Wednesday, July 3, 2013 report investigates the ways in which the management of land, water, minerals, forests and drugs 
are linked to instability and insecurity in Afghanistan .
Its aims are two-fold: first, to suggest ways that the 
government and the international community 
can maximise the peacebuilding opportunities 
that come from better natural resource management and, second, to encourage the international 
community to introduce safeguards in their existing 
projects to ensure they do not inadvertently exacerbate conflict