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Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts - Trailer

Many resource-rich countries negotiate complex contracts to govern mining, oil, or gas projects. Despite the critical importance of these contracts in determining the risks and benefits of these…

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Tackling Extractive Sector Corruption in Unstable Times: A Conversation Between Leila Kazemi and Alexandra Gillies

This is a recording of a live webinar that took place on October 28, 2020. Oil and mining sector corruption has led to political strife and billions lost in public funds in producer countries. Much…

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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 | Saleem Ali | 2018 May 2

Saleem Ali, a professor at the University of Delaware, answers questions regarding artisanal and small scale mining. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2018 Mar. 1

Mark Moody-Stuart answers questions on reserves, trading, gas, the environment, benefit to communities, and other issues. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2018 Feb. 18

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, a geologist in the oil, gas, and mining industries, answers questions about crude oil prices and other topics. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Daniel Kaufmann | 2016 Feb. 10

Daniel Kaufmann answers questions about the Natural Resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Andrew Bauer | 2016 Mar. 31

Andrew Bauer, a senior research analyst with the Natural Resources Governance Institute, answers questions on the impact of civil war on revenue management in countries with natural resources and…

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Q&A| Cristina Villegas | 2017 Apr. 4

Cristina Villegas answers questions on local artisanal miners in Ghana, small scale mining communities' vulnerability to child labor and disease, and other issues. This video is licensed under…

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Q&A | Sam Szoke-Burke | 2017 Mar. 30

Sam Szoke-Burke, a legal researcher at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, answers questions about community rights in the context of extractive industry projects. This video is licensed…

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Q&A| Sam Szoke-Burke | 2016 Oct. 27

San Szoke-Burke, a legal research at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment answers questions on community rights and how they interact with resource development. This video is licensed under…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2016 Sep. 29

Sir Mark Moody Stuart on the subject of oil, gas, and mining governance on various aspects of resource management. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Aligning Extractive Industries with the Sustainable Development Goals

In this chapter, Professor Jeffrey Sachs talks about the relationship of the extractive sector to the Sustainable Development Goals. He provides a history of the field of sustainable development,…

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Leveraging Extractive Industries for Infrastructure

The success of mine and petroleum project depends on reliable access to various types of infrastructure, including ports and railways, power to run the mine, water to be used in processing, internet…

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Local Employment

Local employment is key to local content. Citizens who live close to operations are often sold a story of high-paying jobs by politicians and others, although this might not be the full story, and…

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Policy Responses: Savings, Spending, Public Debt, and Earmarking

In this chapter, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam discusses policy responses to the challenges of extractive resources revenues. He outlines policy responses to address the issues that arise, including optimal…

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