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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

Coming 2016

 

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Nostalgia for War and the Paradox of Peace in the Colombian Emerald Trade

The Extractive Industries and Society, 2016

In 1991 the most prominent leaders of Colombia's emerald mining sector signed a peace agreement that brought a decades-long conflict to an end. Peace brought consolidation to the...

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Mining Conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium Mining in Kw...

The Extractive Industries and Society, 2016

Studies show that mine-related conflict revolves around six issues, namely: (a) land ownership; (b) ‘unfair’ compensation; (c) inequitable resource distribution; (d) environmental degradation; (e) mine-induced poverty; and (f) conflict...

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Mining and the Conflict over Values in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Easter...

The Extractive Industries and Society, 2016

Political reform in Indonesia, which began in 1999, opened up spaces for local governments to make more decisions that would affect the economic development of their districts. With...

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Events

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Book Launch: "Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuildi...

3 May 2016

Washington, DC

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Avoiding Catastrophe: Linking Armed Conflict, Harm to Ecosystems, and Publi...

4 May 2016

Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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Natural Resources Leadership Academy

12 June 2016

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Water Wars: Looming Arbitration Decision Tests Regional Partnerships

29 April 2016

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Diamonds in War, Diamonds for Peace: Diamond Sector Management and Kimberli...

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

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

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