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Beschreibung

The book provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of Africa's natural resource sectors (oil, biofuels, forestry, fisheries, minerals) and new insights for readers as they navigate the burgeoning research on global governance initiatives and regional/national strategies that seek to improve the governance of the continent's natural resources.



Autorentext
Christopher Alden, London School of Economics and Political Science, UKAna Cristina Alves, Nanyang Technological University, SingaporeDianne Balraj, Conservation International, GuyanaAllan Cain, Development Workshop, AngolaAndrea Collins, Queen's University, Canada Hevina S. Dashwood, Brock University, Canada Jeremy Davison, University of Toronto, Canada Mari-Lise du Preez, independent researcher and development consultant, South Africa Carole Excell, World Resources Institute, USAMats Ingulstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NorwayMelissa Jennings, independent researcher and development consultant, South SudanIvar Kolstad, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway Georgia Mavropoulos-Vagelis, Ernst and Young, South AfricaBill Buenar Puplampu, University of Ghana, GhanaTimothy M. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Boston, USAUssif Rashid Sumaila, University of British Columbia, Canada Dawit Tesfamichael, University of British Columbia, Canada Anthony Turton, University of the Free State, South AfricaPeter G. Veit, World Resources Institute, USA Arne Wiig, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway Conrad Winn, Carleton University, Canada Douglas Yates, American University of Paris, France

Inhalt
PART I: INTRODUCTION: THEORETICAL APPROACHES AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS 1. 'New' Approaches to the Governance of Africa's Natural Resources; J. Andrew Grant, W. R. Nadège Compaoré, Matthew I. Mitchell, and Mats Ingulstad 2. Interrogating the 'Good' in 'Good Governance': Rethinking Natural Resource Governance Theory and Practice in Africa; Mari-Lise du Preez PART II: GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES IN AFRICA'S OIL SECTOR 3. The Rise and Fall of Oil-Rentier States in Africa; Douglas Yates 4. Access to Information and Transparency Provisions in Petroleum Laws in Africa: A Comparative Analysis; Peter G. Veit and Carole Excell 5. Micro Level Effects of Oil Resources: Insights from a Survey of Angolan Microcredit Clients; Allan Cain, Ivar Kolstad, and Arne Wiig 6. Bridging the Governance Gap in South Sudan: Connecting Policymakers to Populations in Africa's Newest Oil-Producing Country; Conrad Winn, Melissa Jennings, and Matthew I. Mitchell PART III: GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES IN AFRICA'S NON PETROLEUM NATURAL RESOURCE SECTORS 7. Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships in Mining: From Engagement to Development in Ghana; Hevina S. Dashwood and Bill Buenar Puplampu 8. Network Governance and the African Timber Organization: Prospects for Regional Forestry Governance in Africa; J. Andrew Grant, Dianne Balraj, Jeremy Davison, and Georgia Mavropoulos-Vagelis 9. Refocusing Governance from the 'Bottom-Up': Understanding the Gendered Dynamics of Land Deals for Biofuel Development in Kenya and Tanzania; Andrea Collins 10. Casting the Net Widely: Effective Governance and the Contribution of Fisheries to the Development of African Countries; Ussif Rashid Sumaila and Dawit Tesfamichael 11. Hydropolitics and Transboundary River Basin Management Nuances in the Southern African Development Community; Anthony Turton PART IV: CONCLUDING REMARKS: NEW CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 12. Global and Local Challenges and Opportunities: Reflections on China and the Governance of African Natural Resources; Christopher Alden and Ana Cristina Alves 13. Prospects and Trends in the Governance of Africa's Natural Resources: From Resource Conflicts to the Role of External and Internal Actors; J. Andrew Grant, W. R. Nadège Compaoré, Matthew I. Mitchell, and Timothy M. Shaw

Produktinformationen

Titel: New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources
Untertitel: Insights from Africa
Editor:
EAN: 9781137280411
ISBN: 978-1-137-28041-1
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 292
Veröffentlichung: 22.12.2014
Jahr: 2014
Dateigrösse: 2.7 MB

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