Examining Host Communities’ Perceptions on Trust Funds as Corporate Strategies for Community Development in Ghana. Journal of Asian and African Studies, 1-17.

By |2020-10-26T05:12:32+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Publications|

Kasimba, S. A. and Päivi Lujala (2020) Mining companies increasingly adopt trusts, foundations, and funds as part of their efforts to obtain and maintain a social license to operate and corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies for community development. Using qualitative methodology, this article examined host communities’ perceptions of two mining company-financed trust funds in Ghana. [...]

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Environmental and land defenders: Global patterns and determinants of repression. Global Environmental Change, 65(102163), 1-16.

By |2020-10-26T05:08:42+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Publications|

Le Billon, P. and Päivi Lujala (2020) Environmental and land defenders play a crucial role in attempts to slow down environmental change and address power inequalities in land-use and resource development. Yet, they frequently face repression, including defamation, criminalization, and assassination. Recent policy and media coverage initiatives have provided much needed attention to the protection and support of defenders, [...]

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Gold Mining and Political Struggles for Access in Banyuwangi, East Java. Power, Conflict, and Democracy Journal, 8(1), 69-89.

By |2020-09-16T04:23:50+00:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Publications|

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 a vital element of actor-network linkages, organisation, framing mechanisms, and recruitment. The transformation of gold from an ore into [...]

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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.

By |2020-09-07T03:42:54+00:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Publications|

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 capacity of supply chain regulation to influence production practices on the ground has been persistently questioned. Through empirical analysis [...]

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Impacts of key provisions in Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Management Act. 3ie Impact Evaluation Report 94.

By |2020-08-31T05:28:54+00:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Publications|

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 govern the management of the revenues to accrue from the new-found resource in a transparent and accountable manner. Two provisions of [...]

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