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Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda

Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda

Source: Journal of Development Economics, 2014

Author(s): Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger, and Markus Goldstein

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 21/05/2017

 

We evaluate the short-term impact of a pilot land regularization program in Rwanda using a geographic discontinuity design with spatial fixed effects. Three key findings emerge from the analysis. First, the program seems to have improved land access for legally married women (about 76% of married couples) and prompted better...

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Population Growth and its Implications for Global Security

Population Growth and its Implications for Global Security

Source: The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 2016

Author(s): Robert J. Walker

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/05/2017

 

Between 2015 and 2050 world population is projected to increase by nearly 2.5 billion, rising from 7.3 billion to an estimated 9.8 billion. The vast majority of that projected increase—an estimated 97 percent—will occur in the developing world. Demography is not destiny, but population growth in the developing world is...

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Human Securitization of Water? A Case Study of the Indus Waters Basin

Human Securitization of Water? A Case Study of the Indus Waters Basin

Source: Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 2013

Author(s): J Peter Burgess, Taylor Owen, and Uttam Kumar Sinha

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/05/2017

 

In the large and growing literature on hydropolitics, insecurity generated through water-related conflicts is most often conceptualized under a model of economic resource scarcity. Conflict is generally reduced to the question of who has water, who needs water and thus what cost, in economic, political or military terms, is appropriate...

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All about Water and Land? Resource-Related Conflicts in East and West Africa Revisited

All about Water and Land? Resource-Related Conflicts in East and West Africa Revisited

Source: GeoJournal, 2016

Author(s): Hanne Seter, Ole Magnus Theisen, and Janpeter Schilling

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/05/2017

 

Recent years have seen an upsurge in the numbers of studies investigating the potential link between climate variability and conflict—and particularly so quantitative studies of this relationship—without reaching any consensus on causal pathways or main findings. This study sets out to explore what the main causes of conflict between resource-user...

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Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Resettling Nearly Half a Million Afghans in Nangrahar: The Consequences of the Mass Return of Refugees

Source: Afghanistans Analyst Network, 2017

Author(s): Fazal Muzhary

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Governance, Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 14/05/2017

 

Most of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle in the eastern border province of Nangrahar. This has put considerable strain on both health and education services. There has also been a boom in property prices, which has exacerbated land grabbing, already a major source...

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UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

Source: UNEP, 2015

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

North Darfur experience severe environmental degradation due to unsustainable farming, deforestation and overgrazing, diminishing the capacity of these drylands ecosystems to support local livelihoodsOur Eco-DRR Strategy in Sudan applies Integrated Water Resource Management for achieving both food security and disaster risk reduction. It seeks to strengthen governance mechanisms, by involving...

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Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience through Sustainable Drylands Management in North Darfur, Sudan

Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience through Sustainable Drylands Management in North Darfur, Sudan

Source: UNEP, 2016

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

In 2012-2015, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Sudan. The Eco-DRR project was implemented in partnership with the National Government, the State Government of North Darfur, Practical Action, and local communitybased organizations. Click...

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Eco-DRR project Fact Sheet Sudan

Eco-DRR project Fact Sheet Sudan

Source: UNEP and the European Commission, 2015

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

Only 30 years ago, during the rainy seasons in North Darfur, the wadis or seasonal rivers were once lush with vegetation. Forest reserves were part of the natural landscape, and the seasonal waters would give life to the drylands of Darfur. Today, the area is experiencing severe environmental degradation. Unsustainable...

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UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

Source: European Commission, 2013

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

"River partners: Managing environment and disaster risk in the Democratic Republic of the Congo" is a video report on the disaster risk reduction project being implemented by the United Nations Environment Program, the Government of DRC and local communities, with the support of the European Union.Flooding and soil erosion are...

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River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

River Partners: Applying Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Lukaya Basin, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Source: UNEP and the European Commission, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

In 2013-2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystembased Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Implemented in partnership with the National Government, the Lukaya River Users Association (AUBR/L), and other local partners, the...

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