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Collective Action for Managing Natural Resources

Collective Action for Managing Natural Resources

Source: Helle  Munk  Ravnborg,  Maria  del  Pilar  Guerrero  &  Olaf Westermann (DANIDA and IDRC), 2004

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The manual offers methodological tools that help to foster dialogue on natural resource management in a given area. It points out strategies to facilitate dialogue and ways to integrate stakeholders. The manual gives detailed practical advice that helps the practitioner with initiating and supporting a process towards integrated wealth management.

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Decentralized Governance of Natural Resources

Decentralized Governance of Natural Resources

Source: UNDP, 2006

Countries: Bolivia, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan

Topics: Governance, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/11/2013

 

The publication focuses on lessons learned about risks, constraints and opportunities in the decentralization process, and on the best approaches and practices from the various countries and regions. It also looks at capacity needs for effective decentralization and experiences gained in fiscal decentralization, a necessary source of funding for local...

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Renewable Natural Resources:  Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Renewable Natural Resources: Practical Lessons for Conflict Sensitive Development

Source: Sandra Ruckstuhl (World Bank), 2009

Countries: Afghanistan, Ecuador, Nigeria, Palestine

Topics: Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

This paper explores how a “conflict and violence sensitive” framework in project assessment, design and implementation facilitates early identification and mitigation of negative consequences of competition and dispute, and promotes sustainable development over the longer term. It discusses the role of renewable resources in perpetuating conflict and violence, and distills...

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Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Lessons UNlearned: How the UN and Member States Must do More to End Resource-fuelled Conflict

Source: Global Witness, 2010

Countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Uganda

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The will and the capacity of the United Nations (UN) and Member States to deal with natural resource-fuelled conflicts is weak. In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), civilians die on a daily basis because of a war that is stoked by the international trade in minerals. The conflict’s economic dimension...

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Monitoring Environment and Security: Integrating Concepts and Enhancing Methodologies

Monitoring Environment and Security: Integrating Concepts and Enhancing Methodologies

Source: Editors: Lars Wirkus and Ruth Vollmer, 2007

Countries: Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Rwanda, Tanzania

Topics: Assessment, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The environment-security nexus is not a new topic in academic and political discourse, but it has currently gained new significance due to a number of factors.Growing concerns about global environmental change including climate change and fears about increasing demand and competition for natural resources caused by population growth and economic...

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Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can it Contribute to Peacebuilding?.

Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy, and Natural Resource Management: How Can it Contribute to Peacebuilding?.

Source: Moira Feil, Diana Klein, and Meike Westerkamp (International Alert and Adelphi), 2009

Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Burundi, Colombia, Ecuador, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Peru, Rwanda

Topics: Economic Recovery , Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The Initiative for Peacebuilding (IfP) Regional Cooperation on Environment, Economy and Natural Resource Management Cluster has been looking at the role regional cooperation initiatives in these three areas can play in peacebuilding. Regional cooperation initiatives are a common mechanism for supporting an improvement in relations between parties, or achieving transboundary goals...

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Conserving the Peace: Resources, Livelihoods and Security

Conserving the Peace: Resources, Livelihoods and Security

Source: Editors: Mark Halle, Richard Matthew, Jason Switzer (IISD and IUCN), 2003

Countries: Haiti, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Rwanda, Zimbabwe

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods

Added: 09/11/2013

 

In the space of a very few months, conflict prevention and resolution have become the central questions on the desks of ministers and civil servants. Yet the nature of the conflicts we face today differs fundamentally from the competition between nations that shook the world six decades ago. Today’s conflicts...

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The Right to Water and Sanitation in Post-Conflict Legal Mechanisms: An Emerging Regime?

Added: 01/08/2013

 

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Beyond Land Redistribution: Lessons Learned from El Salvador’s Unfulfilled Agrarian Revolution

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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Reopening and Developing Mines in Post-Conflict Situations: The Challenge of Company-community Relations

Added: 29/07/2013

 

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