New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources

Insights from Africa

  • J. Andrew Grant
  • W. R. Nadège Compaoré
  • Matthew I. Mitchell

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Introduction: Theoretical Approaches and Policy Implications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. Andrew Grant, W. R. Nadège Compaoré, Matthew I. Mitchell, Mats Ingulstad
      Pages 3-24
  3. Governance Challenges in Africa’s Oil Sectors

  4. Governance Challenges in Africa’s Non-Petroleum Natural Resource Sectors

  5. Concluding Remarks: New Challenges and Opportunities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. J. Andrew Grant, W. R. Nadège Compaoré, Matthew I. Mitchell, Timothy M. Shaw
      Pages 267-284
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 285-292

About this book


The book provides an in-depth analysis of the governance of Africa's natural resource sectors (oil, biofuels, forestry, fisheries, minerals) and new insights for readers as they navigate the burgeoning research on global governance initiatives and regional/national strategies that seek to improve the governance of the continent's natural resources.


Natural resources Africa governance mining oil minerals conflict gold diamonds forestry fisheries biofuels land deals river basin China Angola South Africa Ghana South Sudan Sudan development global governance Governance organization research

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Andrew Grant
    • 1
  • W. R. Nadège Compaoré
    • 1
  • Matthew I. Mitchell
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Political StudiesQueen’s UniversityCanada
  2. 2.Saint Paul UniversityCanada

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