THE MINING-DEVELOPMENT NEXUS

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”

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: AN APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: AN APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS Jason J. McSparren 12.12.2019 (2) Quincy, MA The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global governance policy that adds a layer of transparency-as-governance over the fiscal regime of natural resource producing states. [More on this initiative later]. The policy program was initially focused on revenue transfers withinContinue reading “GLOBAL GOVERNANCE: AN APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL PROBLEMS”