Economic Recovery

 

There are 175 items related to Economic Recovery . Items are listed by date added.

 

Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Sharing the Wealth: A Pathway to Peace or a Trail to Nowhere?

Source: Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2012

Author(s): Helga Malmin Binningsbø and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

This article critically examines the notion that wealth sharing in the aftermath of internal armed conflicts can bring about long-lasting peace. While wealth sharing is increasingly considered a crucial element of peacebuilding, the evidence concerning its success is inconclusive. Previous studies unfortunately suffer from weak theoretical and empirical definitions of...

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Whose Crops, At What Price? Agricultural Investment in Myanmar

Whose Crops, At What Price? Agricultural Investment in Myanmar

Source: Oxfam, 2017

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods

Added: 09/02/2017

 

After years of international isolation, Myanmar is liberalizing its economy and seeking to attract foreign investment. But while foreign investment can play an important role in developing the country’s agriculture sector, in the current environment of limited transparency and accountability, an increase in agribusiness investments poses serious risks to the...

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The Struggle for Life: Socio-environmental Conflicts in Mexico

The Struggle for Life: Socio-environmental Conflicts in Mexico

Source: Latin American Perspectives Journal, 2015

Author(s): Victor M. Toledo, David Garrido, and Narcisco Barrera-Bassols

Countries: Mexico

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/02/2017

 

The global expansion of the neoliberal model is most forcefully expressed in the processes of social, cultural, and environmental predation undertaken by corporations in the so-called Global South. Three pertinent processes are taking place in Mexico: (1) an increase in socio-environmental conflicts, mainly in rural areas and in predominantly indigenous...

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Consequences of the Niger Delta Amnesty Implementation on Nigeria's Upstream Petroleum Industry

Consequences of the Niger Delta Amnesty Implementation on Nigeria's Upstream Petroleum Industry

Source: Walden University, 2016

Author(s): Chisomaga Ihediohanma Ezeocha

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The Niger Delta militancy ravaged the Nigerian upstream petroleum sector between 2004-2009, bringing it to a standstill. In response, the Nigerian state adopted an amnesty policy―a globally recognized tool for conflict resolution and peacebuilding―to protect the sector and the economy from collapse. Little is known, however, about the unintended consequences...

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Women Economic Participation in Conflict Affected Countries

Women Economic Participation in Conflict Affected Countries

Source: The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, 2016

Author(s): Ann Hudock, Karen Sherman and Sarah Williamson

Topics: Economic Recovery , Gender

Added: 04/12/2016

 

The inability to put women entrepreneurs at the center of post-conflict reconstruction is one of development’s greatest failures. Addressing this issue requires more than gender lenses on post-conflict assessments or consultations with women’s groups when experts design macroeconomic development frameworks. Practitioners must fundamentally overhaul the way in which reconstruction assistance...

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From Coca to Butterflies: Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Case Study of Otanche Community, Colombia.

From Coca to Butterflies: Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Case Study of Otanche Community, Colombia.

Source: Lund University, 2016

Author(s): Ani Mosulishvili

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/11/2016

 

Inspired by environmental peacebuilding literature, this research explores the peacebuilding potential of natural resources through a qualitative case study of a conflict-affected community’s transition of livelihood strategies from coca cultivation to butterfly farming. The fieldwork was carried out with peasant families in rural Otanche - a biodiversity-rich area that, besides...

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Extracting Justice? Colombia’s Commitment to Mining and Energy as a Foundation for Peace

Extracting Justice? Colombia’s Commitment to Mining and Energy as a Foundation for Peace

Source: International Journal of Human Rights, 2016

Author(s): John-Andrew McNeish

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

In this article critical consideration is given to the idea that natural resource extraction can pay for peace and justice. The Colombia government claims that the mining and energy sector represents a driver for economic growth and a key source of the financing needed in a post-conflict period following the...

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Afghanistan Power System Development Project (P111943)

Afghanistan Power System Development Project (P111943)

Source: The World Bank, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 28/09/2016

 

The development objective of the project is to increase the number of electricity connections for the urban centers of Charikar, Gulbahar and Jabul- es-Seraj and Pul-e-Khumri and to improve the availability of power from Naghlu and Mahipar switchyards. 

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Rural Green Environment Organization, Afghanistan

Rural Green Environment Organization, Afghanistan

Source: RGEO, 2015

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2016

 

In one of the most remote and poorest provinces in Afghanistan, the Rural Green Environment Organization is working across an area of 1,500 square kilometers and 90 villages (over 40,000 people) to promote a model of community development that is based on peace building, environmental regeneration, sustainable livelihoods and wildlife...

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Is Aid Oil? An Analysis Of Whether Africa Can Absorb More Aid

Is Aid Oil? An Analysis Of Whether Africa Can Absorb More Aid

Source: Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University, 2005

Author(s): Paul Collier

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 30/07/2016

 

The Report of the Commission for Africa, Our Common Interest, has proposed a large increase in aid to the region. The underlying motivation for this proposal is an acute sense of Africaís needs. Africaís neediness cannot be contested: on past trends it will increasingly become the epicenter of global poverty....

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