Community Initiative for Enhanced Peace and Development domiciled Conflict Watch Center, which relies on various community based sources of information, and community specific indicators to generate analysis on potential conflict hotspots. The approach of the CWC Crowdmap is tune towards predicting, tracking, monitoring and reporting on situations, events and actors (individual, group and institutional) with the capacity to cause violence. It is built on conflict preventive measures more than mitigating.
The Conflict Watch Center (CWC) is an intervention of the Community Initiative for Enhanced Peace and Development designed to identify, track and report on conflict early warning signs in the Niger Delta. The Center collates reports and data from conflict trackers based in the target communities of CIEPD’s intervention in several projects, who use conflict indicators that are community specific for identifying, analyzing and tracking potential conflict flashpoints. CIEPD-CWC is growing part of a network of conflict early warning and tracking systems working in tandem to ensure conflict transformation in the Niger Delta