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Blog
Reducing wasted gas emissions is an opportunity for clean air and climate

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is seen as the last best chance for countries and companies to set out how they are actually going to deliver the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) target of no more tha...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
Blog
Looking ahead to COP26

The long-awaited COP26 in Glasgow is about to start. Billed as the most important COP to date, it is widely seen as a last chance to avoid a global temperature rise beyond 1.5°C. Yet expectations of major breakthroughs weaken by the week...

COP26 Developing countries Climate change
Blog
The value of non-renewable resources in the era of climate change

The economic decline of Nauru, an island in the Central Pacific, is a cautionary tale. Nauru was the highest GDP per capita country in the world in the 1970s, due to the value of its phosphate deposits...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
Blog
The zero carbon agenda and metals demand: some major dilemmas

The transition to net zero over the next few decades will involve a large increase in the global demand for many metals essential to the renewables revolution driving that transition...

COP26 Climate change Extractive industries
News
UNU-WIDER experts in key role in global roundtable process on extractives

Over the past eight months, various heads of state, ministers, and other stakeholders from around the world have participated in a dialogue to discuss the pressing issues and the future of the extractives sector. UNU-WIDER researchers Tony Addison...

Extractive industries Extractives United Nations
Seminar
Photo by Alex Sanchez on Unsplash Extractive industries – Taxation and revenues II
26 May 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Presentation
UN Photo_Kim Haughton Tony Addison and Alan Roe at the United Nations Global Roundtable on Extractive Industries
25 May 2021
Online, New York, United States
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 5th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 15 March, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled ' Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda in...

15 March 2021
Online, Lebanon
Past event
Presentation
Tony Addison and Alan Roe at 4th UN Roundtable on Extractives

On 4 February, 2021, Tony Addison and Alan Roe , both Non-Resident Senior Research Fellows at UNU-WIDER, will be presenting at a high-level United Nations Roundtable titled " Extractive industries and sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda...

4 February 2021
Online, Thailand
Past event
Working Paper
Transparency in extractive industry commodities trading

The paper reviews the debate about transparency in extractive industry commodities trade. It examines the obstacles to improved transparency...

Transparency Commodity trading Extractive industries
Project workshop
Extractive Industries: Taxation and Revenues
5 November 2020
Zoom, Finland
Past event
Policy Brief
Mining for change: How can natural resources support inclusive growth in Africa

For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks. There is an extensive literature linking natural resource dependence to poor economic performance...

Mining Extractive industries Industrial policy
Working Paper
Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique

In the light of Mozambique’s natural resources boom—especially its large-scale investments in mining, oil, and gas—this paper analyses the prospects for the extractive industries to contribute to economic transformation from an inst...

Economic transformation Extractive industries Institutions
Working Paper
The potential of extractive industries as anchor investments for broader regional development

The paper reviews what we know about the possibilities of designing and implementing policy measures that raise the contribution of the extractive industries’ production/consumption links to economic growth and wellbeing, and reviews how polici...

Downstream processing Extractive industries Infrastructure
Working Paper
Revenue forecasting in the mining industries: A data-driven approach

Robust forecasting of mining sector revenues is key to effective budgeting (and broader fiscal management) in many resource-rich countries...

Corporate income tax Extractive industries Mineral tax
Book Chapter
Uganda’s oil: How much, when, and how will it be governed?

From the book: Mining for Change

Extractives Extractive industries Structural change
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