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Curse or Blessing? Natural Resources in Africa's Development
 

Summary: Curse or Blessing?
Natural Resources in Africa's Development
Institute for African Development
Spring Symposium
April 29-30, 2011
Ithaca, NY 14850
free and open to the public
For more information visit the IAD Web site at www.einaudi.cornell.edu/africa.
Call for Papers
Institute for African Development
Annual Spring Symposium
NATURAL RESOURCES, CURSE OR BLESSING?
ANALYSING THE ISSUES RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF
NATURAL RESOURCES
April 29-30, 2011
Ithaca, NY
Many countries, whose economies depend primarily on natural resources such as oil,
diamonds, or timber, generally suffer from greater poverty score lower on the UN Human
Development Index, an annual report that measures the general quality of life of citizens, and
are more at risk for conflict than countries whose economies are more diversified. It has been

  

Source: Angenent, Lars T. - Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

 

Collections: Renewable Energy; Engineering