Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Options and Actions
Source: Ian Bannon and Paul Collier (World Bank), 2003
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Republic of the Congo
Violent conflict can spell catastrophe for developing countries and their neighbors, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth. Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely to be blighted by conflict are those whose economies depend heavily on...