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Introducing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to…

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Researching Contracts using ResourceContracts.org

A key part of negotiation preparation is familiarity with standard and specific contractual terms, particularly from peer countries with comparable extractive sectors and of the company with whom the…

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Conclusion to Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts

Much of the work of contract negotiations happens before anyone sits down at the table. Learn about next steps you can take in negotiating extractive industry contracts. This video is licensed under…

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The Legal Framework and Roles of Contracts

In this opening session, Alberto Reyes places contracts in the context of a country’s overall legal and policy framework. What are the differences between licensing and contract regimes? What…

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Q&A | Daniel Kaufmann | 2020 May 26

The live Q&A session took place on May 26, 2020, and answered questions related to the natural resource governance in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Daniel Kaufmann is President…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2018 Apr. 12

Lise Johnson answers learners' questions on international investment law and extractive treaties. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Anthony Paul | 2017 Apr. 17

Anthony Paul answers questions about economic linkages and the extractive sectors. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Thomas Lassourd | 2016 Oct. 11

Thomas Lassourd, a senior economist with the Natural Resource Governance Institute, answers questions on fiscal regimes around extractive industries. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Downstream Linkages

In this chapter, Anthony Paul looks at the downstream linkages of oil, gas, and minerals and the benefits of extracting, selling, and converting these resources into useable products. When and how do…

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Natural Resource Funds

In this chapter, Perrine Toledano discusses natural resource funds and sovereign wealth funds. If these funds are well-designed and governed, they can help countries to escape the resource curse and…

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Challenges of revenue management

In this chapter, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam discusses the challenges of extractive resource management. Extractive resource revenue is an important source of revenue for most resource-rich countries, but…

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Human rights and the extractive industries

In this chapter, Deanna Kemp talks about human rights and key international frameworks on business and human rights, as well as the challenges associated with operationalizing the corporate…

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Environmental Impact Assessments and Environmental Due Diligence

Saleem Ali provides an overview of the environmental assessment process, by which regulators can manage the ecological and economic costs and benefits of natural resource development. The impacts of…

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Environmental Challenges and Trends: Mining

In this chapter, Daniel Franks outlines some of the key environmental trends associated with the extractive industries and looks at what the policy options are available to address and manage these…

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Environmental Challenges and Trends: Oil and Gas

In this chapter, Daniel Franks outlines some of the key environmental trends associated with the extractive industries and looks at what the policy options are available to address and manage these…

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Fiscal Regime Implementation

In this chapter, Matthew Genasci discusses contract-based systems, including both production sharing arrangements and service contracts, in comparison to royalty tax systems. He explains service…

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