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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

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The Effect of Farmer-Pastoralist Violence on State-Level Internal Revenue G...

University of California: Berkeley, 2015

Nigeria’s ethnically and religiously diverse Middle Belt has experienced recurrent eruptions of violence over the past several decades. Disputes between pastoralists and farmers arise from disagreements over access...

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Conflict and Climate: a Micro-level Analysis

University of California: Berkeley, 2014

Several studies have identified the impact of adverse economic shocks on civil conflict using rainfall variation as an instrument for income or growth. This paper contributes to this...

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Conflict and Agricultural Portfolios: Evidence from Northern Uganda

University of California: Berkeley, 2014

Agriculture plays an especially important role in many developing countries as “three out of every four poor people in developing countries live in rural areas, and most of...

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Events

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Best Practices in Conflict Minerals Compliance

26 July 2016

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Hiroshima and the DMZ: The Ethnology of Environmental Peacebuilding in Kore...

26 July 2016

South Korea and Japan

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Sorting Through Water Wars Rhetoric

22 July 2016

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Environmental Peacebuilding at the World Conservation Congress

19 July 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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Title Through Possession or Position? Respect for Housing, Land, and Proper...

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Case Study from Vol. 3: Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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