Harnessing water management for more effective peacebuilding: Lessons learned

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© 2014 Environmental Law Institute and United Nations Environment Programme. Water resources play an important and multifaceted role in post-conflict peacebuilding. Immediately after conflict ceases, access to water and sanitation is vital for meeting basic human needs. In the longer term, effective water resource management can provide critical peace dividends by rebuilding livelihoods and promoting reconciliation. However, despite an increasing recognition of the value of integrating assessment and management of water and other natural resources into the planning and implementation of recovery and post-conflict peacebuilding, there is still little guidance on how this integration should take place.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Troell, J; Weinthal, E

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Start / End Page

  • 405 - 469

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781849712323

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4324/9781849775809-36

Citation Source

  • Scopus