Landuse Conflicts

Landuse Conflicts

Welcome to the website of the research group Landuse Conflicts.


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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Aug 24, 2020

New Publication: Insecurity, Resource Scarcity, and Migration to Camps of Internally Displaced Persons in Northeast Nigeria

A publication by Frederik Kampta, Janpeter Schilling and Jürgen Scheffran.

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Aug 22, 2020

Social Cohesion and Tipping Points: Perspectives, Approaches and the Way Forward

The Peace Academy together with Free University Berlin and the German Institute for Economic Research hostet the transdisciplinary symposium on 20-21 August 2020. PhD researcher Rebecca Froese presented her research on Social Cohesion and Tipping Points in the MAP region.

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Jul 15, 2020

Lecture: „Frieden und Sicherheit in Zeiten globaler Klima- und Umweltveränderungen“

In the context of the thematic focus "Climate Change" Jun. Prof. Schilling will give a lecture at the Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung (LpB) Rheinland-Pfalz on October 5th in Mainz.

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