Resource Wealth and Raw Materials Boom

Challenges for Governance and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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An abundance of resources in Sub-Saharan Africa will not necessarily lead to sustainable economic growth, to the contrary: The one-sided economic focus on the extraction of natural resources has consequences for the people and the environment. What needs to be done to avoid the “resource curse”?


Bernd Althusmann, Dr. Angelika Klein, Stefan Reith

Publication series

International Reports


Berlin, July 25, 2014