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Natural resources and conflicts in the changing international system

Jyrki KaМ€koМ€nen

Natural resources and conflicts in the changing international system

three studies on imperialism

by Jyrki KaМ€koМ€nen

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economic relations.,
  • Nonrenewable natural resources.,
  • Raw materials.,
  • Imperialism.,
  • Economic history -- 1971-1990.,
  • Marxian economics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jyrki Käkönen ; translated by David Kivinen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1411 .K28 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2401690M
    ISBN 100566055481
    LC Control Number87031917

    The study recommends that the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources establishes a legislative instrument to put in place a well-structured conflict mechanism to address conflicts in natural. Conflicts over the conservation of biodiversity are increasing and are serious obstacles to wildlife conservation efforts worldwide. Changing patterns in land use, over-exploitation, pollution, climate change and the threat posed by invasive species all challenge the way we currently maintain and protect biodiversity - from the local management of single species to the international .

    Environmental governance is a concept in political ecology and environmental policy that advocates sustainability (sustainable development) as the supreme consideration for managing all human activities—political, social and economic. Governance includes government, business and civil society, and emphasizes whole system capture this diverse range of . Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind. This includes all valued characteristics such as magnetic, gravitational, electrical properties and forces, etc. On Earth it includes sunlight, atmosphere, water, land (includes all minerals) along with all vegetation, crops and animal life that naturally subsists upon or within the previously identified characteristics.

    Resource conflicts (greed and exploitation) Conflict resources (financial opportunities)) Those more reliant on natural resources. They will be more likely to experience conflict. How climate change will affect populations. Livelihoods: changing ecological balance may stop people from feeding themselves. As nations struggle to secure the world’s untapped natural resources, humanity is faced with an unavoidable choice: either to find ways of equitably sharing and preserving the environmental commons, or to continue on the path of intensified resource competition and risk further economic trauma, the acceleration of climate change, and the eventual possibility of a third world.


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Natural resources and conflicts in the changing international system by Jyrki KaМ€koМ€nen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Natural resources and conflicts in the changing international system: three studies on imperialism. Natural Resources, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution United States Institute of Peace The international system has witnessed dramatic changes in the recent past.

study guide will briefly describe those natural resources that are typically involved in violent conflicts, the role of natural resources as causes of conflict or escalation of. 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. 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.

Nevertheless, the last few decades have shown a harsher reality, where natural resources have also triggered, financed or fuelled a number of internal armed conflicts. Examples include the armed conflicts in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which have been financed with the exploitation of a variety of Cited by: 7.

Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Options and Actions first explains the links between resource dependence conflict and then considers what can be done to help reduce the risk of civil war in these nations.

contributors to this volume suggest practical approaches and policies that could be adopted by the international community—from. Climate change and natural resources conflicts in Africa Faida Joy is a lecturer at Tumaini University, Iringa University College, Tanzania, where she teaches Environmental Law and other Public Law subjects.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Dar-es-Salaam. International security expert Michael T. Klare argues that in the early decades of the new millennium, wars will be fought not over ideology but over access to dwindling supplies of precious natural commodities.

The political divisions of the Cold War, Klare asserts, have given way to a global scramble for oil, natural gas, minerals, and by: Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa is the first book to offer a detailed look at conflict over various natural resources in several African countries.

Abiodun Alao undertakes this broad survey by categorizing natural resources into four groups: land [including agricultural practices and animal stock], solid minerals, oil, and water. conflict.

So the question is this: which role do natural resources play in conflicts. Conflicts over resource extraction One cause of conflict lies in the way in which resources are extracted, how revenues from this sector are distributed, and how the local population is involved in decisions on the development of the affected region.

CAUSES OF INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTS AND INSECURITIES: THE VIABILITY AND IMPACT OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT MECHANISM IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. conflict over the re gion‘s natural resources. Jeffrey Colgan, assistant professor at American University's School of International Service, talks about how states' development of natural resources impacts their foreign policy, human security.

Conflicts over natural resources are not new. But they are now worldwide, enduring, increasingly contentious, and in some cases, intractable. In this new book, political scientist Jacqueline Vaughn explores conflicts over natural resources―both renewable and nonrenewable―in the United States and from a worldwide by: 5.

Conflicts over and exploitation of these resources – whether it is water, fish, wood fuel, minerals, or land – severely affect their livelihoods. The contributors to this volume leave behind the polarised debate, previously surrounding the relationship between natural resources and conflict, preferring a more nuanced approach that allows.

Pages in category "Natural resource conflicts" The following 16 pages are in this category, out of 16 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). NATURAL RESOURCE CONFLICTSare disagreements and disputes over access to, and control and use of, natural resources.

These conflicts often emerge because people have dif-ferent uses for resources such as forests, water, pastures and land, or want to manage them in different ways. Disagreements also arise when these interests and needs are incom-File Size: 1MB. The on-line training programme on Natural Resources and Conflict focuses on how to formulate and operationalize measures to address natural resources conflicts within.

the role that natural resources and the environment can play in complex conflict situations. As part of the exploratory study, ACCORD carried out desktop research and interviews with representatives of civil society organisations (CSOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and international institutions in March and April and natural resources.

Yet to date, the role mediation can play in peacefully resolving conflicts over natural resources has not been examined in a sys-tematic way. Furthermore, mediators unfamiliar with the issues may be tempted to consider them as largely technical, thereby not fully appreciating their political nature and strategic.

Natural resources are conflict generators with the various stakeholders pursuing different interests which end up clashing. It need not be emphasized that the fight for access, use and management of natural resources in the region have resulted in Author: Kariuki Muigua.

much needed conflict resolution framework for disputes that center on natural resources. It can be applied in localized or transboundary conflicts, as well as natural resource disputes that arise in the context of broader peace negotiations.

This Guide distills decades of experience in natural resources dispute resolution into an easy-to-access.potential conflicts over land and natural resources. Participants will acquire the skills to formulate and operationalize preventive measures in relation to NRM and conflict.Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South – Conceptual Approaches Maarten Bavinck Department of Geography,Planning and International Development Studies, University ofAmsterdam,The Netherlands Lorenzo Pellegrini International Institute of Social Studies,Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Erik MostertCited by: