Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
23 January 2018 | Online
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
This webinar will examine the linkages between natural resource management, investment in resilient agricultural livelihoods and contributions to peacebuilding and sustaining peace. Interventions supporting food security and nutrition play a critical role in protecting and saving lives and livelihoods and in strengthening resilience in conflict-affected situations. However, interventions supporting livelihoods, particularly those focused on natural resource management, can also play an important role in sustaining peace and in directly preventing conflict, through a number of different pathways.
Some of these pathways are explored in the 2017 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report on ‘Building Resilience for Peace and Food Security’, and are referenced in the 2015 CFS Framework For Action for Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises (CFS-FFA). This webinar will explore how conflict-sensitive approaches to natural resource access and use can make a contribution to sustaining peace, and how investments in building resilience can help reduce specific conflict drivers. The event will draw on and be illustrated by examples from:
For more information on the speakers and how to RSVP, please visit the site linked above.
Organizers: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
When: January 23, 2018