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Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and mineralsU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countriesâ total public revenues. Despite their importance, however, such sales have received little political or academic attention until recently.Document
Poverty among Sudanese communities along the eastern borders: A case study from the Kassala and Gedarif StatesChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017The data for this paper was collected through a survey aimed at reviewing the socioeconomic conditions of the communities living along the Sudanese border between Eritrea and Ethiopia. The survey was conducted during July-August 2013 (Abdel Ati, ElTayeb Mohamadain, and Faiz Hamad ElNil 2014). Its main objectives include:DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Community-driven development is a widely employed development strategy for empowering people to choose their own development priorities, to select their own project leaders, and to monitor the implementation of theirDocument
Has the EITI been successful? Reviewing evaluations of the Extractive Industries Transparency InitiativeChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Has the EITI been successful? Many efforts have been devoted to improving resource governance through the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. A review of 50 evaluations concludes that the EITI has succeededDocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder initiatives like the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Yet a good number of resource-rich countries have legally restricted civil society organizations’ independence and ability toDocument
Shadow value chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West AfricaU4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2017The illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa.Document
Compensatory livestock thievery: A new trend in economic crime in Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out of a war environment.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017The implementation of Tanzania’s local content policy for the petroleum and mineral sectors has been hampered by inconsistency, confusion, and un-coordinated donor interventions.News13 Nov 2017: Our partners at Health Systems Global are developing two linked resources to support access to key evidence and recommended reading for a thematic working group working on health systems in conflict and crisis-affected settings.