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[PDF] Peacebuilding essentials for economic development practitioners. Practice note 3: Foreign Direct Investment in conflict-affected contexts

Author: John Bray, International Alert, Published on: 1 January 2010

This practice note explains why and how the operations of foreign investors are relevant for
economic development planners and practitioners in conflict-affected contexts...The objective of economic development planners and practitioners must be to use their influence to ensure that FDI [Foreign Direct Investment] contributes to a “virtuous cycle”, whereby peacebuilding initiatives in the political arena create an environment conducive to well-designed investments, which themselves serve to reinforce the wider social foundations of peace. [refers to Coca Cola, HSBC, Shell, Standard Chartered]

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Related companies: Coca-Cola HSBC Shell Standard Chartered