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OSCE Chairmanship workshop discusses confidence-building role of economic and environmental activities

1 June 2011

Minorities and Natural Resources

21 April 2011


UN-EU Partnership on Natural Resources, Conflict and Peacebuilding

22 November 2010

Experts on Environmental Security in a t?te-?-t?te

ENVSEC-IES Workshop on Environmental Security Assessments
22 November 2010

Clean the Niger Delta

?Standing before history? - Ken Saro-Wiwa 1995
28 October 2010

IES focuses its attention on the Mekong River Basin

IES' new EnviroSecurity Assessment on the Province of Ca Mau, Vietnam
10 May 2010

IES Interactive Map on DRC now on-line

10 May 2010


Fuel for Securing Ecosystems and Livelihoods

13 November 2009

Not a drop to spare

The Kenyan Mau forest and drought linkage
30 September 2009

IGAD Executive Secretary visits the Institute

17 June 2009

Two African schemes win Green Energy Awards

17 June 2009

Biomass Briquettes in North Kivu

20 April 2009

IES Advises on Central Kalimantan Peatland Project

15 January 2009


Uganda to Deploy Soldiers to Protect Forests

Intensified efforts to promote forest conservation
18 November 2008

Congo Rebels Seize Gorilla Park

Rangers forced to flee into the forest
28 October 2008

'Vision' has a new image

A complete remodelling for IES web-GIS tool on Environment and Security
9 July 2008

New ESPA Report: 'Charcoal in the Mist'

An Overview of Environmental Security Issues and Initiatives in the Central Albertine Rift
1 July 2008

IES Mission to DRC

Establishing Contact with Congolese Stakeholders
24 June 2008

Congo Basin Forest Fund is Launched

13 June 2008

New DRC Project Coordinator Appointed

Introducing Patrice Yamba T. Kantu
12 June 2008

Improving local tourism benefits in Rwanda

30 May 2008

Launch of Transboundary Conservation Programme

Protection of mountain gorillas brings African countries together
20 February 2008

GPS helps pygmies defend forest

18 February 2008

Illegal charcoal seized and given to refugees

Authorities halt the illegal trade in natural resources around Virunga National Park
24 January 2008

World Bank fails in DRC

The Inspection Panel criticises forest-sector reforms
18 January 2008


UNESCO urges Kabila and MONUC to protect World Heritage DRC

Director-General requests an extension of mandate MONUC to include protection of exceptional nature
10 May 2007

Coca fumigation in Colombia impacts environment in Ecuador

20 February 2007

IES supports Ugandan farmers

Farmers' organisation adjacent to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park set up
8 January 2007


Climate change will hurt poor people most

Livelihoods of billions of the world's poorest people threatened by climate change
8 November 2006

Planet2025 News Network

IES is a partner in launch of new internet news service
24 July 2006

Security, Development and Forest Conflict

A Forum for Action
10 February 2006


'Vision' Interactive GIS Interface

30 October 2005

Environmental peacebuilding in Great Lakes region

Thesis suggests: Natural resources can be a source of violence, but also a source of peace.
18 July 2005

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report

Experts say that attention to ecosystem services is needed to achieve global development goals
30 April 2005

International community can reduce conflict and crises worldwide

but only if countries agree to invest in prevention, says new UK Government report
17 February 2005

Progress on Kalimantan

IES is instrumental in leveraging funds to prevent fires and illegal logging
15 January 2005


Financial Mechanisms

Meeting on Payment for Ecosystem Services
21 July 2004

SarVision on Dutch TV

Programme highlights remote sensing in arrest of illegal loggers
24 June 2004

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