Rebecca Sargent's Blog – November 2010 Archive (3)

This week in conflict... October 30th-November 5th, 2010

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  • The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released its 2010 Human Development Report entitled "The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development" that examines progress in health, education and income. The report uses a "human development index" (HDI) which ranks 135 countries for

    comparable data. The report…
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What does climate change have to do with conflict? Part 2

In my previous post, I discussed the key concerns that will exacerbate conflict in fragile states during climate change from the Initiative for Peacebuilding’s report on climate change, conflict and fragility. This post will reflect on the policy and adaptation recommendations for reducing conflict risk.



The report outlines five main policy…

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on November 4, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

What does climate change have to do with conflict? Part 1

The Initiative for Peacebuilding’s report on climate change, conflict and fragility covers policy recommendations and adaptational capabilities that will be necessary to hedge off violent conflict in fragile or weak states. One needs only see the example of the Haitian earthquake, the current flooding in Pakistan or even the aftermath of hurricane Katrina in the southern US to know that… Continue

Added by Rebecca Sargent on November 3, 2010 at 5:12pm — No Comments

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