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The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty in resource-rich ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
Journal Article | Jun 2020
Angola experienced an extraordinary oil boom between 2004 and 2014. During this period, oil revenue accounted for 80% of all government revenue. ...
Oil dependence, Natural resource revenues, Tax reform, Tax administration, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare variations ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
Journal Article | Oct 2010
How does one make sure that revenues from oil benefit the citizens of oil-rich countries? In a number of countries, rents from oil production have increased ...
Reforming corruption out of Nigerian oil? Part one: Mapping corruption risks in oil sector governance
U4 Brief | Feb 2009
Oil dominates the Nigerian economy and generates the vast majority of government revenues. At the same time, Nigeria is perceived as one of the world's ...
natural resources, corruption, oil, Nigeria, natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
UN Use of Private Military and Security Companies. Practices and Policies Åse Gilje Østensen aas
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
Which Grievances Make People Support Violence against the State? Survey Evidence from the Niger Delta
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Previous research has established a link between oil production and armed conflict in low- and middle-income countries. Oil-related grievances are viewed ...
CMI Report | Dec 2012
The NPA has since 2007 implemented an Oil for the Common Good programme (OCG) with funding from Norad’s Oil for Development programme. The main ...
Oil, Development, Civil Society, Norwegian People's Aid, Norway, Angola, South Sudan, Cambodia
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
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Building the new state of South Sudan: The challenge of the resource curse and the pro-poor agricultural growth
Event | 8 Mar 2012
Dr. Luka Biong Deng gives a talk on the challenges facing the new state of South Sudan, in a presentation of his current work on the so-called "oil-curse" ...
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2016
Angola and Venezuela are among the most oil dependent countries in the world. When oil prices fell in 2014, these states lost half of their income base. ...
oil, economy, Chávez, dos Santos, Angola, Venezuela
The Effects of Oil Production and Ethnic Representation on Violent Conflict in Nigeria: A Mixed-Methods Approach
Journal Article | Jan 2016
A large qualitative literature on violent conflict in Nigeria has identified the importance of oil production and ethnicity as salient factors in understanding ...
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
Project | Feb - Jun 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
U4 Issue | May 2008
This U4 Issue explores the topic of grand corruption in the regulation of oil. It focuses on how and why corruption can distort or prevent efficient regulation ...
corruption, natural resources, oil, natural resource management