Paul Collier: Curse of Natural Resources
Oxford Professor Paul Collier talks about the natural resource curse and makes suggestions on how to overcome it.
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People – Oil – Policy: playing between welfare and curse
“What we are currently thinking about is how to avoid the resource curse through two things, first, how to make oil and gas revenues transparent, and second, how to increase citizen’s participation in sustainable development planning” says Kunarto Marzuki. Best practices from Indonesia.
EITI – Making Resources Work for People
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative explains its approach of putting transparency and accountability at the center of resource management. Several examples display that these crucial factors lead the way for the wellbeing of citizens in resource-rich countries. Peter Sutherland, Chairman of the Board, BP: “Transparency seems to me to make […]
The African Leadership and Progress Network
The African Leadership and Progress Network lists numerous links, studies and so forth on the correlation of governance and resources. read more
Publish What You Pay (PWYP)
Publish What You Pay (PWYP) is a global network of civil society organisations that are united in their call for oil, gas and mining revenues to form the basis for development and improve the lives of ordinary citizens in resource-rich countries. read more