Post-conflict pro-poor private-sector development: The case of Timor-Leste

  title={Post-conflict pro-poor private-sector development: The case of Timor-Leste},
  author={Takayoshi Kusago},
  journal={Development in Practice},
  pages={502 - 513}
  • T. Kusago
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Economics
  • Development in Practice
Post-conflict economic development is central to reducing poverty and improving local livelihoods. In this regard, many post-conflict development plans place a high priority on private-sector development. This paper examines the role of the private sector in post-conflict situations and discusses possible interventions for economic recovery based on a review of the literature and fieldwork in Timor-Leste. The paper identifies key factors critical to pro-poor private-sector development in post… 
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