A report from the Danish Institute for International Studies with input from CARE Denmark, focuses on the links between climate change and conflict, the types of conflict and approaches to conflict prevention. CARE Niger’s Wells for Peace project is featured as a case study, with its main innovation ‘a thoroughly participatory approach in which social agreement amongst key stakeholders and users is reached before the infrastructure – in this case a well – is established.’ The approach is credited with preventing local conflicts that normally result from water initiatives. With conflicts turning violent in the intervention region falling from 56% at baseline to 24% to 0% after 5 years.

Latest Publications

Rules of the range Natural resources management in Kenya–Ethiopia border areas (policy brief)

  • Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya
  • Co-authors: Overseas Development Institute
  • Published: April 2012

Reaching New Heights: The Case for Measuring Women’s Empowerment

  • Countries: Bangladesh
  • Co-authors: Marcy Vigoda
  • Published: March 2012

What Works for Women?

  • Published: March 2012

How To Guide to Conflict Sensitivity

  • Countries: Kenya, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Global
  • Co-authors: Conflict Sensitivity Consortium
  • Published: February 2012

Peacebuilding with Impact: Defining Theories of Change

  • Countries: Netherlands, Ukraine, Zambia
  • Co-authors: Heidi Ober
  • Published: January 2012

Stories of harassment, violence and discrimination: migrant experiences between India, Nepal and Bangladesh

  • Countries: Bangladesh, India, Nepal
  • Co-authors: ODI, Big Lottery Fund
  • Published: January 2012