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New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources

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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.

'New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources: Insights from Africa is refreshingly brilliant, engaging but most importantly innovative. The collection of chapters in this edited volume offers a nuanced analysis that extends our understanding of the complexity of natural resources governance in Africa. This book is a must read for everyone interested in natural resources governance in Africa.' - Uwafiokun Idemudia, York University, Canada

'Grant, Compaoré, and Mitchell have assembled a solid group of scholars who furnish critical perspectives on natural resource governance in Africa. The volume makes important contributions to debates that are only beginning.' - Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Christopher Alden, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Ana Cristina Alves, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Dianne Balraj, Conservation International, Guyana Allan Cain, Development Workshop, Angola Andrea 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, USA Mats Ingulstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway Melissa Jennings, independent researcher and development consultant, South Sudan Ivar Kolstad, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway Georgia Mavropoulos-Vagelis, Ernst and Young, South Africa Bill Buenar Puplampu, University of Ghana, Ghana Timothy M. Shaw, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA Ussif Rashid Sumaila, University of British Columbia, Canada Dawit Tesfamichael, University of British Columbia, Canada Anthony Turton, University of the Free State, South Africa Peter 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

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


Titel: New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources
Untertitel: Insights from Africa
EAN: 9781349447695
ISBN: 1349447692
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 324
Gewicht: 410g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 1st ed. 2015

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