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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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Contestation and Reconstruction: Natural Capital and Post-Conflict Developm...

Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 2014

Though often remote and underdeveloped, borderlands are contested territories. The incorporation of borderlands into the post-conflict state highlights many important land-related paradigms, including the conversion of natural resources for...

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Conflict Stalemate in Morocco and Western Sahara: Natural Resources, Legiti...

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 2015

This article addresses the role of natural resources in the protracted conflict between Morocco and Western Sahara. Drawing from literatures of political ecology and political science, the article...

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This Mine is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa

University of Oxford, 2014

This paper studies empirically the impact of mining on conflicts in Africa. Using novel data, we combine geo-referenced information over the 1997-2010 period on the location and characteristics...

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Events

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Wildlife Forum

7 September 2015

Durban, South Africa

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Expert Seminar on Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflict

14 September 2015

Helsinki, Finland

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News

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Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security

1 September 2015

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The Turkish-Kurdish Energy Deal Could Pave Way for Iraq’s Breakup

31 August 2015

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

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

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Haiti: Lessons Learned and Way Forward in Natural Resource Management Proje...

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Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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