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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2009
    Global

    Since 1990 at least eighteen violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources. In fact, recent research suggests that over the last sixty years at least forty percent of all intrastate conflicts have a link to natural resources. Civil wars such as those in Liberia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo have centred on high-value resources like timber, diamonds, gold, minerals and oil. Other conflicts, including those in Darfur and the Middle East, have involved control of scarce resources such as fertile land and water.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2009
    India, Asia

    CGIAR-CPWF Project “International Training and Research Program on

    Groundwater Governance in Asia: Theory and Practice” was designed and

    implemented by International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to address the

    deficiencies in human capacity of managing groundwater in the two large basins of

    the world- the Indus-Gangetic basin and the Yellow River basin. The basic premise of

    the project was that proper groundwater management needs to be built on informed

    knowledge of professionals from the region, with emphasis on inter-disciplinary

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