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Natural resources and rights

  1. Research

    Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya

    This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County, Kenya and provides recommendations that contribute to the evidence base for FPIC implementation for the oil and gas industry globally. It examines the company’s engagement in selected communities and finds that, while community engagement processes have improved in important ways, it has yet to achieve FPIC.

  2. Research

    Beyond Transparency: Investigating the New Extractive Industry Disclosures

    A report analyzing the activities of the French oil company Total in Angola and Niger.

  3. Evaluation

    Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania Final Project Evaluation

    The end line project evaluation (EPE) report for the NORAD-funded Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique, and Tanzania finalized in 2017.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Research

    Gender and social accountability

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

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