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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

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How to Integrate Climate and Conflict Risks in Development Cooperation – Ex...

Stockholm University, 2016

There is broad agreement among practitioners and scholars that the combined task of responding to climateinduced security risks requires ‘integrated approaches’. While development organisations have started to integrate...

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How Do Development Organisations Integrate Climate and Conflict Risks? Exp...

Stockholm University, 2016

The security implications of climate change have attracted increased attention in policy and research during the past decade. Since climate change has far reaching implications on human livelihoods...

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A Coming Anarchy? Pathways from Climate Change to Violent Conflict in East ...

Stockholm University, 2016

The warming of the climate system is unequivocal according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and will have a strong impact on the security of...

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Water Security for Policy Makers and Practitioners Short Course

20 June 2016

Norwich, UK

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4th Conflict Minerals Compliance and Supply Chain Transparency Conference

21 June 2016

Chicago, IL

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Call for Papers: Business, Peace and Sustainable Development

29 May 2016

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Fix Mideast Water Crisis to Advance Peace Process

28 May 2016

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


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

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The Abyei Territorial Dispute Between North and South Sudan: Why Has Its Re...


Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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