Can Katanga's mining sector drive growth and development in the DRC?

  title={Can Katanga's mining sector drive growth and development in the DRC?},
  author={Nicholas Garrett and Marie Lintzer},
  journal={Journal of Eastern African Studies},
  pages={400 - 424}
Abstract A common question asked across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and by international observers is whether Katanga's mining sector can contribute to growth and development in the country. This paper answers this question through the analysis of two indicators: the fiscal contribution and the development of economic linkages. Mining can contribute to growth and development in the medium to long term, but for the moment the fiscal contribution and the establishment of local supply… Expand
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