Conflict Trends 2011/2

ACCORD Conflict Trends 2011/2

As an African conflict resolution organisation that aims to have a global impact and deal with the greatest conflict issues of our time, ACCORD’s objective is to play a proactive role in mitigating and preventing climate change-related conflicts. Climate change will, at the very least, increase existing stressors and magnify current socio-economic and political factors that could trigger and exacerbate conflict. But how will this happen? What are the dynamics at play? Are there lessons from existing environmental conflicts that could be applied now and in the future to deal with such challenges?

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Editorial

Editorial
by Vasu Gounden

Features

Climate Change–Conflict Nexus: Framework for Policy-oriented Action
by William Tsuma

Climate Conflicts in the Horn of Africa?
by Marcel Leroy and Fana Gebresenbet

Transboundary Rivers and Climate Change: African and Asian Rivers
by Ashok Swain and Florian Krampe

Key Social Vulnerabilities to Climate Change in South Africa’s Coastal Zones: The Potential for Conflict
by Fathima Ahmed

Addressing Climate-related Conflict: Human Security and Lessons from the Southern Sahelian Belt of Sudan
by Salomé Bronkhorst

Addressing Charcoal Production, Environmental Degradation and Communal Violence in Somalia: The Use of Solar Cookers in Bander Beyla
by Shukria Dini

Collusion and Criminalisation: Fuel Conflict in the Niger Delta
by Melissa Cawthra

Climate Change in Africa
by Maxwell G. Hardy