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Natural resources and rights

  1. Brief

    Position Paper on Gender Justice and the Extractive Industries

    Oxfam believes that gender justice must be at the forefront of the extractive industries reform agenda.

  2. Research

    The energy challenge in sub-Saharan Africa

    Sub-Saharan Africa’s energy systems face an enormous challenge. The region currently has the lowest electricity generation capacity and experiences the most acute forms of energy poverty in the world. Approximately 630 million people live without reliable access to electricity, and 790 million people are forced to rely on solid biomass to cook their food and heat their homes.

  3. Research

    Gender and social accountability

    Ensuring women’s inclusion in citizen-led accountability programming relating to extractive industries

  4. Research

    The use of tax havens in the ownership of Kenyan petroleum rights

    As an emerging petroleum producer, Kenya has the opportunity to use the benefits of its natural resource wealth to further economic and human development.

  5. Research

    Research backgrounder: Climate change, equity, and stranded assets

    International equity concerns around climate change have focused on the notion of ‘common but differentiated responsibilities’ as a means to ensure that developing countries do not shoulder an undue burden as the global economy is decarbonized.

  6. Research

    The weak link

    The role of local institutions in accountable natural resource management in Peru, Senegal, Ghana and Tanzania

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