States across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are well endowed with natural resources. In many cases, resource-rich[1] African states are economically dependent on the extractive sectors – mining for minerals and metals and drilling for oil and natural gas. According to Kaufmann (2012), extractive-dependent African societies can have as high as 80 percent of their populations livingContinue reading “THE MINING-DEVELOPMENT NEXUS”

New Book Release!

A great new book has just been released titled: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CANADA’S ROLE IN AFRICA’S EXTRACTIVE SECTORS Edited by Nathan Andrews and J. Andrew Grant. University of Toronto Press My chapter is titled: The Impact of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights on Corporate Social Responsibility Policies: An Assessment of CanadianContinue reading “New Book Release!”