Extractive Resources

 

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Equity in Extractives

Equity in Extractives

Source: Africa Progress Panel, 2013

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Africa’s economies have been riding the crest of a global commodity wave that could transform the continent’s prospects. The 2013 Africa Progress Report explains how this unprecedented chance could lift millions out of poverty and improve the prospects of generations to come. The report sets out an agenda for maximising Africa’s...

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The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources

The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources

Source: Picador, 2012

Author(s): Michael Klare

Topics: Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

The world is facing an unprecedented crisis of resource depletion—a crisis that encompasses shortages of oil and coal, copper and cobalt, water and arable land. With all of the Earth’s accessible areas already being exploited, the desperate hunt for supplies has now reached the final frontiers. The Race for What’s...

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Plundered Nations? Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction

Plundered Nations? Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction

Source: Editors: Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables , 2011

Countries: Kazakhstan, Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

he study of natural resource extraction in resource-rich countries often shows that plunder, rather than prosperity, has become the norm. Management of natural resources differs widely in every state; a close examination of the decision making chains in various states highlights the key principles that need to be followed to...

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The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

Source: Paul Collier, 2010

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Proper stewardship of natural assets and liabilities is a matter of planetary urgency: natural resources have the potential either to transform the poorest countries or to tear them apart, while the carbon emissions and agricultural follies of the developed world could further impoverish them. The Plundered Planet charts a course...

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Natural Riches? Perspectives on Responsible Natural Resource Management in Conflict-Affected Countries

Natural Riches? Perspectives on Responsible Natural Resource Management in Conflict-Affected Countries

Source: WEF, 2013

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/11/2013

 

To meet growing global demand, natural resources are under increasing pressure. New sources have entered global markets – many of them in developing or emerging economies. Valuable resources such as oil, copper, tungsten, gold and timber can be found in many poor or fragile states, sometimes in very remote areas. Because...

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Resources for Peace? Managing Revenues from Extractive Industries in Post-Conflict Environments

Resources for Peace? Managing Revenues from Extractive Industries in Post-Conflict Environments

Source: Philippe Le Billon, 2008

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/11/2013

 

In the wake of violent conflict, a key element of building a durable peace is building a state with the ability to collect and manage public resources. To implement peace accords and to provide public services, the government must be able to collect revenue, allocate resources, and manage expenditure in...

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Conflict-Sensitive Business Practice: Towards the Integration of Conflict Assessment and Prevention in Extractive Industry Practice

Source: R. Goldwyn and J. Switzer, 2004

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

For oil, gas and mining companies operating in areas of potential or open conflict, there are clear bottom-line and ethical drivers compelling them to manage their operations in such a way to avoid aggravating or triggering violence at the local and national levels. As the easy sources of valuable natural...

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Income Sharing from Natural Resources

Income Sharing from Natural Resources

Source: CCDP, 2010

Author(s): Achim Wennmann

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Sudan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 09/11/2013

 

The presence of natural resources in conflict zones has been an influential aspect of many armed conflicts. Natural resources have shaped belligerents’ objectives for using armed force, provided the means to fight, and integrated conflict areas into global markets. This CCDP Issue Brief explores the opportunities for peace mediation provided...

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Extractive Industry Source Book

Extractive Industry Source Book

Source: World Bank Institute, 2013

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 09/11/2013

 

Knowledge of the oil, gas and mining industries has become a subject of acute controversy as it has become clear that their activities can bring more costs than benefits to the country that hosts them. The surge of activity and investment they bring can trigger high expectations only to disappoint...

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Minerals and conflict

Minerals and conflict

Source: USAID, 2004

Topics: Extractive Resources, Programming

Added: 08/11/2013

 

This toolkit is part of a series that explores how development assistance can address key risk factors associated with conflict. One area that is receiving increasing attention is the relationship between natural resources and violence. In many recent conflicts, valuable or scarce resources - land, water, timber, or minerals -...

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