Natural Resource Management
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.
This report from the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative aims to build knowledge about how corporate cultures in mining companies influence how well those companies manage conflict with local communities.
This report from Resource Consulting Services investigates the underlying causalities (or lack there of) between mineral wealth and violence in the Great Lakes Region.