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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

Coming 2014


Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

Coming 2015


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The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Su...

C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, 2014

“In the past decade, the need for oil in Asia's new industrial powers, China and India, has grown dramatically. The New Kings of Crude takes the reader from the dusty...

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El conflicto armado interno, los cultivos ilícitos y la gobernabilidad loca...

Revista Opera, 2004

“Las disputas entre actores armados ilegales del conflicto, guerrillas y autodefensas por recursos, y las que sostienen contra el Estado por corredores estratégicos y contra la política oficial...

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Medio ambiente, cambio climático y conflictos internacionales: la cuestión ...

Fundació Solidaritat UB de la Universitat de Barcelona & Fundació Pau i Solidaritat CCOO Catalunya, 2009

“En la actualidad somos testigos del hecho de que gran parte de las crisis y los conflictos armados existentes en el planeta están relacionados, de forma directa...

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Conflict Resolution in Natural Resource Governance: The Role of Religion

5 November 2014

Copenhagen, Denmark

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International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War...

6 November 2014

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Seminar: Conflict Minerals 2014: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

6 November 2014

Chicago, Illinois

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Darfur/Sudan: Oil in Darfur Waiting to Be Explored - Expert

23 October 2014

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New York: Peacebuilding Officer for Economic Issues, UNOPS

22 October 2014

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No Pain, No Gain: The Hassle of Conflict Mineral Audits Might Actually be W...

22 October 2014

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Extractive Industries and Conflict

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