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River Activism, Policy Entrepreneurship and Transboundary Water Disputes in Asia

River Activism, Policy Entrepreneurship and Transboundary Water Disputes in Asia

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Pichamon Yeophantong

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

This article examines the role of non-state actors – namely, ‘river activists’ – in the management of major transboundary rivers in Asia. Focusing on unresolved disputes over the utilization of the water resources of the Mekong, Nu-Salween and Brahmaputra Rivers, it argues that aside from riparian governments, these activists have...

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The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

The Dilemma of Autonomy: Decentralization and Water Politics at the Subnational Level

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Scott M. Moore

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

This article develops a framework for understanding the role of subnational states in water politics in decentralized federal systems. First, that role has increased worldwide as a result of decentralization. Second, the quest for autonomy sometimes leads subnational officials to prefer weak forms of cooperation. Third, the interaction of subnational...

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Nature Knows No Boundaries: The Role of Nature Conservation in Peacebuilding

Nature Knows No Boundaries: The Role of Nature Conservation in Peacebuilding

Source: Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Alexandre Roulin, Alexandre Roulin, Alexandre Roulin, Mansour Abu Rashid, Baruch Spiegel, Motti Charter, Amélie N. Dreiss, and Yossi Leshem

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/04/2017

 

Nature is sometimes a source of conflicts, but more often suffers as a result of them. Although in some instances warfare might benefit wildlife by depopulating wilderness areas and reducing resource exploitation, conflicts are usually harmful to ecosystems. The destruction of natural resources can be deliberately used as a weapon,...

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Firestone and the Warlord: The Untold Story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the Tragedy of Liberia

Firestone and the Warlord: The Untold Story of Firestone, Charles Taylor and the Tragedy of Liberia

Source: ProPublica and PBS Frontline, 2014

Author(s): T. Chrisian Miller and Jonathan Jones

Countries: Liberia

Topics: Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/03/2017

 

A joint reporting project by ProPublica and PBS Frontline, “Firestone and the Warlord” reached hundreds of thousands of viewers when it first aired Nov. 18. “Chilling,” Salon wrote. “Gripping,” said Fortune. “An example of the reason we bother to scrutinize history,” said the New York Times. The project provoked conversation...

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Global Water Wars [Video]

Global Water Wars [Video]

Source: National Geographic, 2017

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

This episode of Parched zeroes in on India and Syria, two of the world’s most vulnerable hot spots for water-related conflict.

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Greening Peace in Colombia

Greening Peace in Colombia

Source: Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2017

Author(s): Brigitte Baptiste, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Victor H. Gutierrez-Velez, Germán I. Andrade, Pablo Vieira, Lina M. Estupiñán-Suárez, Maria C. Londoño, William Laurance, and Tien Ming Lee

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

As peace consolidates in Colombia, can biodiversity survive development? We discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating forest biodiversity conservation into developing, war-dilapidated economies of post-conflict regions, paving the way for a green economy and climate resilient society. If the peace agreement that was recently approved by the Colombian congress holds after...

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Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Petróleo: Acumulación de Agua y Tierras en la Altillanura. El caso Pacific: Multinacional-local en Colombia

Oil: Water and Land Grabbing in the Altillanura; The Case of Pacific -- Multinational-Local in Colombia

Source: INDEPAZ, 2016

Author(s): Karlijn Kuijpers, Mark van Dorp, Yamile Salinas Abdala, and Camilo González Posso

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

En junio de 2011, la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó los Principios Rectores sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos: puesta en práctica del Marco para “proteger, respetar y remediar”, en los que se reitera la obligación de los Estados de proteger los derechos humanos de posibles violaciones por parte de...

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Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Tierra y Territorio en el Departamento de Córdoba en el Escenario del Posconflicto

Land and Territory in the Córdoba Department after Conflict

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Andrea Lopera Lombana, Catalina Serrano, and Javier Lautaro Medina

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este informe trata el contexto actual del departamento de Córdoba desde tres perspectivas diferentes: las dinámicas del conflicto armado, los derechos a la tierra y al territorio de las comunidades rurales y el extractivismo. Cada una de ellas se desarrolla sobre la base de visitas a terreno y en el...

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Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Informe Especial. Minería, Conflictos Agrarios y Ambientales en el Sur de La Guajira

Special Report: Mining, Agrarian and Environmental Conflicts in South Guajira

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2016

Author(s): Ana María Llorente, Federico Giraldo, Liliana Múnera Montes, Martha Cecilia García, Paula Álvarez, Tatiana Cuenca, and Zohanny Arboleda

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

Este Informe Especial presenta una descripción de la manera en que se estableció la industria minera en esta región de Colombia y de algunos conflictos agrarios y ambientales generados a partir de la misma. El documento sintetiza el trabajo de investigación que el CINEP/PPP ha desarrollado durante los últimos cuatro años...

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Restitución de Tierras

Restitución de Tierras

Land Restitution

Source: Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular, 2017

Author(s): Adriana Fuentes, Andrea Lopera Lombana, Javier Lautaro Medina, and Tulia Moreno

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

La presente publicación recoge una serie de artículos producidos por el Observatorio de Restitución de Tierras de Cinep/PPP “Tierras y derechos”, que ha realizado un seguimiento detallado a la implementación de la política de restitución de tierras a partir de la entrada en vigor de la Ley 1448 de 2011,...

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