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Biddle, Ian, Spyros Demetriou, Robert Muggah and Anna Khakee. 2003 ‘Making the Difference? Weapons Collection and Small Arms Availability in the Republic of Congo.’ Small Arms Survey 2003: Development Denied; YB3, p. 255. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Making the Difference? Weapons Collection and Small Arms Availability in the Republic of Congo

The estimate of the total number of small arms and light weapons in the Republic of Congo when fighting ended lies between 67,000 and 80,000. By 2003, collection programmes had recovered about 28 per cent of this …

This case study focuses on Phase I of the Project, which ended in 2001. It gives an overview of small arms availability and trade prior to the renewed outbreak of hostilities, and examines the results of the weapons collection programme.

It provides a global profile of the total number of small arms and light weapons and assesses current proliferation dynamics in the region. Results are tentative. The research team commissioned by the IOM/UNDP had eight weeks to undertake the research.

ID: Q5147

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