Congo's Environmental Paradox: Potential and Predation in a by Theodore Trefon

By Theodore Trefon

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the ordinary assets the realm wishes – it can be crucial to enjoyable our longing for the newest high-tech instruments; the Inga Dam may possibly remove darkness from all of Africa; whereas Congo’s farmers may possibly feed one billion humans. those realities are redefining the country’s strategic contribution to a globalized global. A source paradise for a few, the DRC is an environmental nightmare for others.

Congo’s Environmental Paradox analyses the hot dynamics within the country’s wooded area, mineral, land, water and oil sectors, revealing the interactions among those sectors. Connecting the dots, it indicates how we have to essentially reconsider strength, politics and source administration in Congo today.

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