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    Has the EITI been successful? Reviewing evaluations of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Has  the  EITI  been  successful?  Many  efforts  have  been  devoted  to  improving  resource  governance through  the  Extractive  Industries  Transparency  Initiative.  A  review  of  50  evaluations  concludes  that  the  EITI  has  succeeded 
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    The global participation backlash: Implications for natural resource initiatives

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder  initiatives  like  the  Extractive  Industries  Transparency  Initiative.  Yet  a  good  number  of  resource-rich countries have legally restricted civil society organizations’ independence and ability to
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    Shadow value chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West Africa

    U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017
    The  illicit  natural  resource  trade  continues  to  benefit  corrupt  officials,  criminal  and  terrorist  networks  and divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa.
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    Compensatory livestock thievery: A new trend in economic crime in Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    “Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out of a war environment.
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    Local content in Tanzania’s gas and minerals sectors: Who regulates?

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    The implementation of Tanzania’s local content policy for the petroleum and mineral sectors has been hampered by inconsistency, confusion, and un-coordinated donor interventions.
  • News

    Webinar: Rebuilding health systems in conflict and crisis affected settings

    13 Nov 2017: Our partners at Health Systems Global are developing two linked resources to support access to key evidence and recommended reading for a thematic working group working on health systems in conflict and crisis-affected settings.
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    Apply now to join Matasa Fellows Network

    10 Nov 2017: This week the Matasa Fellows Network is launching a call for young African researchers to apply to become a fellow. Given the major role that the African private sector can play in tackling youth unemployment and underemployment, the chosen theme of this year’s fellowship is Youth Employment and Private Sector Growth in Africa. The Matasa Fellows Network is a joint initiative of the The Mastercard Foundation and Institute of Development Studies.
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    Mobilizing adaptation finance in developing countries

    CICERO Center for International Climate Research, 2017
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as the “process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects. In human systems, adaptation seeks to moderate or avoid harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. In some natural systems, human intervention may facilitate adjustment to expected climate and its effects.”
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    Center for International Climate Research (CICERO)

    CICERO is Norway’s foremost institute for interdisciplinary climate research.
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    Incentives for conservation in Tigray, Ethiopia: Findings from a household survey

    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017
    Understanding the problem of land degradation in a given spatial and temporal context, requires looking at the community baseline conditions such as the natural resource base, human resources, existing institutions and infrastructure base, and how these conditions interact with policies and institutions to influence human responses and thereby affect productivity, livelihood security and the na

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