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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.

 

 

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Books

 

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

 

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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

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

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The Stolen Lands of Afghanistan and its People: The State Land Distribution...

UNAMA, 2015

The second in a series of three reports entitled, “The Stolen Lands of Afghanistan and its People; The State Land Distribution System,” this report focuses on how...

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Renard Sexton on the Conflicts over Natural Resources in Afghanistan

Heinrich Böll Foundation, 2013

In Afghanistan, natural resources and conflict have an intimate and complex relationship. Conflict assessment surveys have consistently reported that access to natural resources is the cause for more...

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Natural Resources and Conflict in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Watch, 2012

In Afghanistan, natural resources and conflict have a intimate and complex relationship. Conflict assessment surveys have consistently reported that access to natural resources is the cause for more than half of...

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Events

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Climate Change and the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

22 April 2015

Washington, DC

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Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium

23 April 2015

Washington, DC

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2015 Congress: Dangerous Dialogues and Courageous Conversations

23 April 2015

Bucharest, Romania

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News

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A New Climate for Peace Report

17 April 2015

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Catalyzing Cooperation: Disaster Diplomacy and its Potential to Short-Circu...

15 April 2015

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Ethipoia: Ethiopians Talk of Violent Intimidation as Their Land Is Earmarke...

14 April 2015

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Haiti: Lessons Learned and Way Forward in Natural Resource Management Proje...

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Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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High-Value Natural Resources: A Blessing or a Curse for Peace?

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

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Diamonds in War, Diamonds for Peace: Diamond Sector Management and Kimberli...

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

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