Natural Resource Management
In this video from the Center for Global Development, former Alaska Governor Jay Hammond's solution to the resource curse is explained.
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security
These guidelines from the FAO aim to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all.
The Private Sector’s Contribution to Water Management: Re-examining Corporate Purposes and Company Roles
This paper from ODI takes a fresh look at the role of the private sector in water management given new developments in the field.
This post from USIP looks at new developments in transparency for Afghanistan's mineral sector.
The World Gold Council has developed the Conflict-Free Gold Standard, an industry-led approach to combat the potential misuse of mined gold to fund armed conflict.
This paper from Oxfam analyzes what is required to revitalize agriculture in Haiti.
This paper from the IMF suggests better ways to realize the revenue potential of extractive industries in developing countries.
This paper from both UCLA and BI Norwegian Business School examine a paper that challenges the claim that oil wealth tends to block democratic transitions.
"We Want What the Ok Tedi Women Have!": Guidance from Papua New Guinea on Women's Engagement in Mining Deals
Through the study of mining deals in Papua New Guinea, this World Bank briefing note provides insights into enhancing women’s agency as a means of achieving equality and through this, better development outcomes.
Corporate Social Responsibility and Supply Agreements in the Private Sector: Decreasing Land and Climate Pressures
This report from DfID explores current private sector climate change mitigation activities in agriculture and food production and how they can improve.