Livelihoods

 

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Land Conflict, Migration, and Citizenship in West Africa: Complex Diversity and Recurring Challenges

Land Conflict, Migration, and Citizenship in West Africa: Complex Diversity and Recurring Challenges

Source: World Bank Group, 2015

Author(s): Kerry Maze

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Land and property rights, migration, and citizenship are complex issues that cut across all social, economic, and political spheres of West Africa. This paper provides an overarching scoping of the most pressing contemporary issues related to land, migration, and citizenship, including how they intersect in various contexts and locations in...

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Fulani Pastoralists' Transformation Process: A Sustainable Development Approach in the Western Highlands of Cameroon

Fulani Pastoralists' Transformation Process: A Sustainable Development Approach in the Western Highlands of Cameroon

Source: Environment, Development, and Sustainability, 2017

Author(s): Richard A. Mbih, Steven L. Driever, Stephen K. Ndzeidze, Mbongowo J. Mbuh, Carine S. Bongadzem, and Harry M. Wirngo

Countries: Cameroon

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

The Fulani pastoralists of the Western Highlands of Cameroon are a subgroup of the Fulbe, a wider pastoral group whose members are dispersed across Sub-Saharan Africa. They migrated and settled in the region in the early twentieth century at different times in migratory waves. Since arriving in the region, they...

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Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Peace and Environmental Protection in Colombia: Proposals for Sustainable Rural Development

Source: The Dialogue, 2017

Author(s): Lorenzo Morales

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Armed conflict and the environment are deeply intertwined in Colombia—the war has determined how land has been defined, occupied, and utilized. Given the weak state presence in conflict zones, land occupation has often been spontaneous and unplanned. Mass displacement of populations—Colombia has the world’s second highest level of internal migration...

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Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Asymmetric Bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam Controversy: Social Opposition Akin to David's Stone against Goliath

Source: Pacific Review, 2017

Author(s): Debby Sze Wan Chan

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/03/2017

 

The Myitsone Dam suspension is an asymmetric negotiation between Naypyitaw and Beijing. The bilateral agreement of the hydropower project was concluded in 2009. However, Myanmar's civil society started to oppose the dam when political opportunities expanded in 2011. The quasi-civilian government in Myanmar was caught in an ‘audience cost dilemma':...

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Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Preventing Conflict in Resource-Rich Countries: The Extractive Industries Value Chain as a Framework for Conflict Prevention

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land, Natural Resource and Conflict Prevention, 2015

Author(s): Mauricio O. Rios, Florian Bruyas, and Jodi Liss

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

Conflicts linked to the extractive industries (EI) are both economic and political in nature. These EI conflicts may centre around control over a specific natural resource and the revenues it generates; or various social groups may use resource revenues as a source of funding for generating or promoting other types...

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Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Borderlands and the Restructuring of Sudan Following South Sudan’s Secession

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Abdalbasit Saeed

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The chapter recognises that the split between the two Sudans has given to political, economic and security challenges, and that these have been insufficiently addressed by the two Sudans in post-separation decade. Separate sections of the chapter focus on border issues between Sudan and Sudan, particularly, contentious issue of the...

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Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 2017

Author(s): Shaun Lin

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Basic Services, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The effort to sustain economic growth has seen many countries keenly demand and seek energy. This is especially so in East Asia, where energy demand is growing because of rapid urban growth. Energy security, therefore, is of critical concern for the governments of those countries to ensure their cities secure...

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River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

River Out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Christian Tradition

Source: EcoPeace Middle East and Save the Jordan, 2014

Author(s): Daniel Adamson

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

We recognize that the Jordan River Valley is a landscape of outstanding ecological and cultural importance. It connects the eco-systems of Africa and Asia, forms a sanctuary for wild plants and animals, and has witnessed some of the most significant advances in human history. The first people ever to leave...

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Come Together at the River

Come Together at the River

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

The Jordan River is a 250-kilometre long river, originating at Mount Hermon (Jabel Sheikh), flowing into the Sea of Galilee, and meandering its way down to the Dead Sea - approximately 428 meters below sea level, the lowest place on Earth. The River’s central location, at the meeting point of...

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Protecting Groundwater

Protecting Groundwater

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2014

Author(s): EcoPeace Middle East

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

Groundwater is the world’s most important source of freshwater, constituting 97% of the Earth’s freshwater reserves. However, in the Mediterranean Region, groundwater quality along the Mediterranean Basin severely suffers from human-induced pollution, endangering aquifers and the many communities dependent upon the trans-boundary water source. The pollution stems from a number...

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