Congo's Environmental Paradox
Potential and Predation in a Land of Plenty

Trefon, Theodore
Publisher:  Zed Books
Date Written:  15/05/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Pages:  176pp   Price:  $109.77   ISBN:  978-1783602445
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19797

Congo has natural resources the world needs. Its forests count in the fight against global climate change and Congo's farmers could feed all of Africa's population. The Inga hydroelectric site has the potential to light up the entire continent. Congo's incredible natural wealth has the potential to contribute to development in this troubled central African country -- but structural problems, cultural factors, poor governance and predation remain serious challenges.

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