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Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
Confronting the ‘oil curse’: state–civil society roles in managing Ghana’s oil find
N. Annan; F. Edu-Afful / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Ghana discovered large oil deposits at Cape Three Points, on its western coast, in 2007.With the discovery of additional oil it is anticipated that the oil sector will significantly boost the economy, which in turn will have a positiv...
Ebola and extractive industry
J. Allouche / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
The economic effects of the Ebola health crisis are slowly unfolding as the virus continues to affect Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The most important sector is mining as these three countries share a rich iron ore geological belt...
The silent dangers of quarrying
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
Quarrying contributes significantly to the Philippines' infrastructure and overall economic development. Notwithstanding its importance, however, it is a major natural resource extractive sector that causes significant environmental p...
Perceptions and laws on unfair trade practices in the Philippines
K.G. Gonzales; J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
Unfair trade practices (UTPs) are practices of businesses or firms that are deceitful, misleading, and uncompetitive, and therefore prohibited by law. They adversely affect consumer welfare and reduce the profitability of businesses. ...
Protocol for a systematic review: the impacts of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review
The Campbell Collaboration, 2014
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), defined in this review as businesses with up to 250 employees, are believed to be both an important tool in the fight against poverty and an important contributor to economic growth in developing c...
Drug discovery and development: business opportunities in India
F. Sen / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2009
The sustainability of traditional pharmaceutical Research & Development model is being questioned with changing market dynamics, emerging markets and saturating growth rates in developed markets. New technological innovations in R...
Technology at work: the future of innovation and employment
C.B. Frey; M.A. Osborne / Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, 2015
The 21st century has already brought remarkable technological achievements. The leading corporations of the digital age — including YouTube, Facebook and eBay — barely existed only a decade ago. The Human Genome Project wa...
Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: low pay or discrimination?
A. El-Haddad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Analysis of the wage gap in Egypt has most usually been carried out across the formal sector as a whole, missing nuances of differences in pay in specific occupations. This paper analyses data from a new survey of firms and workers in...
The standard of living of garment workers in Cambodia: its determinants and workers’ perception
C Chansamphors / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
The garment industry is one of the largest global industries in the world. Cambodia has become the sixth largest garment exporters in the world (Du, 2007). The garment industry in Cambodia contributes large numbers of employment oppor...
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Mining value chains and green growth in South Africa: A conflictual but intertwined relationship
G. Montmasson - Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2015
The development of mining value chains is conflictual but deeply intertwined with the goal of sustainable development.  The response of mining value chains to the shift to a green economy cannot be business-as-usual and requires ...
Confronting the ‘oil curse’: state–civil society roles in managing Ghana’s oil find
N. Annan; F. Edu-Afful / South African Institute of International Affairs, 2015
Ghana discovered large oil deposits at Cape Three Points, on its western coast, in 2007.With the discovery of additional oil it is anticipated that the oil sector will significantly boost the economy, which in turn will have a positiv...
Ebola and extractive industry
J. Allouche / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
The economic effects of the Ebola health crisis are slowly unfolding as the virus continues to affect Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The most important sector is mining as these three countries share a rich iron ore geological belt...
The silent dangers of quarrying
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2001
Quarrying contributes significantly to the Philippines' infrastructure and overall economic development. Notwithstanding its importance, however, it is a major natural resource extractive sector that causes significant environmental p...
Perceptions and laws on unfair trade practices in the Philippines
K.G. Gonzales; J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
Unfair trade practices (UTPs) are practices of businesses or firms that are deceitful, misleading, and uncompetitive, and therefore prohibited by law. They adversely affect consumer welfare and reduce the profitability of businesses. ...
Protocol for a systematic review: the impacts of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review
The Campbell Collaboration, 2014
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs), defined in this review as businesses with up to 250 employees, are believed to be both an important tool in the fight against poverty and an important contributor to economic growth in developing c...
Drug discovery and development: business opportunities in India
F. Sen / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2009
The sustainability of traditional pharmaceutical Research & Development model is being questioned with changing market dynamics, emerging markets and saturating growth rates in developed markets. New technological innovations in R...
Technology at work: the future of innovation and employment
C.B. Frey; M.A. Osborne / Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, 2015
The 21st century has already brought remarkable technological achievements. The leading corporations of the digital age — including YouTube, Facebook and eBay — barely existed only a decade ago. The Human Genome Project wa...
Female wages in the Egyptian textiles and clothing industry: low pay or discrimination?
A. El-Haddad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2011
Analysis of the wage gap in Egypt has most usually been carried out across the formal sector as a whole, missing nuances of differences in pay in specific occupations. This paper analyses data from a new survey of firms and workers in...
The standard of living of garment workers in Cambodia: its determinants and workers’ perception
C Chansamphors / Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, 2009
The garment industry is one of the largest global industries in the world. Cambodia has become the sixth largest garment exporters in the world (Du, 2007). The garment industry in Cambodia contributes large numbers of employment oppor...
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Southern African Resource Watch (SARW)
Advocacy and research organisation, aiming to monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation of natural resources in Southern Africa region, in particular assessing to what extent these efforts contribute to sustainable development”.
California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
CDP
CDP holds a large collection globally of self reported climate change, water and forest-risk data. The organisation aims to transform the way the world does business to prevent dangerous climate change and protect our natural resources.
Œconomica
Journal published by the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the 'Danubius' University from Gala?i, Romania.
HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal is a university business school.
World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute)
The World Vision Institute for Research and Innovation (WV Institute) is a facility for research, consultation and development in the areas of development co-operation, humanitarian relief and non-profit management.
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)
IDH accelerates and upscales sustainable trade by building impact oriented coalitions of front running multinationals, civil society organisations, governments and other stakeholders. Through convening public and private interests, strengths and knowledge, IDH programs help make sustainability the new norm and deliver impact on Millennium Development Goals 1, 7 and 8.
Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)
The Verified Carbon Standard is a greenhouse gas accounting programme used by projects around the world to verify and issue carbon credits in voluntary markets.
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