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Will social unrest affect investment in Ecuador's oil sector?

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dc.contributor.author Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-15T22:16:19Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-15T22:16:19Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-09
dc.identifier.citation Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin American Energy Advisor, April 9-13, 2012; pp. 1, 3, 5. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/20572
dc.description Re-posted with permission from the publishers as a PDF document as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate energy policy, regulation, dialogue and educational materials. en_US
dc.description.abstract More than 1,500 indigenous protesters last month brought Ecuador's capital city to a "standstill" over government plans to exploit natural resources in the Amazon region. The group alleges that President Rafael Correa has capitulated to free-market forces with policies opening up lands to mining and drilling that could ravage the Amazonian rainforest, while the administration counters that such measures are necessary for the country's economic development. How well is Correa handling discontent over natural resource extraction? Are such protests likely to hinder investment and development of the country's oil sector? What should both sides be doing differently to resolve these problems? en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Inter-American Dialogue en_US
dc.subject Latin America en_US
dc.subject Ecuador en_US
dc.subject Rafael Correa en_US
dc.subject Amazon en_US
dc.subject indigenous groups en_US
dc.subject natural resource extraction en_US
dc.subject protests en_US
dc.subject oil sector en_US
dc.subject investment en_US
dc.subject mineral reserves en_US
dc.subject EcuaCorriente en_US
dc.subject Zamora Chinchipe province en_US
dc.subject profit en_US
dc.subject sustainable development en_US
dc.subject mining en_US
dc.title Will social unrest affect investment in Ecuador's oil sector? en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.thedialogue.org en_US


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