International Reports

Resource Wealth and Raw Materials Boom

by Dr. Bernd Althusmann, Dr. Angelika Klein, Stefan Reith

Challenges for Governance and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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”?