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Journal Article | Aug 2013
Does corruption attract or deter foreign investment in the extractive sectors? This article presents an econometric analysis of extractive industry foreign ...
Corruption, governance, mining, quarrying, petroleum, extractive industries, Bangladesh, Angola
Illicit financial flows within the extractive industries sector: a glance at how legal requirements can be manipulated and diverted
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The extractive industries sector is considered to be one of the most prone to illicit financial flows. To date, numerous instruments at the national, ...
Extractive industries, Corruption, Transparency, Abuse of law, Illicit financial flows
The extractive industries transparency initiative: Impact, effectiveness, and where next for expanding natural resource governance?
U4 Brief | May 2014
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of initiatives to improve the governance of the extractives sector. Starting with the Kimberly Process Certification ...
natural resource management, extractive industries, oil, gas, minerals
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The potential for using revenues from extractive resources for inclusive growth in Africa is tremendous. However, the realisation of the transformative ...
Corruption, resource curse, institutions, Ghana
Has the EITI been successful? Reviewing evaluations of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
U4 Brief | Aug 2017
Has the EITI been successful? Many efforts have been devoted to improving resource governance through the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. ...
natural resource management
Can Smallholders benefit from the new market opportunities from the extractive industry in Tanzania?
CMI Report | May 2018
The recent discovery of huge oil and gas reserves in Tanzania has created a new opportunity for economic growth and development of the country. Tanzania ...
Smallholders, Food Value Chain Development, Oil and Gas, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Apr 2014
Our recent research indicates that increased corruption brings increased foreign direct investment (FDI) in the extractive industries. Moreover, corruption ...
U4 Issue | Nov 2011
Countries highly dependent on natural resources are among the most severely affected by the problem of illicit financial flows. Despite a lack of definite ...
international drivers of corruption, natural resource management, DR Congo, Nigeria, Zambia
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
Project | Apr - Dec 2007
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Progress and Challenges(Panel debate on the EITI at the NFU 2007 conference)The EITI initiative aims to ...
Journal Article | Aug 2014
Since the mid-1980s, 32 countries around the world have adopted community development requirements into their mining laws, while nine countries are in ...
mining, community development, regulatory reform, corporate social, responsibility, foreign direct investment, Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Apr 2017
In developed nations, issues of taxation rank high on the agendas of political parties. In Africa’s new democracies taxation does not figure as ...
Project | Nov 2006 - Feb 2007
Recent CMI studies of the management of benefit streams from the extractive industries in Tanzania and Mali (CMI reports 2006:4 and 2006:11) reveal that ...
Mining, CSR, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Investment is crucial for economic development. A number of empirical studies document a relationship between social development and aggregate foreign ...
Foreign direct investment, Social development
News | 31 Oct 2012
Vietnam scores poorly on international measures of corruption. The Communist Party is trying to clean up public life, but progress is slow. Meanwhile, critique increases as corruption and rent-seeking impairs further economic growth.
Resource nationalism and local content in Tanzania: Experiences from mining and consequences for the petroleum sector
Journal Article | Nov 2016
Highlights Discontent with mining has contributed to calls for resource nationalism in Tanzania’s petroleum sector. The Tanzanian case demonstrates ...
Local content, Mining, Petroleum, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Jun 2012
This U4 Brief extracts lessons from recent Ugandan experiences with conservation areas and corruption. A case involving the World Bank/Global Environment ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption, REDD+, Conservation, Uganda
Corporate Community Involvement and Local Institutions: Two Case Studies From the Mining Industry in Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Corporate community involvement contributes capital or resources in various forms to a community. However, such involvement may also influence local institutions ...
Corporate social responsibility, institutions, extractive industries, mining, Tanzania, Tanzania
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
Governance challenges in Tanzania’s natural gas sector: Unregulated lobbyism and uncoordinated policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Resource discoveries often result in expectations of rapid growth, but also major concerns for increasing corruption. The resource curse literature puts ...
Extractive industries, resource curse, governance, corruption, lobbyism, Tanzania