Rio Tinto to seal $20bn deal for world's biggest untapped iron ore deposit
After years of delays and legal battles, Anglo-Australian miner says it is ready to finalise Simandou project in Guinea
European Investment Bank accused of suppressing Zambian mining report
NGOs demand publication of bank's report into claims of tax avoidance by Glencore Xstrata-owned Mopani Copper Mines
Local Communities and Oil Discoveries: A Study in Uganda’s Albertine Gra...
Annette Kuteesa explores the social, cultural and economic impacts of oil activities in Uganda's Albertine Graben region.
Ecuador pursued China oil deal while pledging to protect Yasuni, papers ...
Negotiations took place while the country sought funds to forgo oil exploitation in pristine forest under the Yasuni-ITT scheme
'We're going all out for shale,' admits David Cameron
Environmentalists say prime minister's plan to grant councils 100% of business rates from fracking amounts to a bribe
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As the newly discovered resources in various Africa countries are extracted, governments are finding themselves with large but unsustainable
Under Pressure - Finance & Development, December 2013
Paul Collier - Good management of a resource discovery needs informed citizens and informed governments
Ghana passes local content law for petroleum activities
Spy Ghana: The purpose of these Regulations is to, among other things provide for – promotion of maximization of value-addition and job crea
Oil and natural gas reported near Puerto Rico | Al Jazeera America
November 25 assessment by U.S. Geological Survey announces possibility of new petroleum resources in Caribbean.
DFID - Research for Development > Extractive industries, development ...
Research for Development Extractive industries, development and the role of donors
A Role for the Domestic Private Sector? - Why Nations Fail - Why Nations...
In our last two posts, we discussed transparency initiatives in the context of natural resource ma...
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A while ago we discussed the economic and political dimensions of the resource curse (see here , h...