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Natural Resource Investment and Africa's Development

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Edited by: Francis N. Botchway

ISBN13: 9781848446793
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00

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This well-researched book covers a wide spectrum of important issues that are central to investment in natural resources and ultimately, economic development of Africa. Francis Botchway and the expert contributors analyse the relationships between good governance and resource management, as well as the existing commercial and financial agreements. The environmental implication of resource exploitation and the international dimensions of the industry are also explored in this insightful study. Each comprehensive and concise contribution highlights the importance of transparency and equity in investment and management of natural resources. Natural Resource Investment and Africa's Development is essential material for scholars and students of development, environmental law, international economic law and dispute resolution, as well as any international investor in natural resources.

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Other Jurisdictions , Africa, International Investment Law
PART I: GOVERNANCE AND POLITICAL ECONOMY 1. Good Governance and Resource Management in Africa Rhuks Ako and Nilopar Uddin 2. Dispute Settlement and Sustainable Development of Natural Resources in Africa Abba Kolo 3. Resource Exploitation and Environmental Justice: The Nigerian Experience Rhuks Ako PART II: COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL RELATIONS 4. Corporate and Contractual Arrangements for Resource Investment Emmanuel Laryea 5. 'A Conflict of Interest'? A Critical Examination of Artisanal/Large-Scale Miner Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa Gavin Hilson 6. Mergers and Acquisitions in Resource Industry: Implications for Africa Francis Botchway 7. The Fiscal Regime for Resource Exploitation Evaristus Oshionebo 8. Africa: From Object to Agent of Socially Responsible Investment Ben Richardson PART III: INTERNATIONAL 9. International Norms, Rules and Practices of Resource Investment: Implications for Africa Emmanuel Laryea 10. Commodity Agreements and Markets Billy Melo Araujo 11. Resolution of Resource Disputes Ibironke Odumosu 12. Regime Theory and Sino - African Resource Relations: New Ideas in Old Paradigms? Francis Botchway 13. The Role of International Criminal Law in Environmental Protection Regina Rauxloh 14. The Economic Development and Environmental Protection in Africa: Constitutional, Conventional and Institutional Aspects David Dzidzornu