Landuse Conflicts

Landuse Conflicts

Welcome to the website of the research group Landuse Conflicts.

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The Research Group Landuse Conflicts carries out research on conflicts over natural resources. A particular focus is placed on usage of land and water. Human-environment interactions are at the heart of the analysis.

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May 26, 2020

Fear for hunger not for Covid-19 in Kenya

Alarmed by a potential rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, many developing countries are unable to mount special efforts to keep agriculture safely running as an essential business and markets well supplied in affordable and nutritious food. They are incapable to ensure food security for their most vulnerable people. The situation has led to civil unrest in Kenya and it is feared that its magnitude might increase.

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May 26, 2020

Thinking Environment and Peace Together - New post by Rebecca Froese and Janpeter Schilling on the PeaceLab Blog

Environmental peacebuilding combines environmental projects with peacebuilding. The German Government currently perceives climate change as a conflict intensifier, but it should also see it as an opportunity for cooperation to overcome common challenges and integrate environmental peacebuilding into security and development policy.

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May 22, 2020

The Root Causes of the Crisis in Northeast Nigeria

Nigeria is confronted with numerous conflicts throughout the country. Our working group colleague and PhD candidate Frederic Kamta conducts research on the root causes of these conflicts and has recently written a guest featur for the Hamburger Abendblatt. We are also happy to announce his latest publication on this issue.

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