Engines for Peace? Extractive Industries, Host Countries, and the International Community in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Source: Natural Resources, 2016
Author(s): Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad, and Sarah Kettenmann
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Economic Recovery ,
Extractive industries can provide great opportunities for post-conflict peacebuilding in resourcerich countries by providing revenue to finance reconstruction and set the economy back on track. However, the process of resource extraction often poses challenges for peacebuilding. This article first explains the various challenges that valuable natural resources can pose in...