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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

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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 Watson Files

Foreign Policy, 2017

After sunrise on April 1, 2008, the renowned English ecologist Murray Watson left the Saakow Hotel, a modest concrete guesthouse in rural southern Somalia, heading off for work...

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Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

United States Institute for Peace, 2017

Afghanistan is well endowed with mineral resources. In addition to significant oil and gas reserves in the north (not discussed in this report) and a few mega-resources (Aynak...

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Contested Waters: Subnational Conflict in Pakistan

United States Institute for Peace, 2017

Based on interviews with decision makers and communities at the provincial, municipal, and village watercourse levels, this report reviews the evidence for water-related conflict at local, provincial, and...

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Environment, Development and Peace

7 August 2017

Online

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Conservation Conflict Transformation (CCT) Fundamentals Workshop

11 September 2017

Washington, DC

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Smugglers Take Sheen From Uganda’s Bright Gold Refinery

19 July 2017

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Afghanistan: Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers

19 July 2017

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The Risks of Depleted Uranium Contamination in Post-Conflict Countries: Fin...

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

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

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

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