Last week, Fast Company published an article on the importance of investing in post-conflict zones to kick-start the local economy, foster entrepreneurship, and reduce the chances of a relapse. As the article states:

"The global cost of conflicts is $100 billion; dishing charity cash and sleeping bags to these regions doesn't change much -- but introducing innovation and business skills to the local economy can."

We couldn't agree more. Read the full article here.

This article was originally published on 15 November 2010
Related TopicsEconomic development, Conflict resolution, Development & Prosperity, Peace & Harmonious Relations, Team of Teams

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