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Natural resource investment and Africa"s development

Francis N. Botchway

Natural resource investment and Africa"s development

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management,
  • Natural resources,
  • Mineral industries,
  • Economic development,
  • Foreign Investments,
  • Foreign ownership,
  • Energy industries,
  • Resource curse

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Francis N. Botchway
    SeriesNew horizons in environmental and energy law
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG5822 .N38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 529 p. :
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25115460M
    ISBN 101848446799
    ISBN 109781848446793
    LC Control Number2010934038
    OCLC/WorldCa699765159

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Africa, a continent endowed with immense natural and human resources as well as great cultural, ecological and economic diversity, remains underdeveloped. Most African nations suffer from military dictatorships, corruption, civil unrest and war, underdevelopment and deep poverty.

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Japan has just announced aAuthor: Economywatch. The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, after Nigeria.

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Africa has fallen behind because its people, despite their historical abilities in science, have not done this in an organised manner. The more the western world was able to Author: Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu.Afterthe resource curse literature incorporated and extended the works of an Icelandic economist, Thorvaldur Gylfason (Gylfason,Gylfason,Gylfason and Zoega, ).Gylfason focused attention on broader channels through which natural resource dependence could be affecting sustained economic growth: savings, investment and human capital by: For many, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, the entry point to the industrial world is through natural resources-based industries.

Mindful of the potential consequences of development, we must pay greater attention to environmental degradation. This means promoting long-term global growth via sustainable use of natural resources.