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Bolstering agriculturally dependent communities against climate catastrophes may prevent future violent clashes
Press Releases • Oct 18, 2016 05:00 BST
Severe drought is associated with a higher incidence of armed conflict among agriculture-dependent populations in the least developed states. Strengthening the political status and economic well-being of these marginalised groups, can reduce the risk of conflict. This is a key finding of a study by researchers at Uppsala University and the Peace Research Institute Oslo, published in PNAS.