Video Platform

Oliver Brown, Consultant for the United Nations Environment Program, reviews how the management of natural resources is linked to instability and insecurity in Afghanistan, and how the government and the international community could maximise peacebuilding opportunities that come from better natural resource management. This also includes the question how the international community can introduce safeguards into existing projects to ensure they do not inadvertently exacerbate conflict.

Read the UN's 2013 report on Natural Resource Management and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan.