Climate Change/Variability and Armed Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

     Grant numbers 0964687 and 0964515 from the Environment, Society and Economy (ESE) collaboration initiative

     Grant numbers 1329125 from the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Social Science (IBSS) program

PNAS Paper Replication Material


This page contains the replication data and analysis script files for the PNAS paper:

O’Loughlin, J., F. Witmer, A. Linke, A. Laing, A Gettelman, and J. Dudhia (2012). "Climate variability and conflict risk in East Africa, 1990-2009." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109(45): 18344-18349.

     Paper available online.



This file, PNAS_ReplicationNotes.txt, contains metadata for the zip files below.



These zip files contain all of the analysis and data files described in the above metadata file. Please note that to replicate our analysis, you'll need to install the R software, requisite libraries for R, and modify the scripts to reference the correct directories. (~5 MB)