Agricultural resources and climate change: defence and security issues
This brief addresses the security issues related to the impact of climate change on agricultural resources. It is divided into three parts: an analysis of the vulnerability of agricultural resources to climate change; an examination of the strategic and defence issues related to securing them; and an identification of geopolitical and security breakpoints.
Climate Security in the Western Indian Ocean
The Ministry of Armed Forces regularly outsources studies to private research institutes, according to a geographical or sectoral approach, aimed to complement its internal expertise. These contractual relations are part of the development of the prospective approach to defence, which, as underlined by the latest White Paper on Defence and National Security, "must be able to draw on an independent, multidisciplinary, original strategic reflection, integrating academic research as well as the one of specialised institutes".
Southeast Asia foresight
This thirteenth study report by the Climate and Defense Observatory presents the elements collected on five countries in Southeast Asia: Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. It is organised around five country profiles, headed by a regional analysis highlighting vulnerabilities and cross-cutting challenges, commonalities and differences.
Study Report n°12 – South Asia
This study report (RA12) of the Defense and Climate Observatory presents the elements collected on five South Asian countries: Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It is organized according to the format inaugurated by the RA4, by proposing five country sheets headed by a regional analysis highlighting the vulnerabilities and cross-cutting challenges, the commonalities and differences.