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Conflict, social capital and managing natural resources

Conflict, social capital and managing natural resources

a West African case study

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Published by CABI Pub. in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Africa, West.,
  • Natural resources -- Africa, West -- Management.,
  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Africa, West.,
  • Conflict management -- Africa, West.,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Africa, West.,
  • Soil conservation -- Africa, West.,
  • Land tenure -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, West.,
  • Grazing -- Environmental aspects -- Africa, West.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Keith M. Moore.
    ContributionsMoore, Keith M., SANREM.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC1000.Z65 C66 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22616026M
    ISBN 100851999484

    Violent conflict can spell catastrophe for developing countries and their neighbors, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth. Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely to be blighted by conflict are those whose economies depend heavily on natural resources. 'Natural Resources and Violent Conflict' first explains 5/5(2). Resources, Conflict and Governance: a critical review of the evidence review of the literature on the assumed links between resources, conflict and governance. Conflicts such as the wars in Sierra Leone, Angola, and the Democratic Republic of Congo over natural resources in conflict-affected areas.

    Social capital is the effective functioning of social groups through interpersonal relationships, a shared sense of identity, a shared understanding, shared norms, shared values, trust, cooperation, and capital is a measure of the value of resources, both tangible (public spaces, private property) and intangible ("actors", "human capital", people), and the impact that these. The Four Returns/Three Zones/20 Years business model is maximizing four returns per hectare instead of maximizing only ROI. It combines the return of Financial Capital with return of Social Capital (jobs), Natural Capital (Biodiversity) while connecting the landscape to man’s inner purpose through returning Inspirational Capital.

    Existing social and ethnic tensions may thus be exacerbated by poor implementation and bad governance of extractive industry projects. Control over resources and resource trade Natural resources have been targets or instruments of warfare in the past and will remain so in the future. Warring parties need money and they take it wherever they can. Conflict Management in Natural Resources No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced in any forms or by any CONCEPTUALISING SOCIAL LEARNING IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT.


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This book is the product of a six-year multi-disciplinary collaborative research program in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.

It describes the transition of the conflict-ridden agricultural and pastoral systems of arid and semi-arid regions of West Africa to more intensified agricultural and animal husbandry by: This book is the product of a six-year multi-disciplinary collaborative research program in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.

It describes the transition of the conflict-ridden agricultural and pastoral systems of arid and semi-arid regions of West Africa to more intensified agricultural and animal husbandry systems.

The research investigates technological options and. Increasingly, social capital, defined as shared norms, trust, and the horizontal and vertical social networks that facilitate coordination and cooperation for mutually beneficial collective action, is seen as an important asset upon which people rely to manage natural resources and resolve conflicts.

This paper uses empirical data from households and community surveys and case studies, to Cited by: A 6-year multidisciplinary collaborative research programme in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management (NRM) was conducted in West. Conflict, social capital, and managing natural resources: a West African case study.

social capital, and managing natural resources: -- Controlled grazing: botanical response and animal performance \/ Ozzie abaye [and others] -- Social capital and improved NRM \/ Keith M. Moore and Salmana Ciss\u00E9 -- What we have learned.

Addressing Natural Resource Conflicts: Working Towards More Effective Resolution of National and Sub-National Resource Disputes 19 June The international community should approach intervention in national and sub-national resource disputes with caution, and its primary role should be to support the ability of countries to resolve their own Author: Oli Brown, Michael Keating.

Social Capital Initiative Working Paper No. 23 THE NEXUS BETWEEN VIOLENT CONFLICT, SOCIAL CAPITAL AND SOCIAL COHESION: CASE STUDIES FROM CAMBODIA AND RWANDA By Nat J.

Colletta and Michelle L. Cullen The World Bank Social Development Family Environmentally and SociallyFile Size: KB. by the media, is the role natural resources can play in resolving and managing conflict and in preventing the reoccurrence of violence in the post-conflict environment.

To help students understand this role, this study guide will briefly describe those natural resources that are typically involved in violent conflicts. Application of Social Capital to Natural Resource Management Aim: A comprehensive understanding of social capital and how it relates to natural resource management in Australia.

Objectives B1. To provide a synthesis of current social capital theory in terms of. CONFLICT PREVENTION IN RESOURCE RICH ECONOMIES. Natural resource exports provide opportunities to drive growth and human development or they can result in.

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and Conflict (iii) Renewable Resources and Conflict, (iv) Strengthening Capacity for Conflict-Sensitive Natural Resource Management.

Based on the Guidance Notes, the second outcome of the project. Armed violence between Frelimo Government forces and fighters loyal to the Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama resumed intwenty years after the General Peace Agreement.

1 The violence was immediately linked to the discovery of natural resources and the imminent signing of lucrative liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts. 2 A ceasefire allowed elections to take place in Cited by: 4. Natural Resources and Conflict Management in East Africa _____ Kariuki Muigua* Paper Presented at the 1st NCMG East African ADR Summit held at the Windsor Golf Hotel, Nairobi on 25th & 26th September, *PhD in Law (Nrb), FCIArb, LL.B (Hons) Nrb, LL.M (Environmental Law) Nrb; : Kariuki Muigua.

There is some, but limited literature linking social capital theory and natural resource management. Enhanced social capital can improve environmental outcomes through decreased costs of collective action, increase in knowledge and information flows, increased cooperation, less resource degradation and depletion, more investment in common lands and water systems, improved monitoring and.

and social instability all impact on the natural environment and, thereby, on livelihoods. In turn, the allocation, management and exploitation of increasingly limited natural resources can contribute to conflict in Africa.

In reviewing the exploratory study and preparing this report, ACCORD observed five main challenges. This volume brings together international scholars reflecting on the theory and practice of international security, human security, natural resources and environmental change.

It contributes by 'centring the margins' and privileging alternative conceptions and understandings of environmental (in)security. (shelved 2 times as conflict-resolution) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Although natural resources are never the sole source of conflict, and do not make conflict inevitable, the presence of abundant primary commodities, especially in low-income countries, exacerbates the risks of conflict and, if conflict does break out, tends to prolong it and makes it harder to resolve.

Natural resources and violent conflict - options and actions (English) Abstract. Recent research undertaken by the Bank and others, suggest that developing countries face substantially higher risks of violent conflict, and poor governance if highly dependent on primary by:.

Michel Wieviorka,‘Social conflict’,DOI: / 1 Is social conflict central to social life? Numerous approaches in the social sciences consider that society constitutes an entity or a whole and emphasize its political unity, which may often be rep - resented by the state, and its cultural and historicalFile Size: 1MB.Violent conflict can spell catastrophe for developing countries and their neighbors, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth.

Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely to be blighted by conflict are those whose economies depend heavily on natural resources.Competition over natural resources such as oil or diamonds can lead to, intensify, or sustain violence—the resource curse—but natural resources can also play a role in managing and resolving conflict and preventing its reoccurrence.

This study guide will illuminate the role of natural resources as causes of conflict, and their role in helping to bring about peace.