Solomon Islands Is Unprepared toManage a Minerals-Based Economy
|Collections||ANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program|
|Title:||Solomon Islands Is Unprepared toManage a Minerals-Based Economy|
|Publisher:||Canberra, ACT: Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University|
|Series/Report no.:||State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) discussion paper series: 2015/6|
Now that Solomon Islanders' forests have been depleted (Allen 2011; Bennett 2000) its mineral resources are being seen as a potential base for the economic development of the nation. However, in assessing this prospect from a national economic perspective Haque (2013) comes to the sobering conclusion that ‘even if potential mining investment was to be fully realised, favourable economic outcomes for Solomon Islands are far from assured.
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