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Democratic Republic of Congo

The Congolese Conflict and the Resource/Conflict Dilemma

The Congolese Conflict and the Resource/Conflict Dilemma

High levels of mineral reserves are a contributing factor in the 20+ year violent conflict in the Congo. Peace Science shows the link between natural resources and conflict, and how government income from natural resources can lead to more deadly, longer lasting, conflict.