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Improving Smallholders’ Food Security and Resilience to Climate Change in Burkina Faso: The Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters Programme (BRACED) (AVE-Study 19/2019)
Herold, Jana

This study seeks to analyse the perceived impacts on food security and poverty reduction of the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme in Burkina Faso. Besides positive impacts on people’s food security and poverty reduction, the beneficiaries also emphasised the social effects of the project activities, which led to an improvement of the social cohesion, mutual help and support in the villages.

The article can be downloaded here.

2019/09/23

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FriEnt Study 07/2019
Land and Conflict Prevention: How integrated solutions can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Furthering interlinkages between different Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the Working Group on Peace and Development (FriEnt) and its partners have compiled a dossier with good practices, political achievements, challenges, and lessons learned in the prevention of violence in struggles over land and natural resources.
INEF researchers Dr Karin Gaesing and Jana Herold contributed the article “Peacebuilding starts at home – Gender-just access to land for escaping hunger and for peaceful and inclusive societies”, which is based on the results of the BMZ funded project “Ways out of extreme poverty, vulnerability and food insecurity”.

The FriEnt Study can be downloaded here.

2019/07/03

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Mobility of Labour versus Capital: A Global Governance Perspective (Global Trends. Analysis 01/2019)
Rosewarne, Stuart / Piper, Nicola

The mobility of people can engender positive effects for global economic development. Yet, migration has not been backed by an internationally-endorsed governance architecture as was the case with the liberalisation of international trade or finance. The challenge lies in advancing the development promise of international migration and reconciling it with the integrity of national sovereignty without compromising human rights.

In the latest issue of GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS Stuart Rosewarne and Nicola Piper characterise this challenge as the securitisation-liberalisation paradox wich also reveals itself in the UN’s Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration. The authors advocate a broader focus on migration, including a better understanding of its various forms, and a rights-based approach in migration governance.

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2019/03/26

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The Global Refugee Crisis: Towards a just response (Global Trends. Analysis 03/2018)
B.S. Chimni

With their effort to keep refugees and migrants out of their territories, Western nations abdicate their historical and political responsibility, according to the analysis of the renowned Indian migration researcher B.S. Chimni in the latest issue of GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS. And what is more: by leaving it to the poor and poorest countries in the world to deal with the growing number of refugees, they allow new crises to emerge.

Chimni therefore calls for a just response from the international community to the global refugee crisis. Such a response could only consist of a multipronged and multidimensional strategy that has to be worked out in a genuine dialogue between all stakeholders taking into account all relevant economic and political factors.

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2018/07/18

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Global Trends. Analysis
Relaunch of the Publication Series of INEF and sef:

The Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) and the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) are launching a new publications series: GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS. The new series aims to identify options for international policy action in an ever more complex world. Furthermore, it presents perspectives from different world regions. The series analyses current developments and challenges against the background of long-term political trends, and it illustrates facts with figures and tables. It thus follows on from GLOBAL TRENDS, published from 1991 to 2015.

Get more information on the relaunch of the series here.

GLOBALE TRENDS. ANALYSEN 01, by Dr Michèle Roth and Dr Cornelia Ulbert, looks at the current state of global governance and identifies options for the further evolution of global cooperation for peaceful, sustainable and equitable development.

GLOBALE TRENDS. ANALYSEN 02, by Dr Jakkie Cilliers, deals with the urgently needed UN Security Copuncil reform and the necessary political and intellectual leap to overcome the current reform impasse.

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2018/03/05

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