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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 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

Available Now

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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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Regulating Land Grabbing?

Pambazuka News, 2010

Reviled as ‘land grabs’, land investments are increasingly being portrayed by international institutions as fertile ground for "win-win" development schemes. Saturnino Borras Jr and Jennifer Franco caution, however, that "any scheme that guarantees only winners and no...

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Water Pressures in Central Asia

International Crisis Group, 2014

Water has long been a major cause of conflict in Central Asia. Two states – Kyrgyzst and Tajikistan – have a surplus; the other three say they...

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The Roots to Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Conservation as a P...

International Affairs, Chatham House, 2014

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is endowed with an abundance of natural resources, and the presence of high-value resources such as coltan and diamonds is well known....

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Events

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New Executive Seminar on Environment, Peace and Security

17 September 2014

New York, NY

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Second Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice ...

17 September 2014

New York, US

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What’s Next? Celebrating 20 Years of the Environmental Change and Security ...

18 September 2014

Washington, DC

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News

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Asia-Pacific: Military Conference: Cooperation Needed to Combat Non-Traditi...

15 September 2014

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China/ South China Sea:China Discovers Major Gas Field in South China Sea

15 September 2014

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Iraq/ Syria: Islamic State Fighters Drawing on Oil Assets for Funding and F...

15 September 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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