Conflict, climate and environment

Topic guide

Summary:

This guide is designed to support Department for International Development (DFID) advisers in gaining a greater understanding of the importance and complexity of the links between conflict, climate and environment. Produced by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and International Alert, with the assistance of DFID, the guide focuses on violent conflict at the sub-national, national and trans-boundary level in relation to natural resources, climate variability, climate change and environmental change. It concentrates on longer-term development objectives to build resilience, support adaptation, create peace and address underlying causes of vulnerability.