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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

Coming 2015


Recent Library Additions

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Transparency and the Resource Curse in Afghanistan

CSR, 2015

A Global Witness report released this week calls on Afghanistan to ensure proper processes are implemented in a country that stands on the brink of unlocking its...

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Afghanistan Annual Report

UNDP, 2013

To ensure its continued relevance and increase its efficiency, UNDP since 2012 embarked on a systematic process of reflection on the substantive approach of its development work. This...

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Reforestation Strategies amid Social Instability: Lessons from Afghanistan

Southern Illinois University, 2015

 Foreign and domestic government agencies and other international organizations pursue reforestation programs in rural upper watershed areas of Afghanistan over the past decade to alleviate poverty, combat the...

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AIAG's Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing IV: A Business Case for Reportin...

4 August 2015

Southfield, MI

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UNE Peace Studies Conference 2015

26 August 2015

Parramatta NSW, Australia

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Take the Evironmental Peacebuilding Community of Practice Survey

4 August 2015

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DRC: Policy Analyst

31 July 2015

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The Kimberley Process at Ten: Reflections on a Decade of Efforts to End the...


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

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The Abyei Territorial Dispute Between North and South Sudan: Why Has Its Re...


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

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