación que el CINEP/PPP ha desarrollado durante los últimos cuatro años...

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Extractivismos y Posconflicto en Colombia: Retos para la Paz Territorial

Extractivismos y Posconflicto en Colombia: Retos para la Paz Territorial

Extractivism and Post Conflict in Colombia. Challenges for a Territorial Peace

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Aída Gálvez, Alejandra Ciro, Angélica Rocío López Granada, Astrid Ulloa, Catalina Quiroga Manrique, Catalina Serrano, César Cardona, Emerson Buitrago, Estefanía Ciro, Ingrid Díaz Moreno, Jhonnatan Fernando López, Julián Barbosa, Juliana Duarte, and Marcel

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Peace Agreements

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este libro reúne un conjunto de artículos sobre el grande y grave problema del extractivismo en Colombia. Son doce los trabajos y un texto introductorio que relacionan los contextos regionales y nacionales, y desde ahí, su inmersión, en la economía global del capitalismo. Esta investigación constituye un colectivo de reflexión, un...

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Restitución de Tierras

Restitución de Tierras

Land Restitution

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2017

Author(s): Adriana Fuentes, Andrea Lopera Lombana, Javier Lautaro Medina, and Tulia Moreno

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

La presente publicación recoge una serie de artículos producidos por el Observatorio de Restitución de Tierras de Cinep/PPP “Tierras y derechos”, que ha realizado un seguimiento detallado a la implementación de la política de restitución de tierras a partir de la entrada en vigor de la Ley 1448 de 2011,...

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Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Environmental Sustainability in Post-Conflict Countries: Insights for Rural Colombia

Source: Environment Development and Sustainability Journal, 2017

Author(s): Andres Suarez, Paola Andrea Arias-Arévalo, and Eliana Martinez

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Post-conflict countries (PCC) guide their priorities toward restoration of socioeconomic conditions and relegate sustainability objectives to the background. With the aim to provide insights for the current discussion on rural environmental sustainability in today’s post-conflict Colombia, we analyzed the environmental dynamics of seven PCC. We found that (1) deforestation and...

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Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Indigenous Identity, Natural Resources, and Contentious Politics in Bolivia

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2015

Author(s): Annegret Mähler and Jan H. Pierskalla

Countries: Bolivia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

How do natural resources and ethnic identity interact to incite or to mitigate social conflict? This article argues that high-value natural resources can act as an important catalyst for the politicization of ethnic, specifically indigenous identity, and contribute to social conflict as they limit the malleability of identity frames and...

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The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

The Paradox of Land Reform, Inequality and Development in Colombia

Source: London School of Economics and Political Science, 2017

Author(s): Jean-Paul Faguet, Fabio Sánchez, and Marta-Juanita Villaveces

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Over two centuries, Colombia transferred vast quantities of land, equivalent to the entire UK landmass, mainly to landless peasants. And yet Colombia retains one of the highest concentrations of land ownership in the world. Why? We show that land reform’s effects are highly bimodal. Most of Colombia’s 1100+ municipalities lack...

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