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by Philippe Le Billon

Author: Philippe Le Billon
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (March 8, 2006)
Pages: 92 pages
Category: Other
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So-called conflict-resources can " act as a 'honey pot' that provides incentives for profitseeking groups to engage i. .

Natural and mineral resources can have a strong influence on the persistency of armed conflicts in relatively poor African countries.

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Le Billon, Political Geography 20 (2001) 561584

Le Billon, Political Geography 20 (2001) 561584. Introduction Natural resources have played a conspicuous role in the history of armed conicts.

Increasing corporate responsibility 11. Regulating conflict diamonds 12. Conclusion.

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. Increasing corporate responsibility 11.

Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources. This book is a special issue of the journal Geopolitics. London, New York: Hurst and Oxford University Press. From Angola and Liberia to Iraq and the Congo, wars have taken place in resource rich countries full of poor people.

Fuelling War: Natural Resources And Armed Conflict.

2005) Fuelling war :natural resources and armed conflict Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, MLA Citation. Fuelling War: Natural Resources And Armed Conflict. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge For The International Institute For Strategic Studies, London, 2005. These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style. Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed.

Billions of dollars from resource exploitation benefit repressive regimes and rebel groups, at a massive cost for local populations.

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Fuelling war : natural resources and armed conflict, Philippe Le Billon

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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.