The decision to uphold the amnesty conferred upon Thomas Kwoyelo at the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High Court in Uganda, poses interesting questions for the current international crime regime.
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Charcoal production has been widespread in the past and is still common where
poor societies and dry forests coexist. For the Dry Chaco in South America, onePublished dateFriday, January 2, 2015 - 05:00
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A vast body of literature demonstrated that anthropogenic disturbances such as overgrazing and fire are key drivers of abruptPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
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Cultivating the dry forests of South America : diversity of land users and imprints on ecosystem functioning
In the South American dry forest of the Dry Chaco and Chiquitania, the area under cultivation rose from
10% to 19% over the last 10 years, and little biophysical, economical, or political constrains seem toPublished dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00
Journal articlesGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS HYDROLOGY GROUNDWATER ECOSYSTEMS SOIL WATER BALANCE SOIL CHEMISTRY LAND MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
Ecologists, ecohydrologists, and biogeochemists need detailed insights into belowground
properties and processes, including changes in water, salts, and other elements that can influencePublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Truth and reconciliation commissions and transitional justice in Africa : lessons and implications for Kenya ; background paper
This Policy Brief is intended to contribute to the public debate on the proposed Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) for Kenya.Published date2008
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Gender and climate change-induced conflict in pastoral communities : case study of Turkana in Northwestern Kenya
Climate change-induced conflict is a major threat to human security and the environment. The future of pastoralism in relation to changing climate is discussed in this article, with a focus on scenarios of actual and projected rainfall patterns.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
The aim of the program is to empower local governments to engage in peace building and conflict resolution towards the enhancement of sustainable peace through analysis of prevailing conditions including aspects of institutional capacity, social cPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
This project will support a comparative investigation aimed at answering the following question. How do diasporas become agents for change in countries experiencing prolonged conflict or crisis, or a difficult transition?
Colombia's land conflict is one of the fundamental obstacles to achieving the peace accords. Armed conflict leads to forced displacement of the peasant population and to the abandonment or seizure of land.