Conflict Analysis

The systematic study of the profile, issues and stakeholders that shape an existing or potential conflict, as well as factors in the interaction between the three. It helps companies gain a better understanding of the environment in which they operate and their role in that context.

(Source: International Alert. 2005. Conflict-sensitive business practice: Guidance for extractive industries. See Macro-level Conflict Risk and Impact Assessment tool. pp. 4, 5. http://www.international-alert.org/resources/publications/csbp-extractive-industries-en)