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  • The Rise of China and the Natural Resource Curse in Africa

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    This paper studies the causal impact of China’s rising demand for natural resources on Sub-Saharan African political and economic development. [issuu showflipbtn=true documentid=110509115624-77a653e82b744e7bac224a72b125f381 docname=meyersson_the_rise_of_china_and_the_natural_resour username=FutureChallenges loadinginfotext=The%20Rise%20of%20China%20and%20the%20Natural%20Resource%20Curse%20in%20Africa showhtmllink=true tag=africa width=420 height=272 unit=px]

  • Avoiding the Resource Curse: Spotlight on Oil in Uganda

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    This working paper examines whether new rules from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission could help bring transparency to Uganda’s oil industry. [issuu showflipbtn=true documentid=110509115157-6d2d275e3ff14f47a5f1995a0599003d docname=veit_avoiding_the_resource_curse_spotlight_on_oil_ username=FutureChallenges loadinginfotext=Avoiding%20the%20Resource%3A%20Spotlight%20on%20Oil%20in%20Uganda showhtmllink=true tag=oil width=420 height=272 unit=px]

  • Open Budgets. Transform Lives. The Open Budget Survey

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    The International Budget Partnership has just released the Open Budget Survey 2010, the only independent, comparative, regular measure of budget transparency and accountability around the world. Produced every two years by independent experts not beholden to national governments, the report reveals that 74 of the 94 countries assessed fail to […]

  • How the UN and Member States Must Do More to End Natural Resource Fuelled Conflicts

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    Drawing on Global Witness’ experience in Angola, Cambodia, DRC, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Sudan, this report aims to promote understanding of, and a strategy for dealing with, the problem of natural resource wealth incentivising, financing, and preventing resolution of conflicts. [issuu showflipbtn=true documentid=110509114006-fb0285e0e3584aff8a9b6ca94fbf16a7 docname=global_witness_lessons_unlearned username=FutureChallenges loadinginfotext=Lessons%20UNlearned showhtmllink=true tag=angola width=420 […]