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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast

    This chapter is a case study that tests hypotheses in order to determine if political factors can reduce violence in cases of climate-change-induced or -aggravated agro-pastoral conflicts over natural resources. Three West African countries were selected because of their common socio-economic and environmental characteristics and because they host comparable farmer–herder conflicts: Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The level of farmer–herder conflicts is estimated to have risen between 1960 and 2000 in the three countries.

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    Reports & Research
    September, 2017
    Nigeria

    It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2019
    Papua New Guinea

    Climate change is shaped and understood through assumptions of causality and temporality that enable and constrain feasible approaches to environmental governance, approaches that may reproduce inequalities. Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) provides an entry point to examine the intersecting assumptions and politics around climate change and how it is managed. Actors in the REDD+ regime promote particular assumptions about the causality and temporality of climate change, which are often privileged over local ways of being and knowing.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2019
    South America

    Pacto de Leticia, reunión infructuosa para la Amazonía
     
    Oscar Bazoberry Chali
     
    El día 6 de septiembre, se llevó a cabo una Reunión de Jefes de Estado y Jefes de Delegaciones en Colombia. El fuego y la devastación de los incendios para la deforestación en la región sudamericana, ya se habían difundido a nivel mundial, y en especial, la población de los países amazónicos mostraba su preocupación por las políticas y la responsabilidad de sus gobiernos en estos fenómenos donde confluyen causas climáticas con acciones humanas.

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    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Colombia

    La familia Gómez Montoya, cuenta la experiencia de Rosalina, Una mujer de 71 años, quien a pesar de su baja estatura y avanzada edad, conserva intacto su carácter, sutesón y su ánimo de lucha, adquirido según ella, en su natal ‘Aquitania’, la fuerza para enfrentarse y resistir a las dificultades cotidianas que implica haber crecido y vivido en el campo.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2019
    Global

    Interactive guide to the VGGT

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2013
    Global

    “Landscape approaches” seek to provide tools and concepts for allocating and managing land to achieve social, economic, and environmental objectives in areas where agriculture, mining, and other productive land uses compete with environmental and biodiversity goals. Here we synthesize the current consensus on landscape approaches. This is based on published literature and a consensus-building process to define good practice and is validated by a survey of practitioners.

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    Reports & Research
    September, 2013
    South-Eastern Asia, Bangladesh

    Research was conducted in Alutilla Valley in eastern Bangladesh to identify the nature of existing agroforestry systems and to identify potential agroforestry models that could ameliorate currently degrading forest resources Data were collected through farmer participatory research and a structured quarterly survey in two villages. Qualitative and supplementary quantitative analysis methods were used to assess the financial potential of agroforestry systems.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    South-Eastern Asia, Indonesia

    The deforestation-free movement (or “zero-deforestation”) has emerged recently in a context of lower state control, globalization and pressure on corporations by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through consumer awareness campaigns, acknowledging the essential role of agricultural commodities in deforestation. It takes the form of commitments by corporations to ensure that the products they either produce, process, trade or retail are not linked to forest conversion.

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