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Natural resources and local livelihoods in the Great Lakes region of Africa : a political economy perspective

Author: S Marysse
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at how the benefits of economic development in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are not being equally distributed. It studies the impact of the increasing scramble for natural resources upon local livelihoods and considers the ambiguities that characterise the relationship between mining and development.
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Ansoms, An.
Natural Resources and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes Region of Africa : A Political Economy Perspective.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Marysse
ISBN: 9780230304994 0230304990
OCLC Number: 712015781
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents: Part I: Land Relations and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes Region; 1 Land Relations and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes Region; 2 Reconciling Custom, State and Local Livelihoods: Decentralised Land Management in South Kivu (DRC); 3 A Legacy from the Past Hindering the Future: Land Conflicts in Ituri (DRC); 4 Governance of Urban Agricultural Space: Struggle for Land in Kinshasa (DRC); 5 In Quest of Legitimacy: Changes in Land Law and Legal Reform in Burundi. 6 Sharing Scarcity: Issues of Land Tenure in South-east Rwanda7 Views from Below on the Pro-poor Growth Challenge: Agrarian Policies in the Context of Rural Rwanda; Part II: Mineral Resources and Local Livelihoods in the Great Lakes Region; 8 Local Livelihoods, Global Interests and the State in the Congolese Mining Sector; 9 The New Gold Rush: Post-conflict Mining and Trading in the Kilo Belt (DRC); 10 Constraints, Opportunities and Hope: Artisanal Gold Mining and Trade in South Kivu (DRC); 11 Between Hammer and Anvil: The Predicament of Artisanal Miners in Katanga. 12 Triangular Arm Wrestling: Analysis and Revision of the Sino-Congolese AgreementsIndex.
Responsibility: edited by An Ansoms, Stefaan Marysse.

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