• Angola’s Financial Sector: A Roundtable Report 

      Engebretsen, Rebecca; Zeitz, Alexandra (Conference object, 2015-10-01)
      Angola is currently the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa. Its rapid economic growth over the last decade has been driven almost exclusively by the oil sector: 98% of Angola’s exports are linked to this sector. ...
    • Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Environmental and Resource Management 

      Tacconi, Luca; Williams, David Aled (Annual Review of Environment and Resources vol. 45, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-01)
      Corruption significantly affects the large majority of countries, and it has negative social and economic impacts. Its impacts on environmental and resource management (ERM) sectors are less well understood. We review ...
    • Corruption and Commercial Fisheries in Africa 

      Standing, André (U4 Brief 2008:23, Report, 2008-12-05)
      Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence on revenues and investments from foreign countries, as well as ...
    • Corruption and Forest Revenues in Papua 

      Setiono, Bambang (U4 Brief 2008:18, Report, 2008-06-05)
      Under a sustainable, well-managed, logging regime, Papua - the most densely forested part of Indonesia - can potentially contribute substantial forest revenues for socio-economic development. Yet, it remains the poorest ...
    • Corruption and Industrial Fishing in Africa 

      Standing, André (U4 Issue 2008:7, Research report, 2008-12-05)
      Africa's marine resources are increasingly in demand and are gaining in geopolitical importance. Competition between key fishing nations for access and control over marine resources is joined by competition between local ...
    • Corruption and Other Leakages 

      Amundsen, Inge (Conference object, 2014-09-19)
      Natural resource charter 2014 Conference : “Strengthening Resource Governance: Policy and the Application of Measurement” RWI-NRC is delighted to present this year’s Natural Resource Charter Conference: “Strengthening ...
    • Corruption in Natural Resource Management - An Introduction 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Brief 2008:2, Report, 2008-02-01)
      Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed with natural resources, these contexts pose a particular challenge ...
    • Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption 

      Standing, André; Hilson, Gavin (U4 Issue 2013:5, Research report, 2013-05-30)
      In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly in rural communities where mining takes place. While many African ...
    • Doing global investments the Nordic way. The 'business case' for Equinor’s support to union work among its employees in Tanzania 

      Lange, Siri (Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology vol. 88, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-01)
      In the Nordic countries, unions are represented in company boards and can infl uence companies’ policies toward labor abroad. Th is article focuses on the Norwegian national oil company Equinor and its support of ...
    • Energy Cooperation in Southern Africa: What Role for Norway? Report from the Seminar on Regional Energy Co-operation, Luanda, 12-14 February 2002 

      Isaksen, Jan (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2002)
      This Working Paper contains a full report from a Seminar on Regional Energy Co-operation, Luanda, 12-14 February 2002. Norwegian involvement in the energy sector in Southern Africa is considerable. Energy is a major area ...
    • Enforcement of water rights 

      Côrtes, Lara; Gianella, Camila; Wilson, Bruce (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 9, Report, 2016-05-01)
      In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability of poor and marginalized people to secure access to water? Of the ...
    • Governing Petroleum Resources: Prospects and Challenges for Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Mmari, Donald; Dupuy, Kendra (Book, 2019-11-01)
      Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. This book analyzes the long-term process of how a country develops the institutions that govern resources, the ...
    • Grand Corruption in the Regulation of Oil 

      Al-Kasim, Farouk; Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2008:2, Research report, 2008-05-07)
      This U4 Issue explores the topic of grand corruption in the regulation of oil. It focuses on how and why corruption can distort or prevent efficient regulation of the oil sector. The authors suggest that, though voluntary ...
    • Mission Improbable. Does Petroleum-related Aid Address Corruption in Resource-rich Countries? 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2008:3, Research report, 2008-06-05)
      Petroleum-related aid programmes and projects are a key part of donor activities in oil-rich developing countries. This U4 Issue explores the petroleum-related activities of three bilateral donors: Norad, CIDA and USAID. ...
    • Natural resources, corruption and trust: A complex relationship 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne (U4 Issue 2011:14, Research report, 2011-12-13)
      Do natural resources reduce social trust? And if so, do natural resources have a direct effect on trust, or is their effect indirect through variables such as corruption? This issue paper reviews the literature on natural ...
    • Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jahari, Cornel; Mmari, Donald; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem (CMI Brief vol. 14 no. 8, Report, 2015-12-01)
      Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and a potential exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) during the next decades. ...
    • Petroleum populism: How new resource endowments shape voter choices 

      Stølan, Andreas; Engebretsen, Benjamin; Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Somville, Vincent; Jahari, Cornel; Dupuy, Kendra (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 11, Report, 2017-12-01)
      High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters. New resource discoveries can ...
    • Prospects for peace in a petro-state: Gas extraction and participation in violence in Tanzania 

      Stølan, Andreas; Engebretsen, Benjamin; Berge, Lars Ivar Oppedal; Somville, Vincent; Jahari, Cornel; Dupuy, Kendra (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 10, Report, 2017-12-01)
      Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction. ...
    • Reforming corruption out of Nigerian oil? Part one: Mapping corruption risks in oil sector governance 

      Gillies, Alexandra (U4 Brief 2009:2, Report, 2009-02-11)
      Oil dominates the Nigerian economy and generates the vast majority of government revenues. At the same time, Nigeria is perceived as one of the world's most corrupt countries, and significant levels of corruption are said ...
    • Shadow Value Chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West Africa 

      Østensen, Åse Gilje; Stridsman, Mats (U4 Issue 2017:7, Research report, 2017-06-01)
      Illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and to divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa. How are Liberian timber, ...