DW AngolaHumanitarian & Development Actors in Angola as Peacebuilders?

Humanitarian & Development Actors in Angola as Peacebuilders?


Author: Allan Cain. Published in the Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE), Number 90, Volume 28. The article argues that despite ample justification for donor fatigue, the international community has, in fact, stayed engaged in Angola during the last decade. Investment in humanitarian and development/rehabilitation programming can be understood as a donor strategy for influencing regional stability and building peace. The war raises risks for the major powers who have progressively increased their stake in the lucrative Angolan petroleum economy.