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Hope and Change are Far from Reality for Congolese and a Threatened Environment

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Hope and Change are Far from Reality for Congolese and a Threatened Environment

In the IISD Commentary, Alec Crawford notes that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to one of the world's worst ongoing conflicts. For the residents of eastern DRC, caught in this conflict, the only change being seen is the change from a bad situation to one that is worse. Despair, not hope, is becoming further entrenched. And the environment is suffering.