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Real-time evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative. Empowerment of indigenous peoples and forest dependent local communities through support to civil society organisationsNorwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2017The Terms of References (ToR) of the present evaluation have the following objectives:DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land for non-agricultural use, many owners have sold the land for mining operations. So-called rat-hole coal mining has resulted in environmental degradation as well as in the loss of lives of miners, most of whom are from outside the state.DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017This paper analyses patterns of corruption and corruption risks related to community mineral beneficiation schemes (CMBSs) that distribute benefits funded by mineral revenues to communities. It analyses insights from existing scholarship on CMBSs, evidence from seven cases of corruption, and lessons from guidance documents on reducing corruption in the mining value chain.DocumentU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management.Document
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and mineralsU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countriesâ total public revenues. Despite their importance, however, such sales have received little political or academic attention until recently.Document
Has the EITI been successful? Reviewing evaluations of the Extractive Industries Transparency InitiativeChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Has 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 succeededDocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Civil 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 toDocument
Shadow value chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West AfricaU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017The 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.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017The implementation of Tanzania’s local content policy for the petroleum and mineral sectors has been hampered by inconsistency, confusion, and un-coordinated donor interventions.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2017The Southeast Arm of Lake Malawi catchment has a wide range of natural resources that require prudent management for sustainability and maximisation of benefits.