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.
A Theory of Change for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Designing Resource Governance Pathways to Improve Developmental Outcomes. U4 Issue 2020, 11.
Philippe Le Billon, Päivi Lujala, and Siri Aas Rustad (2020).
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is a major international effort to disclose information about extractive activities. Having an explicit Theory of […]
Ghana’s Minerals Development Fund Act: Addressing the Needs of Mining Communities. Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, 38(2), 183-200.
Päivi Lujala and John Narh (2019).
Despite a large mining sector and a well-structured mineral revenue distribution system, mining communities are among the poorest in Ghana. […]
Transparent for whom? Dissemination of information on Ghana’s petroleum and mining revenue management. Journal of Development Studies, 1-19.
Päivi Lujala, Christa Brunnschweiler, and Ishmael Edjekumhene (2020).
Greater transparency has been proposed as an antidote to mismanagement of natural resource revenues in resource-rich, developing countries. The dominant transparency […]
The management of the water supply has long been a state concern in Indonesia due to water stress in many areas and poor governance. Tadzkia Nurshafira and Husna Yuni Wulansari of Universitas Gadjah Mada in […]
Mainstreaming Modernisation Risk Politics in Indonesia’s Democratisation: Towards Public Control of Welfare and Risk in Expanding Water Access. Power, Conflict, and Democracy Journal, 6(2), 271-304
Nurshafira, T. (2018) Tadzkia Nurshafira is a student at Master of Politics and Government with specialisation on Natural Resource Governance, Universitas Gadjah Mada
This paper explores how modernisation risk politics are understood and […]
Internship Report by Petter Tolnes Ingebrigtsen, student at Master of Science in Globalisation and Sustainable Development, Norwegian University of Science and Technology | Student internship at Resource Governance in Asia Pacific, Research Centre for Politics […]