Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
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Source: FOI - Swedish Defense Research Agency, 2016
Author(s): Annica Waleij and Birgitta Liljedahl
Topics: Humanitarian Assistance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources
The Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) has addressed challenges related to environmental impact and sustainability of temporary communities such as the military, peacekeepers, or humanitarians in conflict and disaster areas in approximately 20 years. Experience has shown that the environmental legacy of these communities, regardless of purpose and type, may be significant, especially regarding the cumulative (or aggregate) impact.