FEEDBACK
Jump to content

Items 21 to 30 of 2040

Smallholders at risk: monoculture expansion, land, food and livelihoods in Latin America
A. Guereña; S. Burgos / Oxfam 2014
Greater investment in agriculture is needed to reduce rural poverty and improve food security; but how investment is made, its context and conditions, is at least as important as how much is invested. Case studies of large-scal...
Spotlight on publications: extractive industries and conflict management
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Extractive industry investment in Latin America has increased considerably since the early 1990s, especially in the last decade. Expansion of extractive activities into new territory has led to new rounds of conflict and contestation ...
Spotlight on publications: extractive industries and land use
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Questions about land use are inextricably related to decisions about where and how to engage in extractive industry activities. Latin American countries have dealt with a range of land-related challenges, from land use planning and co...
Spotlight on publications: extractive industry investment policies
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Many Latin American countries are rich with natural resources like oil, gas and minerals, and they have a wealth of experience to share in terms of the investment policies they have pursued to develop their extractive industries. ...
Spotlight on publications: labour market policies in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America. The selected publications focus on the following topics: Gender and Labour; Impac...
Does trade lead to a race to the bottom in environmental standards? Another look at the issues
E.M. Medalla; D.C. Lazaro / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
With rising globalisation and advances in technology, the interrelationship between trade and the environment has increasingly become a pressing issue across the globe. This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion, mainly by looki...
Mexico: a moment of opportunity, increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries
R. Moreno 2012
Mexico’s oil and mining sectors are highly significant sources of economic development for the country with profound impact on the daily lives of the nation’s people. It is therefore crucial to have timely, comprehensive i...
No Man’s Lands? Extractive activity, territory, and scial unrest in the Peruvian Amazon: the Cenepa river
International Land Coalition 2012
This case study shows how the activities of a large foreign-invested mining company on land held by the Awajun community in the northern forests of Peru have led to a characteristic cycle of state permissiveness in granting mining con...
Direct distribution of oil revenues in Venezuela: a viable alternative?
P. Rodriquez; J. Morales; F. Monadi / Center for Global Development, USA 2012
Venezuela is the textbook case of a resource-rich country. Between 1950 and 2008, oil generated over $1 trillion of income for the state. The country’s proven reserves, at 7 million barrels per Venezuelan, are the largest in the...
Brazil: no easy miracle increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries
C. Aguilar Sánchez 2012
Brazil’s consolidation as an emerging economy is not easily attributed to any political or economic miracle. Brazil has consciously adapted a large part of its commercial and financial strategy to changes in the global arena. As...
Items 21 to 30 of 2040

Items 21 to 30 of 1764

Spotlight on publications: extractive industries and land use
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Questions about land use are inextricably related to decisions about where and how to engage in extractive industry activities. Latin American countries have dealt with a range of land-related challenges, from land use planning and co...
Spotlight on publications: extractive industry investment policies
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Many Latin American countries are rich with natural resources like oil, gas and minerals, and they have a wealth of experience to share in terms of the investment policies they have pursued to develop their extractive industries. ...
Spotlight on publications: labour market policies in Latin America
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
The publications presented in this Spotlight represent some of the key resources dealing with issues related to labour market policies in Latin America. The selected publications focus on the following topics: Gender and Labour; Impac...
Does trade lead to a race to the bottom in environmental standards? Another look at the issues
E.M. Medalla; D.C. Lazaro / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
With rising globalisation and advances in technology, the interrelationship between trade and the environment has increasingly become a pressing issue across the globe. This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion, mainly by looki...
Mexico: a moment of opportunity, increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries
R. Moreno 2012
Mexico’s oil and mining sectors are highly significant sources of economic development for the country with profound impact on the daily lives of the nation’s people. It is therefore crucial to have timely, comprehensive i...
No Man’s Lands? Extractive activity, territory, and scial unrest in the Peruvian Amazon: the Cenepa river
International Land Coalition 2012
This case study shows how the activities of a large foreign-invested mining company on land held by the Awajun community in the northern forests of Peru have led to a characteristic cycle of state permissiveness in granting mining con...
Direct distribution of oil revenues in Venezuela: a viable alternative?
P. Rodriquez; J. Morales; F. Monadi / Center for Global Development, USA 2012
Venezuela is the textbook case of a resource-rich country. Between 1950 and 2008, oil generated over $1 trillion of income for the state. The country’s proven reserves, at 7 million barrels per Venezuelan, are the largest in the...
Brazil: no easy miracle increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries
C. Aguilar Sánchez 2012
Brazil’s consolidation as an emerging economy is not easily attributed to any political or economic miracle. Brazil has consciously adapted a large part of its commercial and financial strategy to changes in the global arena. As...
Local Content Frameworks in Latin American and African oil and gas sector
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2015
The limited nature of mineral resources and demands of the extractive sector require policymakers to find mechanisms to maximise the sector’s benefits. One potential mechanism to achieve this is so-called ‘local content&rs...
Global boom, local impacts: mining revenues and subnational outcomes in Peru 2007-2011
O. Zambrano; M. Robles; D. Laos / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2014
The relationship between the abundance of natural resources and socio-economic performance has been a main object of study in the economic development field since Adam Smith. Dominated by the verification of the so called curse of nat...
Items 21 to 30 of 1764

Items 21 to 30 of 276

The Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University provide a range of academic undergraduate, graduate and MBA programmes. The research side of the school spans all of the functional areas of business and economics. The school’s graduate business research centers include: Carnegie Bosch Institute for Applied Studies in International Management...
Sloan Center on Aging and Work, Boston College
The Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College promotes quality of employment as an imperative for the 21st century multi-generational workforce. The Centre's research agenda includes The Boston College National Study of Business Strategy and Workforce Development The Study of Health Insurance Costs and the Employment of Older Workers...
The Climate Group
The Climate Group is an international, non-profit organisation based in London. The organisation's goal is to help government and business set the world economy on the path to a low-carbon, prosperous future through the formation of a coalition of governments and the world’s most influential businesses which are all committed to tackling climate change. Some of the initiativ...
National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative. NESTA works across all stages of the innovation process, including: learning about how innovation works funding new ventures in the areas of engineering, environmental technology, healthcare, and information and communications te...
Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID)
The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), successor to the Corporate Studies Group (CSG), is a national-level policy research organisation in the public domain and is affiliated to the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). Developing on the initial strength of studying India's industrial regulations, ISID has gained varied expertise in the analysis of the issues thro...
Centre for Sustainability Management, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (CSM)
Das Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM) der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg ist ein international tätiges Kompetenzzentrum zu Forschung, Lehre, wissenschaftlicher Weiterbildung und Transfer in den Bereichen des unternehmerischen Nachhaltigkeitsmanagements, der Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sowie der Nachhaltigkeitsökonomie und -politik. Aufbauend auf Ko...
The Canadian Centre for the Study of Resource Conflict (CCSRC)
The Canadian Centre for the Study of Resource Conflict is an applied-research driven centre specializing in the analysis of natural resource based conflict, seeking to alleviate violence by engaging stakeholders, undertaking research, and disseminating information with regard to the effect and influence of natural resources in violent conflict.
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) represents the interests of the Canadian mineral exploration and development industry. The PDAC protects and promotes the interests of the Canadian mineral exploration sector. The PDAC aims to encourage the highest standards of technical, environmental, safety and social practices in Canada and internationally.
The Berkeley Electronic Press
The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress") produces tools to improve scholarly communication. These tools provide innovative and effective means of content production and dissemination. Founded by academics in 1999, bepress has a portfolio of products and services that reduces the costs of, and barriers to, access. To learn more about our journals, institutional repositories, s...
Green Biz (Green Biz)
Gree Biz is the an online news and information resource on how to align environmental responsibility with business success. It offers more than 8,000 resources, including daily news and feature stories, reports, checklists, case studies, and links to organizations, technical assistance programs, government agencies, and recognition programs. Its free e-newsletter, GreenBuzz, r...
Items 21 to 30 of 276