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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.





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



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

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

Coming 2015


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Para Desvincular los Recursos Naturales del Conflicto Armado en Colombia: R...

Revista Colombia Internacional Universidad de los Andes, 2009

El conflicto armado colombiano suele asociarse con la presencia del narcotráfico. Aunque las drogas ilegales indiscutiblemente estimulan y fomentan la violencia, los recursos lícitos también se relacionan con...

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El Carbón de Colombia ¿Quién gana, quién pierde?

Centro de Estudios para la Justicia Social Tierra Digna, 2015

El informe más reciente de ‘Tierra Digna’ sobre minería devela las desproporcionadas repercusiones sociales, ambientales y económicas de la economía colombiana orientada a la exportación de carbón térmico, y...

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Plantaciones de Palma Aceitera en Colombia se Extiende a Territorio indígen...

Comisión Interesclesial de Justicia y Paz, 2015

In collaboration with the Colombian human rights non-profit La Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz, EIA invites you to learn about the devastating impact that the growing palm...

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The Secure and the Dispossessed: Challenging the Militarisation of Climate ...

1 December 2015

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Climate Change and the Geopolitics of Water and Energy Challenges and Oppor...

3 December 2015

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Japan/China/South China Sea: Japan Renews South China Sea Alert, Pushes Aus...

22 November 2015

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Ethiopia: Joint Emergency Operation Program Consultant

21 November 2015

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Bankrupting Peace Spoilers: Can Peacekeepers Curtail Belligerents' Access t...


Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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