This report from CMI analyzes how to reduce maternal and infant mortality in Angola.
Rents to Riches? focuses on the political economy of the detailed decisions that governments make at each step of the natural resource management (nrm) value chain.
This publication provides an overview of extractive industries and CRS’ involvement with this issue. It discusses common economic, governance, environmental and public health impacts of poorly managed extractive industries at the local and national levels as well as their links with conflict.
This paper looks at how local populations perceive Private Security Companies (PSCs) and what the impact of their activities may be on peoples’ every day lives, examining the two country cases, Afghanistan and Angola.
The Effects of Oil Companies' Activities on the Environment, Health and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Negative impacts of the oil industry are a major concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), threatening not only the health of local communities, but also the livelihoods they depend on. The following study examines the impacts of the oil industry in sub-Saharan Africa and current measures to mitigate these impacts. It offers possible solutions that could be put forward by different stakeholders, including the EU and the European Parliament in particular, to reduce the negative impacts and enhance the contribution of the oil sector to sustainable development. The study focuses in particular on Nigeria and Angola, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest oil producers, but is supplemented by insights from other SSA countries.
This handbook represents a one-of-a-kind operational resource for field practitioners and government policy makers to guide them in making better-informed decisions about the nature of contracting out, and to assess the options available to them when deciding whether to externalise certain services.
This USAID report thoroughly examines seven post-war countries. It focuses on different approaches to rebuilding fiscal infrastructure that have been tried in the different scenarios.
This policy paper investigates the nature of the relationship between natural resources and conflict, looking at several case studies to draw conclusions and evaluate existing solutions.
This paper by the Danish Institute for International Studies offers several suggestions on ways to use oil wealth in emerging countries to have the maximum benefit for their citizens. It looks at lessons learned from Angola, and examines the role of China in African development.