Extractive Resources

 

There are 765 items related to Extractive Resources. Items are listed by date added.

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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...

View Item

 

 

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....

View Item

 

 

Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Oil, Natural Gas, and Intrastate Conflict: Does Ownership Matter?

Source: International Interactions, 2016

Author(s): Tim Wegenast

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 22/07/2017

 

The impact of natural resources on intrastate violence has been increasingly analyzed in the peace and conflict literature. Surprisingly, little quantitative evidence has been gathered on the effects of the resource-ownership structure on internal violence. This article uses a novel data set on oil and natural gas property rights, covering...

View Item

 

 

Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

Industrial-Scale Looting of Afghanistan’s Mineral Resources

Source: United States Institute for Peace, 2017

Author(s): William Byrd and Javed Noorani

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 19/07/2017

 

Afghanistan is well endowed with mineral resources. In addition to significant oil and gas reserves in the north (not discussed in this report) and a few mega-resources (Aynak copper and Hajigak iron, also not covered), there are numerous medium-sized and smaller deposits of minerals such as precious gemstones (notably emeralds...

View Item

 

 

Energy from the Foodbowl: Associated Land-Use Conflicts, Risks and Wicked Problems

Energy from the Foodbowl: Associated Land-Use Conflicts, Risks and Wicked Problems

Source: Landscape and Urban Planning, 2016

Author(s): Jo-Anne Everingham, Nina Collins, Jim Cavaye, Will Rifkin, Sue Vinke, Thomas Baumgartl, and Daniel Rodriguez

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Programming

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This article reports on a study of an agricultural region in southeast Queensland, Australia that is undergoing rapid change with development of an extensive coal seam gas industry and some large open cut coal mines. The region has become a locus of land use conflict between various industries: farming, grazing,...

View Item

 

 

Human Rights and State-Corporate Crimes in the Practice of Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Human Rights and State-Corporate Crimes in the Practice of Gas Flaring in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Source: Critical Criminology, 2016

Author(s): M. Raymond Izarali

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 12/07/2017

 

This article addresses the social harm of gas flaring by petroleum companies in the Niger Delta, Nigeria and makes a conceptual case for human rights and state-corporate crimes. It outlines the human and environmental harms caused, the role of the state and Shell and other corporate entities in producing such...

View Item

 

 

Energy Cooperation and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Seismic Shift towards Peace or Conflict?

Energy Cooperation and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Seismic Shift towards Peace or Conflict?

Source: S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016

Author(s): Angelos Giannakopoulos

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/07/2017

 

In recent years, the field of energy policy in the EU has been expanding and gaining increasing attention due to a range of important developments that have been taking place both within and on the periphery of Europe. These include: a) the confrontation of the EU (and the West in...

View Item

 

 

Running to Fight Another Day: Commodification of Peace and the Resurgence of Violence in Post-amnesty Niger Delta

Running to Fight Another Day: Commodification of Peace and the Resurgence of Violence in Post-amnesty Niger Delta

Source: African Security, 2016

Author(s): Surulola James Eke

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 10/07/2017

 

Peace cannot be procured like a bar of chocolate. The processes leading to peace are painstaking and must be enduring; gradually replacing the environment of rancor with an ambience amenable to peace. The 2009 amnesty deal between the Nigerian Federal Government and Niger Delta militants apparently was anchored on immediate...

View Item

 

 

1 2 3 4 5 677