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.
Gold Mining and Political Struggles for Access in Banyuwangi, East Java. Power, Conflict, and Democracy Journal, 8(1), 69-89.
Wardhani, I. S. and Devy Dhian Cahyati (2020)
This article explores how the materiality of natural resources influences social movements. Applying a relational paradigm and new materialism approach, this article explores the materiality of gold as […]
Regulating sustainable minerals in electronics supply chains: local power struggles and the ‘hidden costs’ of global tin supply chain governance. Review of International Political Economy, 1-26.
Diprose, R., Nanang Kurniawan, Kate Macdonald, & Poppy Winanti. (2020)
Voluntary supply chain regulation has proliferated in recent decades in response to concerns about the social and environmental impacts of global production and trade. Yet the […]
Impacts of key provisions in Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Management Act. 3ie Impact Evaluation Report 94.
Edjekumhene, I., Voors, M., Lujala, P., Brunnschweiler, C., Owusu, C.K., and Nyamekye, A. (2019).
In 2007, Ghana discovered oil and gas in commercial quantities and subsequently enacted the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) 2011 (Act 815) to […]
Transparency and accountability in Ghana’s petroleum revenue management: evidence from a field experiment. Policy Brief.
Christa Brunnschweiler, Ishmael Edjekumhene, Päivi Lujala, and Marten Voors (2019).
This policy brief reports the findings from an evaluation of measures by Ghana’s Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) to provide transparency and accountability in petroleum revenue […]
Transparent for whom? Dissemination of information on Ghana’s petroleum and mining revenue management. Policy Brief.
Päivi Lujala, Christa Brunnschweiler, and Ishmael Edjekumhene (2019).
This policy brief reports the findings from a large-scale survey of Ghanaians’ level and sources of information on resource revenue management. The Government of Ghana puts strong emphasis […]
Ghana’s mining communities are still not getting their just dues. The Conversation (January 8, 2020)
Päivi Lujala (2020).
Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy. It is the second-largest gold producer in Africa after South Africa and […]