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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

Available Now

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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 2015

 

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Improving Natural Resource Management in Sudan: A Strategy for Effective St...

USIP, 2010

This study examines links between natural resources and effective statehood, in both northern and southern Sudan, following the planned January 2011 referendum on southern Sudan’s potential secession. The study...

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Silas and Community Mapping

Sustainable Development Institute (SDI), 2014

Silas Siakor, environmental activist and Goldman Prize Winner, and the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) have been working on community mapping throughout Liberia for many years. Their work is...

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Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA:): Ethiopia

Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency and the World Food Programme, 2014

Although Ethiopia has come a long way in reducing poverty and food insecurity, widespread poverty and food insecurity still persist. The country is prone to drought, which...

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Events

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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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News

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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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Conflict Minerals: Catholic Bishops Press EU on Conflict Minerals

22 October 2014

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Extractive Industries and Conflict

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding

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

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