On the Road to Post Conflict Reconstruction by Contract: The Angola Model

  title={On the Road to Post Conflict Reconstruction by Contract: The Angola Model},
  author={Dunia Prince Zongwe},
  journal={Development Economics eJournal},
  • D. Zongwe
  • Published 23 December 2010
  • Political Science
  • Development Economics eJournal
When the war ended in 2002, the Angolan government approached traditional donors, including the International Monetary Fund and the Paris Club, for loans to fund its post-conflict reconstruction but they were not forthcoming. China offered a colossal 2 billion US dollars line of credit to Angola to finance infrastructure projects as part of a historic deal that is now commonly known as the ‘Angola model’ or the ‘Angola mode’. That deal rehabilitated, modernized and expanded Angola’s shattered… Expand
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