New Report on Fish Wars

Fish wars report cover Tanzania

 

As competition for shrinking fisheries resources increases, the risk of violent conflict over fisheries rises. Where and when can we expect fisheries conflict to occur? What are the most frequent causes of fisheries conflict? How often does conflict result in arrests, property damage, or death? What can be done to mitigate fisheries conflict?

A team of researchers with OEF's Secure Fisheries program explores these questions and more in a new report, released November 21, 2018, Fish Wars: the Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict in Tanzania. The report examines the frequency, intensity, and drivers of fisheries conflict in Tanzania during 1990 – 2017, and is part of the program's focus on understanding fisheries conflict.

Find out more in the full report or the Executive Summary

  • Corona Virus help in Cali Colombia - Masks

    Reincorporating Ex-combatants and Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 in Colombia

    One Earth Future’s PASO Colombia program is helping cooperatives of ex-combatants to support reintegration and to face the emergency generated by COVID-19. Read More
  • Online Science Diplomacy School Event

    The NPT: Preserving the Legacy

    One Earth Future's Open Nuclear Network Director Laura Rockwood and Analyst Veronika Bedenko will be presenting as lecturers as part of the II Online Science Diplomacy School "The NPT: Preserving the Legacy," via Zoom on May 15th and 16th.  Read More
  • artifical intelligence lending africa

    Artificial Intelligence Could Aid in Unlocking Access to Capital for Somali Businesses

    New research by One Earth Future identifies the potential for artificial intelligence to improve lending practices in fragile and conflict-affected states. Read More
  • Threat similarities between nuclear weapons and COVID-19

    Nuclear Risk Reduction and COVID-19: What One Existential Threat Can Teach Us About Another

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, competing international security priorities including arms control, nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, are taking a back seat. The delayed response to COVID-19 suggests some troubling analogies to the current state of affairs in the nuclear arena. Read More
  • OEF Peacewire - From Crisis Comes Collaboration & Innovation

    From Crisis Comes Collaboration & Innovation

    Just as the COVID-19 pandemic has shown the limits of rigid, centralized approaches to problem-solving, it is proving that we have the capability to find new ways forward. Read More
  • 59% of respondents did not think that the people making U.S. foreign policy decisions shared their beliefs and interests

    What Do Americans Think About a US Feminist Foreign Policy Agenda?

    In a recent poll by One Earth Future Foundation's Women, Peace and Security initiative, less than 50% of respondents thought women are sufficiently represented in the U.S. government among foreign policy and national security decision makers. Read More