29 Sep 2015
Curbing Violence in Nigeria (III): Revisiting the Niger Delta
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This report examines efforts by the Nigerian federal government to address violence - partly caused by local grievances over oil revenues, poverty, pollution resulting from the oil industry and other issues - in the Niger Delta since 2009.
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Global Sustainability, Climate Change and Finance Policy
Author: Penelope Hawkins, Olaf Weber
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
This brief provides an overview of the discussions held at a July 2015 conference in South Africa on the financing of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects and programs.
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Urban Resilience to Climate Change Challenges in Africa
Author: Robert H Wilson, Todd G Smith, Elena Rodriguez, Amy Suntoke, Julia Brothers, Sarah McDuff, Abigail Ofstedahl, Daniel Guerra, Ross Van Horn, Thais de Macedo, Jodie Vanyo, Ida Swai, Niniane Tozzi, Ala Ahmad, Amanda Brown, Mely Jacobson, Allison Minor, Katrin Greisberger, Alexandra Sterling, Todd G Smith
Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) Program
This paper examines the capacity of governmental systems to prepare for and respond to climate change and climate-related hazards in ten major African cities.
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Strategic Assessment Vol 18, No 2
Author: Ofir Winter, Yitzhak Gal, Zack Gold, Yigal Maor, Oded Eran, Eddie Grove, Shmuel Even, Daphna Shraga, Itamar Radai, Meir Elran, Yousef Makladeh, Maya Kornberg, Owen Alterman
Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
This issue includes articles on 1) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's first year in office; 2) his ambitious attempts to reform the Egyptian economy; 3) the ongoing Islamist insurgency in the Sinai and the threat it poses to the Multinational ...
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Preserving the African Elephant for Future Generations
Author: Ross Harvey
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
This paper synthesizes relevant economic literature on elephant conservation to create a model to demonstrate which combination of strategies would yield the most efficient allocation of capital for conservation efforts for these animals in Africa.
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The Notion of Stability in a Changing Climate & Environment of the MENA Region
Author: Katarina Hazuchova
Global Political Trends Center (GPoT)
This paper examines the links between security, stability and the impact of climate change in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as well as how the challenges created by these connections can be alleviated through effective risk management and ...
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