VOLUME 8 ISSUE 1 (2017)

SPECIAL ISSUE ON:

INVESTMENT AND GOVERNANCE OF AFRICA'S

NATURAL RESOURCES

Published June 2017

Print ISSN: 2467-8406 | e-ISSN: 2467-8392

Citation: (2017) 8 (1) Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy,

Afe Babalola University, Nigeria 

 

Managing Editor: Professor Hany Besada (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Co-Editors: Dr. Mohammed Evren Tok (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar)

Jason McSparren (University of Massachusetts, United States) and Ben O' Bright (University of Ottawa, Canada)​ 

This Special Issue was made possible by research funding from Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), Qatar Foundation's National Priority Research Program (NPRP) funded project entitled "Governance of Natural Resources in Africa: Advancing a Qatari Perspective and Economic Diversification" NPRP No. 6-1272-5-160

  

CONTENTS 

Editorial Comments: Investment and Governance of Africa's Resources: Economic Diversification for Development 

Hany Besada, Mohammed Evren Tok, Jason McSparren and Ben O' Bright

 

ARTICLES

1.  Economic Relations between Turkey and Africa: Challenges and Prospects

    Elem Eyrice Tepeciklioglu

2.  China’s Influence in Africa: Current Roles and Future Prospects in Resource Extraction

      Liu Haifang

 

3.  Conceptualizing Qatari - Africa Foreign Policy and Economic Relations: The Case of Soft Power

     Ben O’Bright

4. Translating Extractive Resource Extraction to Economic Growth and Transformation in Africa

    George Kararach

 

5. Managing Africa’s Natural Resource Endowments: New Dispensations and Good-fit Approaches

    Kobena T. Hanson

 

6. African Mining Vision – African Mineral Development Center: Perspectives on Mineral Resource Development in     Africa

    Kojo Busia

 

7.  Qatar’s Soft Power Role in the Governance and Security in the Middle East and Arica through Extractive          Resource Investment

   Fantu Cheru

 

8. African Agency: Companies, Civil Societies and Extractives or Natural Recourses Governance of African     Resources: from Hydrocarbons to Water and the Role of the Private Sector

  Timothy Shaw

9.  Land Governance and Land Deals in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges in Advancing Community Rights

    Blair Rutherford

 

10.  Extractive Resources, Global Volatility and Africa’s Growth Prospects

     Elias T. Ayuk

11. Labour and Employment Creation with African Resource Development

    Franklyn Lisk

 

12. Managing Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Societies: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility and Civil         Society in Sierra Leone

    Karolina Werner

13.Towards a Fluid and Multiscalar Governance of Extractive Resources in Africa

     Cristina D’Alessandro

14. Evaluation of the Legal Framework for the Promotion of Sustainable Development in Extractive Industry          Communities in Nigeria

    Bethel Uzoma Ihugba & Sergius Nnamdi Okoro

PUBLIC LECTURE

15. Sustainable Development of National Energy Resources: What Has International Law Got to Do With It?

     Catherine Redgwell, Chichele Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford

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