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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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Building Peace around Water, Land and Food: Policy and Practice for Prevent...

Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva, 2013

This paper looks at the need to take a conflict prevention approach to natural resource management, outlining relevant international law and considering useful examples of...

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Resource-Based Conflict in South Sudan and Gambella (Ethiopia): When Water,...

Center of African Studies of the University Institute of Lisbon, 2013

This article examines resources-based conflicts in the Horn of Africa region, examining two different case-studies – the newly independent country of South Sudan and the Gambella region, the...

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Oil Crisis and the Potential Role of Agriculture in the Post-Separation of ...

Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2014

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed by the Government of the Republic of Sudan and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement ended more than 20 years of civil war....

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Events

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ECPR General Conference 2014

3 September 2014

Glasgow, Scotland

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Integrated Water and Energy Policy and Governance

3 September 2014

Stockholm, Sweden

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International Workshop - Environmental Conflicts: Planning, Issues and Reso...

4 September 2014

Bucharest, Romania

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News

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Rwanda: Mining-Export Income Drops on Lower Tantalum Prices

1 September 2014

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Kurdish Oil Tanker that Disappeared from Radar off Texas Coast Reappears Da...

1 September 2014

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Iraq/ Kurdistan: Battle for Mosul Dam- a New Age of Water Wars Beckons

1 September 2014

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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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From Conflict to Peacebuilding

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