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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 over 150 case studies and other analyses from over 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... 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

Coming 2014

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

Coming 2014

 

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The Road to the Two Sudans

Cambridge Scholars, 2014

One chapter of this volume, by Sam L. Laki, titled “The Role of Oil in the Sudanese Civil War,” explores the impact of the discovery of oil...

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Quantifying the Influence of Climate on Human Conflict

Science, 2013

A rapidly growing body of research examines whether human conflict can be affected by climatic changes. Drawing from archaeology, criminology, economics, geography, history, political science, and psychology, we...

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The Agrarian Question and Violence in Colombia: Conflict and Development

Journal of Agrarian Change, 2011

This article examines connections between Colombia's internal armed conflict and agrarian questions. It pays attention to the country's specific historical trajectory of agrarian change, the violent expression of...

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Events

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The Fourth International Africa Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference

25 July 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa

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National Security and Climate Change: What Do We Need to Know?

29 July 2014

Washington, DC

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Workshop: The Global Environmental History of World War I in Perspective

4 August 2014

Washington, DC

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News

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Thailand: Senior Program Officer, Training and Learning Network

24 July 2014

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Thailand: Senior Program Officer, Transforming Forest Conflicts

24 July 2014

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Myanmar: Evaluation of Integrated WASH & FSL Project for Uprooted Communiti...

24 July 2014

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Geography of Development

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Geography of Conflict

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Livelihoods, Power and Choice: the Vulnerability of the Northern Rizaygat, ...

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