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Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
Journal Article | Jun 2018
Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. The paper ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2016
Abstract Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
On curses and devils: Resource wealth and sovereignty in an autonomous Tarija, Bolivia John-Andrew
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The idea that oil wealth tends to undermine democratic transition is one of the central tenets of the resource curse paradigm. This chapter takes ...
Nigerian, resource curse, political ecology, oil, elections, political transition, Nigeria
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Dec 2015
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and a potential ...
Tax, compliance, natural resources, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
While a number of studies documents macro level effects of natural resources, much less is known about how resources such as oil affect development prospects ...
Event | 5 Jun 2008
As Angola's long civil war has ended and the most immediate reconstruction priorities are being met, the country faces an historical opportunity to convert its vast resource wealth into welfare for its people.
Event | 11 Feb 2005
Does the possession of certain types of natural resource wealth undermine national economies and damage polities? Mick Moore has studied contemporary developing countries, focusing on the political consequences of resource rents. Mick Moore is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Institutional factors are increasingly highlighted to explain the “resource curse” or, why some countries with rich natural resources have ...
Political institutions, development, oil, resource curse, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2008
The literature on the ‘‘resource curse’’ suggests that the quality of institutions determines a country’s ability to transform ...
Journal Article | Jan 2002
The article explores how the exploitation of mineral resources such as diamonds contributed to prolonging the armed conflict that broke out in the Democratic ...
Natural resources, diamonds, duration of war, armed conflict, DR Congo, Great Lakes region
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum and natural gas reserves, boosting its natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. Whether ...
petroleum, governance, legal regimes, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic ...
petroleum, voting, natural resources, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum reserves, boosting its reserve natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. What is the ...
petroleum, bureucracy, revenue flows, natural resources, institutions, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Journal Article | Dec 2017
This paper discusses whether and to what extent resource-rich developing countries should introduce local content policies, i.e. requirements to include ...
Local content, petroleum, oil, natural gas, Tanzania
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.