Livelihoods

 

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Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Role of Early Warning Systems in Conflict Prevention in Africa: Case Study of the Ilemi Triangle

Source: University of Nairobi , 2016

Author(s): Peterlinus Ouma Odote

Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Over two hundred years ago, Immanuel Kant anticipated that nature‘s long run secret plan for mankind was ―to bring forth a perfectly constituted (republican) state as the only condition in which capacities of mankind can be fully developed, and the external relation among states which is perfectly adequate to this...

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The Impact of Illicit Arms on Security: Case Study of Cattle Rustling in Northern Kenya

The Impact of Illicit Arms on Security: Case Study of Cattle Rustling in Northern Kenya

Source: University of Nairobi, 2016

Author(s): Ndambuki Muthike

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2017

 

One of the major challenges facing countries that are vulnerable to conflict is the existence of illicit small arms. This is because the illicit small arms open up opportunities for non-state actors to initiate and engage in continuous armed violence. Additionally, the ease of accessibility to small arms by individuals...

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Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy [Video]

Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy [Video]

Source: Aspen Institute , 2008

Author(s): Jay Gulledge, John Podesta, James Steinberg, and R. James Woolsey

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

A panel consisting of Jay Gulledge, John Podesta, James Steinberg, and R. James Woolsey discuss Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy at the 2008 Aspen ideas Festival.

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National Security Implications of Global Climate Change

National Security Implications of Global Climate Change

Source: C2ES, 2009

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Recently, respected voices in the U.S. national security community—general officers, CIA analysts, high-level Pentagon officials—have warned that global climate change threatens American security. The security implications of climate change can be parsed into three broad categories: the changing foreign policy landscape, U.S. military missions and operations, national security as a driver...

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Degrees of Risk: Defining a Risk Management Framework for Climate Security

Degrees of Risk: Defining a Risk Management Framework for Climate Security

Source: E3G, 2011

Author(s): Nick Mabey, Jay Gulledge, Bernard Finel, and Katherine Silverthorne

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 01/02/2017

 

There is a growing consensus in the security community that climate change presents significant risks to the delivery of national, regional and global security goals. Through sea level rise, shortages of food and water and severe weather events, climate change will have significant impacts on all countries, which in turn...

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Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-Stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Managing Wickedness in the Niger Delta: Can a New Approach to Multi-Stakeholder Governance Increase Voice and Sustainability?

Source: Elsevier, 2016

Author(s): Charisma Acey

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Recent efforts by the largest oil companies in Nigeria have shifted their corporate social responsibility to reflect more bottom-up participatory approaches to development and environmental conflict management in the Niger Delta. The newest approach, the Global Memorandum of Understanding, is a model of network governance, clustering groups of communities together...

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Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Source: SpringerLink, 2016

Author(s): Leif V. Brottem

Topics: Land, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

The debate concerning resource conflict, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), has become a polarized “dialogue of the deaf” between modelers who argue for a robust relationship between climate anomalies and conflict and scholars who are skeptical of this assertion. Most skeptical scholars, arguing for the primary importance of economic and...

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Civil Conflict Sensitivity to Growing-Season Drought

Civil Conflict Sensitivity to Growing-Season Drought

Source: PNAS, 2016

Author(s): Nina von Uexkull, Mihai Croicu, Hanne Fjelde, and Halvard Buhaug

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

To date, the research community has failed to reach a consensus on the nature and significance of the relationship between climate variability and armed conflict. We argue that progress has been hampered by insufficient attention paid to the context in which droughts and other climatic extremes may increase the risk...

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Oil Palm-Community Conflict Mapping in Indonesia: A Case for Better Community Liaison in Planning for Development Initiatives

Oil Palm-Community Conflict Mapping in Indonesia: A Case for Better Community Liaison in Planning for Development Initiatives

Source: Applied Geography, 2017

Author(s): Nicola K. Abram, Erik Meijaard, Kerrie A. Wilson, Jacqueline T. Davis, Jessie A. Wells, Marc Ancrenaz, Sugeng Budiharta, Alexandra Durrant, Afif Fakhruzzi, Rebecca K. Runting, David Gaveau, and Kerrie Mengersen

Countries: Indonesia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Conflict between large-scale oil-palm producers and local communities is widespread in palm-oil producer nations. With a potential doubling of oil-palm cultivation in Indonesia in the next ten years it is likely that conflicts between the palm-oil industry and communities will increase. We develop and apply a novel method for understanding...

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Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle East

Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle East

Source: L'Europe en Formation, 2012

Author(s): Christiane J. Fröhlich

Countries: Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The global freshwater resources amount to approximately 1,4 billion cubic metres. Only about 2.5 per cent of this water is sweet and drinkable ; moreover, the majority of these 2.5 per cent are difficult or impossible to reach. 69 per cent of the global sweet water resources are bound in glaciers...

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