MARCH 2006--Documentaries Showcase Cuba's Green Movement, Olympic Preparations in Beijing
Geoff Dabelko and Charlotte Youngblood conclude that small-scale approaches are critical to closing the gaps in water and sanitation coverage.
Paper contribution to the April 2011 seminar on post-disaster community engagement.
This report explores the complex linkages between conflict and food security, drawing insights from scholarly work to help inform more effective programming for practitioners. Food insecurity both results from and contributes to repeated rounds of armed conflict in many places. Conflict can reduce the amount of food available, disrupt people’s access to food, limits families’ access to food preparation facilities and health care, and increase uncertainty about satisfying future needs for food and nutrition. Likewise, food insecurity may help to sustain conflict or reverse post-conflict recovery efforts.
Overexploiting natural resources can spur instability and conflict. A six-meeting series, "New Horizons at the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health," sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and supported by USAID, explored ways to improve environmental management and reduce conflict.
A joint initiative by CEF and Breakthrough Technologies Institute made possible by a grant from the Blue Moon Fund
Includes articles on the Okavango River Basin and reproductive health in the Amazon rainforest, as well as summaries from events on population and security, and a review of Breaking the Conflict Trap.
OCTOBER 2007—New Players Influencing the Debate in Congress
This article traces the history of conservation efforts in the Brazilian Amazon, and then argues that repeated failure to understand or accommodate the political factors at work in the Amazon undermines efforts to protect the rainforest.