Extractive Resources

 

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Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Transnational Energy Projects as Mechanisms of Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Addressing Political, Security and Environmental Challenges

Source: The University of Queensland , 2017

Author(s): Mirza Sadaqat Huda

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 17/08/2017

 

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The Complexity of Resource Governance in a Context of State Fragility: The Case of Eastern DRC

The Complexity of Resource Governance in a Context of State Fragility: The Case of Eastern DRC

Source: International Alert/IPIS, 2010

Author(s): Jeroen Cuvelier

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 16/08/2017

 

A host of publications over the last decade have highlighted the important role played by artisanal and small-scale mining of coltan, gold and cassiterite in the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), yet there is still little awareness of the modus operandi of the various actors involved...

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América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

América Latina: Petróleo y Conflicto -- Pasado y Presente

Latin America: Oil and Conflict -- Past and Present

Source: Escuela Superior de la Administración Pública (ESAP), 2008

Author(s): Luis Humberto Hernández

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 14/08/2017

 

En el actual escenario con ictivo mundial energético presentamos la siguiente re exión sobre la situación petrolera de América Latina a partir de su discurrir pasado y la situación actual. Se ubica inicialmente una breve historia regional del petróleo en el mundo a partir de los hechos fundamentales que le...

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Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment (Chapter in "International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability")

Natural Resources, Conflict and Investment: Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Challenges to Sustainable Investment (Chapter in "International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability")

Source: University of the West of England, 2017

Author(s): Onita Das

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Since 1990, at least 18 violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources such as timber, minerals, oil and gas. Sometimes this is caused by environmental damage and the marginalization of local populations who fail to benefit economically from natural resource exploitation. More often it is caused...

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Ownership Matters: Natural Resources Property Rights and Social Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ownership Matters: Natural Resources Property Rights and Social Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Tim Wegenast and Gerald Schneider

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Empirical tests of the “resource curse” thesis have provided inconclusive evidence for the claim that natural resource abundance increases the risk of social conflict. The present article argues, based on a novel political economy framework and a new data set, that it is important to analyze how states regulate the...

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Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Source: Peacebuilding, 2017

Author(s): Amber Huff

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

This article explores a contradiction at the heart of the environmental security–development nexus by bringing conceptual and political logics of environmental security into critical dialogue with vernaculars of security and insecurity in the ‘margins’ of rural southwestern Madagascar. The analysis presented here highlights important ways in which state–society relations are...

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Dodd-Frank Section 1502 – Filing Evaluation RY2016

Dodd-Frank Section 1502 – Filing Evaluation RY2016

Source: Development International, 2017

Author(s): Chris N. Bayer and Jesse H. Hudson

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 06/08/2017

 

Reporting year (RY) 2016 represents the fourth year issuers submitted their conflict mineral disclosure (CMD) to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. As of July 10, 2017, 1,153 issuers filed a CMD describing their due...

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The Mining Enclave of the Cordillera del Condor (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

The Mining Enclave of the Cordillera del Condor (Chapter in "Ecological Economics from the Ground Up")

Source: Routledge, 2013

Author(s): Gloria Chicaiza and Ivonne Yanez

Countries: Ecuador

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 31/07/2017

 

Ecological Economics from the Ground Up takes a unique and much-needed bottom-up approach to teaching ecological economics and political ecology, using case studies that focus on a wide range of internationally relevant topics, to teach the principles, concepts, methods and tools of these fields, which are seen as increasingly important in...

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Many Ways to Lose a Billion: How Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth

Many Ways to Lose a Billion: How Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth

Source: Publish What You Pay Canada, 2017

Author(s): Don Hubert

Countries: Australia , Canada, Chile, Indonesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Trinidad, Uganda, United States

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/07/2017

 

Countries rich in oil, gas and minerals often fail to secure a fair share of their natural resource wealth. Revenue loss from the extractive sector is particularly significant given the large number of countries that depend on natural resource revenues for a substantial portion of their annual budgets. Companies employ...

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Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Oil Discoveries, Shifting Power, and Civil Conflict

Source: International Studies Quarterly, 2015

Author(s): Curtis Bell and Scott Wolford

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 22/07/2017

 

Can the discovery of petroleum resources increase the risk of civil conflict even before their exploitation? We argue that it can, but only in poorer states where oil revenues threaten to alter the balance of power between regimes and their opponents, rendering bargains in the present obsolete in the future....

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