Climate Change

 

There are 384 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

Conflict, Climate Change and Politics: Why a Techno-centric Approach Fails the Resilience Challenge

Conflict, Climate Change and Politics: Why a Techno-centric Approach Fails the Resilience Challenge

Source: Overseas Development Institute , 2014

Countries: Aceh, Darfur, Indonesia, Sudan, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 07/04/2014

 

This paper examines the general adherence to technocentric approaches in the resilience world, but most particularly in climate-related strategies (both adaptation and mitigation), by taking debates on the relationship between climate change and conflict (or conditions of fragility) as a form of case study.   This research uses three case studies, particularly...

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Rising Tempers, Rising Temperatures: A Look at Climate Change, Migration  and Conflict and the Implications  for Youth in the Sahel Region

Rising Tempers, Rising Temperatures: A Look at Climate Change, Migration and Conflict and the Implications for Youth in the Sahel Region

Source: Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program and World Bank, 2014

Countries: Chad, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 07/04/2014

 

This paper investigates the causal chain between climate change, migration and conflict in the context of the Sahel region, with special focus on implications for the youth cohort living in the most vulnerable rural areas, and concludes with policy recommendations aimed at mitigation of the effects of climate variability and...

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Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Climate Change and Conflict in Africa and Latin America: Findings and Preliminary Lessons from Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru

Source: USAID, African and Latin American Resilience to Climate Change Project, 2013

Countries: Peru, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace and Security Operations, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/02/2014

 

Three preliminary country case studies were conducted with two main purposes: 1) to help fill the gap in knowledge regarding how climate-related vulnerabilities interact with the dynamics of fragility, instability, and conflict in specific selected locations around the world; and 2) to identify target areas and opportunities for USAID to...

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Bougainville Stability Desk Study

Bougainville Stability Desk Study

Source: United States Agency for International Development, 2013

Countries: Papua New Guinea

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 11/02/2014

 

The peace process in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, is widely recognized as a successful peacebuilding effort; yet the post-conflict order remains fragile. The legacy of the war is still apparent: armed groups remain outside the peace process; reconciliation of local conflicts is unfinished; political development and economic recovery has been...

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Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Land Policy in Africa: West Africa Regional Assessment

Source: The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), 2011

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/02/2014

 

The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), acting as a consortium, have launched a joint initiative to develop a land policy framework in Africa to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods. Working in close collaboration with...

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Ending Conflict & Building Peace in Africa: A Call to Action

Ending Conflict & Building Peace in Africa: A Call to Action

Source: African Development Bank, 2014

Countries: Burundi, CAR, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 06/02/2014

 

The High-Level Panel on Fragile States in Africa was established on the initiative of President Kaberuka of the African Development Bank (AfDB or ‘the Bank’). Under the leadership of Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, the Panel was asked to review the likely sources of fragility in Africa in...

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Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Managing the Boom and Bust: Supporting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in the Sahel

Source: Ced Hesse, Simon Anderson, Lorenzo Cotula, Jamie Skinner and Camilla Toulmin (IIED), 2013

Countries: Chad, Mali, Niger

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/12/2013

 

For decades the Sahel has been presented as suffering from irreversible degradation, leading to desert advancement and the impoverishment of the population. This issue paper develops an alternative profile and identifies the considerable potential of the Sahel’s dryland ecosystems. It explores the inherent resilience within existing crop and livestock production...

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Natural Resources and Conflict: A New Security Challenge for the European Union

Natural Resources and Conflict: A New Security Challenge for the European Union

Source: Resource Consulting Services, SIPRI, 2012

Author(s): Nicholas Garrett and Anne Piccinni

Countries: European Union

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Programming

Added: 10/11/2013

 

The interrelationship between natural resources and conflict is becoming a security challenge for the European Union (EU). This report suggests the EU needs to elaborate and apply an effective strategy to meet and overcome this challenge. This strategy should combine existing policy tools more effectively, while also finding new ways...

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Governance for Peace over Natural Resources: A Review of Transitions in Environmental Governance across Africa As a Resource for Peacebuilding and Environmental Management in Sudan

Governance for Peace over Natural Resources: A Review of Transitions in Environmental Governance across Africa As a Resource for Peacebuilding and Environmental Management in Sudan

Source: Margie Buchanan-Smith, Brendan Bromwich and Magda Nassef (UNEP), 2013

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 10/11/2013

 

Environmental governance in Sudan is in a state of transition. The country is adapting to a number of concurrent environmental challenges associated with population growth, urbanisation, climate change, and the impacts of conflict, amongst others. As part of that adaptation there is a clear need to search for new ways...

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Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge

Source: Richard Matthew (IPI), 2008

Countries: Africa, Sudan

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

Added: 10/11/2013

 

For over two centuries, the the social effects of natural resource scarcity have been the subject of lively debate. On the one side are those who content that the planet's resource endowment cannot support increased consumption indefinitely. In opposition to this claim, are those who believe that the principal social effect of...

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