Natural Resources and Environmental Security Initiative
The programme involves research, teaching and capacity building on managing conflict emerging from natural resources, environmental degradation, climate change and inequalities. The program primary focus is on youth as key plays as well as victims in conflict.
As part of a cooperation agreement with the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies of the University of Nairobi, API experts provide teaching and supervision of MA and PhD work on managing Resource-based conflict in Africa. API is also a member of the Experts Working Group on Managing Security Resources in East Africa, a joint initiative of the East African Community (EAC) and the African Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) at the National Defence University, USA.