Building a post-war economy in Yemen
December 22, 2021
Will Yemen be able to regenerate its economy if the war ever ends?
Definitely, according to UN Resident Coordinator David Gressly, who says the country has immense human capital because it's full of talented, resilient people eager for peace.
Yemen, he adds, will have a tough time growing enough food for itself in the short term, although it's well-known for its coffee and honey. But it still has active fisheries, and even more importantly untapped oil and gas resources.
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