Bottom of the Barrel
12 Sep 2003
Catholic Relief Services
CRS is committed to helping to ensure that Africa’s oil boom improves the lives of the poor through increased investment in education, health, water, roads, agriculture and other vital necessities. But for this to occur, these revenues must be well managed.
Thus, this report addresses two fundamental questions: How can Africa’s oil boom contribute to alleviating poverty? What policy changes should be implemented to promote the management and allocation of oil revenues in a way that will benefit ordinary Africans?