Foreign Direct Investment In Post Conflict Countries

Foreign Direct Investment In Post Conflict Countries

by Virtus C. Igbokwe
     
 

Countries recovering from conflicts face economic and institutional devastation ¯ of vital infrastructure such as schools, factories, communication networks, roads, railways, and water systems, as well as diminished human resources, a very weak legal structure and governmental institutions. In this context, policymakers are faced with the task of creating an… See more details below

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Countries recovering from conflicts face economic and institutional devastation ¯ of vital infrastructure such as schools, factories, communication networks, roads, railways, and water systems, as well as diminished human resources, a very weak legal structure and governmental institutions. In this context, policymakers are faced with the task of creating an integrated and comprehensive approach to post-conflict reconstruction with a view to sustainable economic development, political stability and peace consolidation.

This volume critically examines the various approaches to encouraging and regulating foreign investment in post-conflict countries. From the perspectives of both the foreign investor and the host country, it suggests how policymakers in post-conflict countries can design a foreign investment strategy that brings real and meaningful economic development as part of the wider peace-building process. FDI in post-conflict countries is discussed from different methodological perspectives, including comparative law and comparative politics, based on case studies of Afghanistan, Rwanda, DRC, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Colombia, Angola and Mozambique.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906704674
Publisher:
Adonis & Abbey Publishers
Publication date:
11/20/2010
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.68(d)

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