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What role for East African hydrocarbons in the global economy post-Paris COP21?

Over the past decade significant hydrocarbon discoveries have been made across East Africa...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Working Paper
New industrial policy and the extractive industries

Industrial policy is back. Advocates for industrial policy argue that the important question is not whether such policies should be applied at all, but how to design and implement them...

Natural resources extractives industry Governance
Lecture
Public Economics Winter School 2017

The University of Pretoria will hold from 3-7 July 2017 the second Winter School – one of the key events in the public economics capacity building initiative managed by GTAC on behalf of the National Treasury.

3 July 20177 July 2017
University of Pretoria, cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street, Pretoria, South Africa
Past event
Working Paper
Downstream activities: The possibilities and the realities

The paper discusses the practical possibilities of achieving increased downstream processing and the policies that are commonly used for this purpose...

extractives industry Downstream processing Vertical integration
Research Brief
The implications of climate change for the extractive industries Climate change extractives industry Natural resources
Working Paper
Local content, supply chains, and shared infrastructure

Local content policies in the context of extractive industries have attracted increased interest in recent years...

extractives industry Local content Industrial policy
Research Brief
Oil in Ghana: How inflated expectations of oil revenues led to a deterioration in macroeconomic management Oil Ghana extractives industry
Working Paper
The role of gender in the extractives industries

In recognizing that women’s participation and gender equity is a precondition for the achievement of acceptable development outcomes, extractives industry companies are increasingly making public commitments to integrating gender equality, incl...

extractives industry Gender equality Sustainable development
Working Paper
Capturing economic and social benefits at the community level: Opportunities and obstacles for civil society

Civil society organizations have played various roles in promoting the capture of benefits from and protection against the negative impacts of extractive industries...

extractives industry Transparency Accountability
Working Paper
The role of participation in sustainable community development programmes in the extractives industries

A major challenge for almost all extractives activity is that benefits accrue predominantly at the national level while disruptions are invariably highly localized close to the resource...

community development community participation Sustainable development
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