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The Political Context of Conflict and Cooperation over International River Basins

The Political Context of Conflict and Cooperation over International River Basins

Source: Water International, 2009

Author(s): Frederick W. Frey

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/11/2016

 

Along with land and air, water is the most vital human resource. It also is scarce, maldistributed and often shared internationally. Hence, it is frequently the focus of serious conflict among nations, especially the riparians of transnational rivers. Population growth and economic development exacerbate these conjlictual tendencies. A predictive theory of...

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Water Resource Competition in the Brahmaputra River Basin: China, India, and Bangladesh

Water Resource Competition in the Brahmaputra River Basin: China, India, and Bangladesh

Source: CNA Corporation, 2016

Author(s): Nilanthi Samaranayake, Satu Limaye, and Joel Wuthnow

Countries: Bangladesh, China, India

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/11/2016

 

The Brahmaputra River originates in China and runs through India and Bangladesh. China and India have fought a war over contested territory through which the river flows, and Bangladesh faces human security pressures in this basin that will be magnified by upstream river practices. Controversial dam-building activities and water diversion...

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Gidon Bromberg on Environmental Peacebuilding in the Lower Jordan Valley [Audio]

Gidon Bromberg on Environmental Peacebuilding in the Lower Jordan Valley [Audio]

Source: Environmental Change and Security Program and Maternal Health Initiative, 2014

Author(s): Gidon Bromberg

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/11/2016

 

“When you turn on the tap in any community in Israel, water will always flow. That’s not the case in Palestine, and it’s not always the case in Jordan either,” says Gidon Bromberg, Israeli director of EcoPeace Middle East, in this week’s podcast.   Water-related disparities, including quality and quantity,...

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The Conflict Minerals Effect Video Series Part III: Impact on Creation & Our Partners [Video]

The Conflict Minerals Effect Video Series Part III: Impact on Creation & Our Partners [Video]

Source: Creation Technology, 2016

Author(s): David Smart

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 03/11/2016

 

The third and final installment of the first Conflict Minerals Effect video series discussed the direct impact – cost, resources, and opportunities – that the Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals legislation has on the company and customers.

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Water Stress in Global Transboundary River Basins: Significance of Upstream Water Use on Downstream Stress

Water Stress in Global Transboundary River Basins: Significance of Upstream Water Use on Downstream Stress

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2016

Author(s): Hafsa Munia, Joseph Guillaume, Naho Mirumachi, Miina Porkka, Yoshihide Wada, and Matti Kummu

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/11/2016

 

Growing population and water demand have increased pressure on water resources in various parts of the globe, including many transboundary river basins. While the impacts of upstream water use on downstream water availability have been analysed in many of these international river basins, this has not been systematically done at...

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Will Rivers Become a Cause of Conflict, Rather Than Co-Operation, in South Asia?

Will Rivers Become a Cause of Conflict, Rather Than Co-Operation, in South Asia?

Source: Springer, 2015

Author(s): Adam Roberts

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

South Asia faces among the most severe shortages of fresh water anywhere in the world. That scarcity will worsen amid growing demand because of economic and demographic growth and uncertainty over supply, partly as a result of climate change. In a region with a history of cross-border conflict and feeble...

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Depoliticizing Water Conflict: Functional Peacebuilding in the Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project

Depoliticizing Water Conflict: Functional Peacebuilding in the Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project

Source: Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2016

Author(s): Karin Aggestam and Anna Sundell

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

This article analyses the nexus of technocracy–peacebuilding and its implications on water conflicts and hydropolitics. It is a conceptual exploration which advances an interdisciplinary approach by combining theories from two distinct research fields: peacebuilding and transboundary water management. It probes the argument that synergies between water management, development and peacebuilding...

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Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM):  A Case Study of Durlung Watershed, Bagmati Zone, Nepal

Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM): A Case Study of Durlung Watershed, Bagmati Zone, Nepal

Source: Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water, Energy and Environment, 2016

Author(s): Sabita Aryal Khanna, Kundan Lal Shrestha, Ramesh Kumar Maskey, Alaka Lamsal, Keshab Pyakurel, Manisha Poudyal, Manish Ranjit, Drishtant Karki, Ranjan Aryal, and Ashish Shrestha

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

Water in Nepal is a key strategic natural resource, which has potential to leads all round development and economic growth of the country. Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) is a holistic management approach, integrating land water interaction, socio-economic groups, upstream downstream relations, indigenous knowledge, and institutions built up, along the...

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Taliban Oil

Taliban Oil

Source: Al Jazeera, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources

Added: 23/10/2016

 

In 1989, the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan marked the end of a violent occupation that had started almost 10 years earlier. The Soviet invasion, which had resulted in a protracted war for independence, fragmented the country and changed the political landscape forever. The sudden power vacuum of the post-Soviet...

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Rivers and Borders:  Exploring Cooperative Narratives in Conflict Zones [Video]

Rivers and Borders: Exploring Cooperative Narratives in Conflict Zones [Video]

Source: The Univerisity of Queensland, 2016

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 10/10/2016

 

Professor Saleem H. Ali discusses opportunities for regional cooperation and peacebuilding along riparian borders, particularly in India and Pakistan, in a presentation at the 2016 International Rivers Symposium in New Dehli.

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