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E&S Special Feature | Transforming Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South

The journal Ecology & Society has published a special feature on “Transforming Conflicts over Natural Resources in the Global South for Social-Ecological Resilience”. This special feature is edited by Eleanor Fisher, Maarten Bavinck, and Aklilu Amsalu and contains a number of contributions from researchers in the LANDac network. All articles are open access and can be accessed here:

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All articles:

Fisher, E., M. Bavinck, and A. Amsalu. 2018. Transforming asymmetrical conflicts over natural resources in the Global South. Ecology and Society 23(4):28.


Salman, T., M. de Theije, and I. Vélez-Torres. 2018. Structures, actors, and interactions in the analysis of natural resource conflicts. Ecology and Society 23(3):30.


Orta-Martínez, M., L. Pellegrini, and M. Arsel. 2018. “The squeaky wheel gets the grease”? The conflict imperative and the slow fight against environmental injustice in northern Peruvian Amazon. Ecology and Society 23(3):7.


Menon, A., M. Sowman, and M. Bavinck. 2018. Rethinking capitalist transformation of fisheries in South Africa and India. Ecology and Society 23(4):27.


Tufa, F. A., A. Amsalu, and E. Zoomers. 2018. Failed promises: governance regimes and conflict transformation related to Jatropha cultivation in Ethiopia. Ecology and Society 23(4):26.


Hellin, J., B. D. Ratner, R. Meinzen-Dick, and S. Lopez-Ridaura. 2018. Increasing social-ecological resilience within small-scale agriculture in conflict-affected Guatemala. Ecology and Society 23(3):5.


Ros-Tonen, M. A. F., and M. Derkyi. 2018. Conflict or cooperation? Social capital as a power resource and conflict mitigation strategy in timber operations in Ghana’s off-reserve forest areas. Ecology and Society 23(3):44.


Shrestha, A., D. Roth, and D. Joshi. 2018. Flows of change: dynamic water rights and water access in peri-urban Kathmandu. Ecology and Society 23(2):42.


Scholtens, J., and M. Bavinck. 2018. Transforming conflicts from the bottom-up? Reflections on civil society efforts to empower marginalized fishers in postwar Sri Lanka. Ecology and Society 23(3):31.


Brandt, F., J. Josefsson, and M. Spierenburg. 2018. Power and politics in stakeholder engagement: farm dweller (in)visibility and conversions to game farming in South Africa. Ecology and Society 23(3):32.


Berry, K. A., B. Kalluri, and A. La Vina. 2018. South-to-south exchanges in understanding and addressing natural resource conflicts. Ecology and Society 23(3):33.