Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include 150 case studies and other analyses from 60 conflict-affected countries and territories, written by 225 researchers, practitioners, and decision makers from around the world. The books can be purchased online by clicking the... Read More
Transparency and the Resource Curse in Afghanistan
A Global Witness report released this week calls on Afghanistan to ensure proper processes are implemented in a country that stands on the brink of unlocking its...
Islamic State Eying Afghanistan’s Natural Resources
The Diplomat, 2015
According to a recent Pentagon report, the Islamic State’s (IS) activities in Afghanistan remain exploratory, with limited recruiting efforts. Although the capabilities of the Islamic State’s recently minted...
Afghanistan Annual Report (most recent)
From conflict to recovery to development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners have worked in Afghanistan for over fifty years to promote transformational change. Today, UNDP joins the Government and...
The Kimberley Process at Ten: Reflections on a Decade of Efforts to End the...
Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
The Abyei Territorial Dispute Between North and South Sudan: Why Has Its Re...
Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding