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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.

 

 

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Library & News Resources by Country Natural Resources by Country

 

 

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 2015

 

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Do No Harm: Excluding Conflict Minerals from the Supply Chain

Global Witness, 2010

This paper argues that the due diligence that companies using minerals or metals originating from eastern DRC needs to undertake consists of: A conflict minerals policy Supply...

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Congo’s Minerals Trade in the Balance: Opportunities and Obstacles to Demil...

Global Witness, 2011

The trade in tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold has been fuelling the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for over a decade. Rebel groups and...

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Curse or Cure? How Oil Can Boost or Break Liberia’s Post-War Recovery

Global Witness, 2011

With recent oil finds in Ghana and Sierra Leone, interest in Liberia’s oil and gas sector is increasing and companies including United States (US) supermajor Chevron are...

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Events

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Conflict Minerals, Gender and (In)Security in Africa’s Great Lakes Region: ...

4 March 2015

Ottawa, Canada

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Course: Conflict Sensitive Programming for Relief and Development Actors

16 March 2015

Beirut, Lebanon

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EICC Outreach Meeting and CFSI Meeting on EU Conflict Minerals Legislation

16 March 2015

Brussels, Belgium

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News

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Sudan/South Sudan: Two Sudans’ Oil Ministers Meeting in Juba

2 March 2015

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Iraq/Kuridstan: Turkey Eyes Oil in Northern Iraq

2 March 2015

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Syria: Scientists Implicate Climate Change as Potential Cause of the Syrian...

2 March 2015

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Land Tenure and Peace Negotiations in Mindanao, Philippines

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

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Land Conflicts and Land Registration in Cambodia

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

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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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