Natural Resource Management
This report from the UN outlines a toolkit for strengthening capacity within land and natural resources conflict.
In this report from the Rift Valley Institute, Dan Fahey sets out the background to the years of conflict in Ituri district of the north-eastern DRC.
This report from the Overseas Development Institute explores the drivers of water insecurity, responses from water stressed communities, and recommendations for policy action to address these issues.
This Special Report from the U.S. Institute of Peace explains the impact that natural disasters have on peace and stability across the globe.
In this this in-depth report from Rio Tinto, Bruce Harvey and Vicky Bowman discuss the ways in which Rio Tinto is integrating human rights performance into their overall business plan.
In this joint report from the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit and the European Commission, David Mansfield explains that expanding bans on opium has in fact undermined state formation, increased rural discontent, and presented new opportunities for the insurgency.
This report from MetalMiner examines the impact and shortcomings of recently enacted regulations for conflict minerals manufacturing.
Commodity Intensive Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean and Some Sovereign Ratings Implications
This report from Moody's Investors Service examine the extent to which fiscal reliance on commodities leaves countries vulnerable to global commodity price shocks and whether institutional innovations in the form of fiscal rules can mitigate this external risk.
OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas
The OECD lays out the first collaborative government-backed multi-stakeholder initiative on responsible supply chain management of minerals from conflict-affected areas.