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Welcome to Environmental Peacebuilding

 

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our growing global community of researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in sharing experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, accessing new research on the topic, and participating in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

 

Books

 

The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include over 150 case studies and other analyses from over 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... Read More

 

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High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad

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Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: David Jensen, Steve Lonergan

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Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Jon Unruh, Rhodri C. Williams

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Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

Coming 2014

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

Coming 2014

 

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Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention

Simon A. Mason, Adrian Muller, Albrecht Schnabel, Rina Alluri, Christian Schmid, 2008

This report examines the links between environment and violent conflict and explores the role of the UN in preventing conflicts related to environmental factors. The authors argue that...

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Abyei Natural Resources Conflict

Muna A Abdalla, 2010

This report explores the major factors underlying the violent conflict in the Abyei region of Sudan. It aims to produce policy relevant knowledge on the link between resources...

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Pakistan's Relations with India: Beyond Kashmir?

International Crisis Group, 2012

In March 2011, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)-led government resumed the composite dialogue with India, with the rapid pace of its economic liberalisation program demonstrating political will to...

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Events

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Community Forest Governance in Liberia - An Overview of the Process

25 April 2014

Washington, DC

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The Colombian Peace Process and Implications for Land Rights

30 April 2014

Washington, DC

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Peace Studies International Conference (Deadline: 31 March)

1 May 2014

Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

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News

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Beyond Greed or Grievance: Understanding Conflict in Resource-rich States

22 April 2014

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Water Wars? Think Again: Conflict Over Freshwater Structural Rather Than St...

22 April 2014

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Call for Applications: 40 Chances Fellows Program (Application Deadline: 31...

21 April 2014

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding

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Extractive Industries and Conflict

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Livelihoods, Power and Choice: the Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, ...

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