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African land rights: Latest News
D.A. Barber, 6:00 am AFKI Original
Although the African continent contributes only about 3 percent to global greenhouse gas emissions, it would be one of the regions most severely affected by climate change. But the impacts of climate change are already being felt in Africa, causing increased wildfires, shrinking rivers that feed hydro-power plants and an increase in water-borne diseases.
D.A. Barber, 6:36 am AFKI Original
While the current natural resource and infrastructure boom in Eastern Africa will contribute to different degrees of economic growth for individual governments, its impact on leveling out economic opportunities will depend on mature natural resource revenue governance that ensures accountability and transparency. The oil and gas boom in one of the world’s poorest regions of the world promises to free East African governments from their dependence on foreign aid once the natural resource revenues start to flow. But natural resources have been literally a “resource curse” for many countries in the past, resulting is little if any economic growth and development.
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