Conflict and Extractives


This topic overview, library and guides are jointly developed and curated by GOXI (co-convened by UNDP and the World Bank) and Extractives Hub teams.

This overview introduces the topic of conflict linked to the extraction of minerals, oil and gas, highlighting the nature and consequences of these conflicts, as well as some of the root causes, systems, and pathways. It then lays out potential strategies to prevent conflict escalation, alongside dispute resolution initiatives, which provide pathways to transform conflict related to extractives into opportunities for sustainable development.

The following sub-topics are covered in this overview: