5 edition of Fuelling war found in the catalog.
Philippe Le Billon
by Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London in Abingdon, Oxon, New York
Written in English
A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development. The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a curse rather than a blessing. Billions of dollars from resource exploitation benefit repressive regimes and rebel groups, at a massive cost for local populations. This Adelphi Paper analyses the economic and political vulnerability of resource-dependent countries; assesses how resources influence the likelihood and course of conflicts; and discusses current initiatives to improve resource governance in the interest of peace. It concludes that long-term stability in resource-exporting regions will depend on their developmental outcomes, and calls for a broad reform agenda prioritising the basic needs and security of local populations
Includes bibliographical references (p. -92)
|Statement||Philippe Le Billon|
|Series||Adelphi paper -- 373, Adelphi papers -- no. 373|
|Contributions||International Institute for Strategic Studies|
|LC Classifications||U163 .L532 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||92 p. :|
|Number of Pages||92|
|LC Control Number||2005363484|
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