Natural resources have the power to greatly improve the lives of citizens in fragile and conflict-affected countries, through revenue, investment, jobs, security, international attention, and more. Instead, they often prove to be flashpoints for corruption and violence. How can donors and government work together with community-based organizations, civil society, and NGOs to manage natural resource competition and address conflict and fragility.
This summary was originally published on the World Bank website.
Senior Director, Peace and Development Partnerships, Conservation International (Moderator)
Director, Global Affairs and Partnerships, Search for Common Ground
Dr. Ken Conca
Professor, School of International Service, American University
Anita Van Breda
Senior Director, Environment and Disaster Management, World Wildlife Fund
This panel is part of a week-long Civil Society Policy Forum event.