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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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Striking the Balance

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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
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The World Bank’s New Strategy: A Call for Equity and Sustainability

  • Finance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
The World Bank's two new goals focus on ending extreme poverty and fostering shared prosperity. Photo credit: Jankie, Flickr
  • Finance
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • world bank

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
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The End of Poverty? The World Bank and the Shared Prosperity Agenda

  • governance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
  • governance
  • multilateral development banks
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
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5 Steps to Improve the World Bank’s Social and Environmental Safeguards

  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • investment
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • investment
  • sustainable development
  • world bank
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Avoiding the Resource Curse

Resource Flows

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