Projects: Angola I - Truce & Consequences: Truce & Consequences

Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have impoverished Angola and crippled its people. Landmines contaminate the countryside and render land much needed for food cultivation useless.Luena, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, November 2001

Despite vast reserves of petroleum, diamonds and natural resources, decades of fighting between FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) forces and UNITA rebels have impoverished Angola and crippled its people. Landmines contaminate the countryside and render land much needed for food cultivation useless. 

Luena, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell