Africa Publications

Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 07, 2011
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.

Verbatim transcript of Election Observation Missions conference

Jul 07, 2011
Unedited transcript of "Election Observation Missions: Making Them Count" conference, held on April 29, 2005.

The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa

Jul 07, 2011
Special presentation by Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission at the Wilson Center.

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

Jul 07, 2011
The world is experiencing a grain rush. With increasing frequency, food-importing countries and private investors are acquiring farmland across the developing world. This new publication marks one of the first efforts in the United States to bring together perspectives from international organizations, farmers, and investors alike about a trend often referred to as a new phase of the world food crisis.

2003

Jul 07, 2011

Building Peace in Darfur: The Vital Role of Women Leaders

Jul 07, 2011
On December 6, 2006 at the Wilson Center the Initiative for Inclusive Security presented a list of objectives for including women in the security process in Darfur.

Conflict and Cooperation: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding in the Great Lakes Region

Jul 07, 2011
Policy paper on ways in which natural resource cooperation can lead to peace in Central Africa

The Challenges of Post-conflict Economic Recovery and Reconstruction in the Sudan

Jul 07, 2011
This paper was presented at a meeting at the Wilson Center on September 24, 2004. Dr. Deng, a senior economic advisor to the Sudanese People's Liberation Movement, the principal rebel movement in Southern Sudan outlines the prospects for economic growth in the war-torn nation.

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