High-Value Resources: The Other Side of the Coin

The high-profile conviction of Charles Taylor for war crimes linked to exploiting Sierra Leone’s diamond mines has reinforced the negative attention which high-value resources (HVRs) often receive. But the same high-value resources that have been linked to civil conflict can also contribute to promoting development in post-conflict countries. This possibility was explored in a discussion during the all-day conference, Identifying Lessons for Natural Resource Management in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, held at Columbia University on April 25.

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Jun 20, 2012
Farah Hegazi
Sub-Saharan Africa