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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

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

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Afghanistan Power System Development Project (P111943)

The World Bank, 2016

The development objective of the project is to increase the number of electricity connections for the urban centers of Charikar, Gulbahar and Jabul- es-Seraj and Pul-e-Khumri and to...

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Conflicted: The Fight over Congo's Minerals [Video]

Al Jazeera, 2016

AL Jazeera's newest Fault Lines episode travels to the region to hear from miners who have been struggling to make ends meet and questions advocacy groups that...

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Historical Changes of Land Tenure and Land Use Rights in a Local Community:...

Land, 2016

Land-titling programs, land and forest allocation programs, and projects on state-allocated land for development and investment in Laos have been key drivers of change in land tenure. These...

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Fourth Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding: Amba...

3 November 2016

Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC

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The Hugo Conference: Environment, Migration, Politics

3 November 2016

Liège, Belgium

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Colombia: Rebels Could become Guides, Cheesemakers in Post-War Colombia

28 September 2016

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Ambassador Marie Jacobsson to Receive Fourth Al-Moumin Award in Environment...

27 September 2016

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


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

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


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

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