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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

Coming 2015

 

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Report: 93 percent of mining, oil & gas, logging, agriculture developments ...

Science Codex, 2014

“In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples...

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Tackling Conflict Minerals: How a New Chinese Initiative Can Address Chines...

Global Witness, 2014

“A Chinese government-affiliated body,
the Chinese Chamber of Commerce for Minerals, Metals and Chemicals Importers and Exporters (CCCMC), published this month ground-breaking Guidelines for its mining and mineral trading companies...

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Conflict Prevention and Revenue-Sharing Regimes

UN Global Compact, 2002

“Revenue sharing is an important instrument that companies may use to help promote stability. The function of revenue-sharing is to define a system for the allocation of social...

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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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Water, Energy and Food Security Towards Expo 2015: The Challenge of Large-S...

5 November 2014

Venice

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International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War...

6 November 2014

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News

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China/South China Sea: China’s Clandestine Submarine Caves Extend Xi’s Nava...

31 October 2014

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Land Grabbing: Report: 93 Percent of Mining, Oil & Gas, Logging, Agricultur...

30 October 2014

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Central African Republic: CAR Food Security Hard Hit

30 October 2014

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

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Renewable Resources and Conflict

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Extractive Industries and Conflict

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