JRC model links natural resources and conflict

JRC model links natural resources and conflict


The EU Joint Research Centre (JRC) has developed a modelling tool to analyse the risk of conflicts occuring in developing countries. The tool combines online news reports with geographical satellite data to link the abundance of natural resources and the risk of conflict.

The model allows for researchers and political scientists to statistically compare conflicts and geo—referenced datasets natural resources, land cover, population and economic activity). Click here for more inform...


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