sharing in governance of extractive industries
Originally posted on The Resource T(r)ap
Last night, the Vale Columbia Center and the Columbia Business School hosted an event for Jonathan Berman’s new book “Success in Africa: CEO Insights from a Continent on the Rise.”
The author, a…Continue
The Natural Resource Charter has had a big year. They’ve merged with Revenue Watch, held their annual conference in Kuwait, and are gearing up to engage with some new producer countries that are facing an unfamiliar set of challenges. But despite the visibility, there are still a lot of questions about how to translate the 12 precepts of natural resource development good practice into context-specific policy reform.
A new Briefing Note tries to address some of those questions…Continue
Oxford Policy Management’s strong reputation for executing wide scale household surveys in sub-Saharan Africa and in South Asia is increasingly being applied to OPM’s extractive industries work, where policy discussions surrounding natural resource exploitation all too often take place using very ‘macro’ indicators for success – such as exploring how governments can secure the largest segment possible of tax revenues. OPM recently saw an opportunity to merge these two areas of expertise to…Continue