Breaking the Conflict Trap? Addressing the Resource Curse in Peace Processes
Source: Global Governance, 2011
Author(s): Achim Wennmann
Does addressing the natural resource dimension of armed conflicts in peace processes open opportunities for breaking the conflict trap? Based on evidence reviewed from Sudan (North-South), Indonesia (Aceh), and other cases, this article challenges the prevailing understanding of natural resources as an enabler of armed conflict and obstacle to peace....