The CitRes research group aims to examine how transparency, group identity and power are used in the construction of ‘resources’, and in the formation of political subjects, within the context of extraction and governance of natural resources.
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Special Issue in The Extractive Industries and Society:
“Understanding the ‘local’ aspect of participation and citizen engagement in natural resources governance”
Nanang Indra Kurniawan, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia
Päivi Lujala, University of Oulu, Finland
Ståle Angen Rye, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Diana Vela-Almeida, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Diprose, R., Kurniawan, N. I., & Macdonald, K. (2019)
Many domains of transnational policy are now governed through dynamic, multilevel governance processes, encompassing transnational, national, and subnational scales. In such settings, both membership of policy communities […]
Neoliberal performatives and the ‘making’ of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES). Progress in Human Geography, 43(1), 3-25.
This paper argues that Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) serve as a neoliberal performative act, in which idealized conditions are re-constituted […]
There is no one amongst us with them! Transparency and participation in local natural resource revenue management. Extractive Industries and Society 6(1): 198-205.
Sam A. Kasimba and Päivi Lujala (2018).
To redistribute natural resource revenues back to local communities and to promote equitable beneﬁt-sharing and inclusive decision-making, companies and governments increasingly use local beneﬁt-sharing trust funds (LBSTFs) in resource-rich […]
Has the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative been a success? Identifying and evaluating EITI goals. Resources Policy 51(1): 151-162.
Rustad, Siri A., Philippe Le Billon and Päivi Lujala (2017).
Launched in 2003, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has become a global standard for transparency in extractive sectors. Yet, there remains much debate over the […]
An analysis of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative implementation process. World Development 107(July): 358–381.
Lujala, Päivi (2018).
Download (Open Access) The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has become an international hallmark of the efforts to promote better extractive-sector management and improved societal development in natural resource-rich countries. Since […]
Claiming indigenous rights through participatory mapping and the making of citizenship. Political Geography, 61, 148-159.
Rye, S. A., & Kurniawan, N. I. (2017)
This paper considers how participatory mapping, through the notion of indigeneity, is involved in the making of participants’ political agency and the possible implications for local struggles over […]