Renewable Resources

 

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Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

Source: Monthly Review, 2011

Author(s): Oliver Villar and Drew Cottle

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take lives and destabilize Colombian society. This book asks an obvious...

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Water Wars: Fact or Fiction?

Water Wars: Fact or Fiction?

Source: Science Direct, 2001

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

It is often said that future wars will be fought over water, not oil. These water wars are predicted to take place over the sharing of international rivers. Recently, the world has witnessed several inter-state river-sharing disputes, but almost all of them have not crossed the critical threshold of becoming...

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War on Drugs and War on Terror: Case of Afghanistan

War on Drugs and War on Terror: Case of Afghanistan

Source: The Peace and Conflict Review, 2009

Author(s): Daniela Corti and Ashok Swain

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The drug trade is a very important component of Afghanistan’s economy. In the post 9/11 period, the United States has put a high priority to its war against drugs policy in Afghanistan after linking the drug trade to the financing of the Islamic terrorist groups.The basic strategy of US war...

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Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Environmental Trap: The Ganges River Diversion, Bangladeshi Migration and Conflicts in India

Source: Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research, 1996

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Countries: Bangladesh, India

Topics: Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

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Managing Water Conflict: Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Managing Water Conflict: Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Source: Routledge, 2004

Author(s): Ashok Swain

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/04/2017

 

Countries are meeting increasing water demand by building reservoirs and by diverting water from one area to another. When the water belongs to an international river system, these measures lead to riparian conflicts. However, water scarcity not only brings conflict to these regions, but also plays its part in building...

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Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Exploring the ‘Layeredness’ of Recurring Natural Resource Conflicts: The Role of Loita Maasai Leadership in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest Conflicts in Kenya

Source: Land Use Policy, 2017

Author(s): Angela Kronenburg García

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2017

 

This article examines two successive conflicts over the same forest in Kenya, which, when analysed separately, have led to interpretations that do not hold when the conflicts are studied in relation to each other. Inspired by political ecology, it employs a processual view of natural resource conflict, which recognizes that...

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Subnational Violent Conflict Forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015–65, Using Climate-Sensitive Models

Subnational Violent Conflict Forecasts for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2015–65, Using Climate-Sensitive Models

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2017

Author(s): Frank D.W. Witmer, Andrew M. Linke, John O’Loughlin, Andrew Gettelman, and Arlene Laing

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/04/2017

 

How will local violent conflict patterns in sub-Saharan Africa evolve until the middle of the 21st century? Africa is recognized as a particularly vulnerable continent to environmental and climate change since a large portion of its population is poor and reliant on rain-fed agriculture. We use a climate-sensitive approach to...

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Renewable Natural Resource Shocks and Conflict Intensity: Findings from India’s Ongoing Maoist Insurgency

Renewable Natural Resource Shocks and Conflict Intensity: Findings from India’s Ongoing Maoist Insurgency

Source: Sage Journals, 2015

Author(s): Kishore Gawande, Devesh Kapur, Shanker Satyanath

Countries: India

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/04/2017

 

An interesting stream of the civil conflict literature has identified an important subset of civil conflicts with disastrous consequences, that is, those that emerge as a consequence of shocks to renewable natural resources like land and water. This literature is, however, reliant on qualitative case studies when claiming a causal...

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Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict [Video]

Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict [Video]

Source: CSIS, 2017

Author(s): Emmy Simmons

Countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria, Syria

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

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Please join us for the launch of our newest report, Recurring Storms: Food Insecurity, Political Instability, and Conflict, written by Emmy Simmons. Hear a presentation and join a dialogue with experts on why renewed and expanded international collaboration to anticipate and prepare for food insecurity is essential. Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Syria...

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Counting the Cost: Agriculture in Syria after Six Years of Crisis

Counting the Cost: Agriculture in Syria after Six Years of Crisis

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Countries: Syria

Topics: Assessment, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/04/2017

 

Despite six years of crisis in Syria, agriculture remains a key part of the economy. The sector still accounts for an estimated 26 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and represents a critical safety net for the 6.7 million Syrians – including those internally displaced - who still remain in rural...

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