The Business & Conflict Barometer (BCB) confronts the theoretical and practical challenges of understanding and addressing the political economy of business and conflict. At the frontier of big data and conflict analysis, The BCB dramatically lowers the barriers for interested parties to explore and gain an understanding of the dynamics of the private sector, conflict, and peaceful development at the granular level of companies, locations, sectors, or contexts: for research; for policy, project, or investment planning; for due diligence; and for monitoring and evaluation.

Peace Positive Private Sector in Africa (P3A) unites researchers at Copenhagen Business School, the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Stellenbosch University, the University of Oslo, and the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. The project utilises continent wide disaggregated quantitative analyses and focused case comparison to advance the understanding of how, and under what conditions, private sector development exacerbates or mitigates conflict in Africa. Funding is provided by the Norwegian Research Council. 

BCRI participates in an effort to conceptualise and lay the groundwork for an Integrated Management System for Socio-environmental Conflicts in the Mining sector for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The research reviews and characterises conflict related to mining in LAC; efforts to manage it as well their successes and shortcomings; and possible approaches for the future. The consortium is led by Dialógica (Mexico) and funded by the Inter American Development Bank.

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