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Climate Change and the Risk of Violent Conflicts in Southern Africa

Climate Change and the Risk of Violent Conflicts in Southern Africa

Source: Global Crisis Solutions, 2011

Author(s): Ashok Swain, Ranjula Bali Swain, Anders Themnér, and Florian Krampe

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 20/04/2017

 

The aim of this study is to identify areas in the Zambezi River Basin that are prone to the risk of violent conflict (collective violence, popular unrest) induced by climatic changes/variability. The 3,500 kilometer long Zambezi River plays an indispensible role for southern African socioeconomic life. 128 million people inhabit...

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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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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 10/04/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Source: The Sudd Institute, 2017

Author(s): Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai, and Nyathon Hoth Mai

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Land was a key driver of the war between Khartoum and Southern Sudan. The Khartoum government had placed the land and its resources under the state’s control, while the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), which represented the South during the war, argued that the “land belongs to the community” and...

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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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2016 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Sustainable Agriculture Water Management is Key to Ending Hunger and to Climate Change Adaption

2016 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Insecurity: Sustainable Agriculture Water Management is Key to Ending Hunger and to Climate Change Adaption

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/04/2017

 

The second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in the Near East and North Africa 2016 coincides with the adoption of the sustainable development agenda and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the agreement on climate change reached at CCOP21 in Paris. The report, therefore, gives particular attention...

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Climate Change and Insecurity: An Examination of Gombe State’s Predicament in the Northeastern Nigeria

Climate Change and Insecurity: An Examination of Gombe State’s Predicament in the Northeastern Nigeria

Source: Global Changes and Natural Disaster Management: Geo-information Technologies, 2017

Author(s): U. A. Abubakar and A. Ahmed

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Insecurity as a result of climate change has become a global phenomenon, which imposes a major challenge to human environments especially in the twenty-first century. This phenomenon prompted scholars to conduct scientific investigations to find out solutions to the problems. The overwhelming challenges related to socioeconomic activities, migration, and agricultural...

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Understanding Resilience Dimensions and Adaptive Strategies to the Impact of Recurrent Droughts in Borana Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Grounded Theory Approach

Understanding Resilience Dimensions and Adaptive Strategies to the Impact of Recurrent Droughts in Borana Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Grounded Theory Approach

Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017

Author(s): Zewdie Birhanu, Argaw Ambelu, Negalign Berhanu, Abraraw Tesfaye, and Kifle Woldemichael

Countries: Ethiopia

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

Added: 09/03/2017

 

Recurrent shocks and stresses are increasingly deteriorating pastoralist communities’ resilience capacities in many aspects. A context specific resilience framework is essential to strengthen pastoralist community’s resilience capacity towards the impact of recurrent drought. Hence, the present study was aimed to develop a context specific and data driven resilience building framework...

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Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Laos

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

“If we think sustainable development is the goal we want to achieve, we have to be radical in elevating those who have been traditionally excluded,” says Northwestern University’s Kimberly Marion Suiseeya in this week’s “Backdraft” episode. “We have to approach conservation and global environmental governance from the perspective of the...

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Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Source: Regional Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Uche T. Okpara, Lindsay C. Stringer, and Andrew J. Dougill

Countries: Chad

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/02/2017

 

Climate variability is amongst an array of threats facing agricultural livelihoods, with its effects unevenly distributed. With resource conflict being increasingly recognised as one significant outcome of climate variability and change, understanding the underlying drivers that shape differential vulnerabilities in areas that are double-exposed to climate and conflict has great...

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