“The SIPRI authors identify three mechanisms that contribute to whether these peacebuilding efforts have the potential for success. First is the contact hypothesis, which basically allows that different and even historically hostile groups can work together to resolve climate issues while learning to understand each other at the same time. Next is the diffusion of transnational norms, which facilitates development centered on resources through good governance and strong civil society actors. And third is state service provision, which builds trust in government when it protects resources and delivers services, with an even and competent hand that advances cooperation.”