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1.

Context Matters - Rethinking the Resource Curse in Sub-Saharan Africa

GIGA Working Paper No 1
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
German Overseas Institute (DUI)
Downloads 1,504
2.

The Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental and Natural Resources Law: Chapter 1 (Introduction)

The Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Carolina Academic Press, pp. 1-56, 2013, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13/2013
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Lewis & Clark Law School and University of Oregon - School of Law
Downloads 1,130
3.

Private Sector Participation and Regulatory Reform in Water Supply: The Southern Mediterranean Experience

OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 265
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Sciences Po Paris
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Internationalizing the Public Trust Doctrine: Natural Law and Constitutional and Statutory Approaches to Fulifilling the Saxion Vision

University of California Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, 2012, Lewis & Clark Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Lewis & Clark Law School and The Justis Law Firm LLC
Downloads 480
5.

The Sui Generis System of Plant Variety Protection Under the TRIPS Agreement: An Empty Promise for Developing Countries

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School
Downloads 392
6.

Intergenerational Equity and the Antarctic Treaty System: Continued Efforts to Prevent 'Mastery'

Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg University
Downloads 360
7.

The Implications of China's Ascendancy for Africa

The Centre for International Governance Innovation Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Downloads 347
8.

Financing Agriculture and Rural Areas in Sub-Saharan Africa: Progress, Challenges and the Way Forward

IIED, ISBN 978-1-78431-186-5; March 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economics
Downloads 335
9.

Fishing for Self-Determination: European Fisheries and Western Sahara — The Case of Ocean Resources in Africa's Last Colony

(2013) 27 Ocean Yearbook 267
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 304
10.

Land Tenure and Conflict Resolution: A Game Theoretic Approach in the Narok District in Kenya

CREED Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Institute for Sustainable Development
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Investigating the Impact of World Heritage Site Tourism on the Intangible Heritage of a Community: Tsodilo Hills World Heritage Site, Botswana

Keitumetse, S.O. & O. Nthoi. 2009. Investigating the Impact of World Heritage Site Tourism on the Intangible Heritage of a Community: Tsodilo Hills World Heritage Site, Botswana. International Journal of Intangible Heritage 4: 144-149
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Botswana, Okavango Research Institute and University of Botswana
Downloads 298
12.

Building on Custom: Land Tenure Policy and Economic Development in Ghana

Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, Vol. 9, p. 177, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 295
13.

Geosequestration in Australia: Existing and Proposed Regulatory Mechanisms

Journal for European Environmental & Planning Law, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 378-392, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/41
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Mallesons Stephen Jaques and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 252
14.

Chasing Down the Climate Change Footprint of the Public and Private Sectors: Forces Converge - Part I

Environmental and Planning Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 281-321, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/39
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 249
15.

A Guide to Subsistence Affluence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 240
16.

Transnational Human Rights Litigation and Territorialized Knowledge: Kiobel and the ‘Politics of Space’

Transnational Legal Theory, Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014), Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 61/2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Fulda University of Applied Sciences
Downloads 236
17.

Borderline Disorder: (De facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa

Number of pages: 98 Posted: 12 Mar 2020
Working Paper Series
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Southern Methodist University - Department of Economics
Downloads 232
18.

Unfair Trade as Friendly Fire: The Australia-Usa Free Trade Agreement

16 (2) Currents: International Trade Law Journal (2007) 70-87
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Canberra
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19.

Native Fishing Rights and Environmental Protection in North America and New Zealand: A Comparative Analysis of Profits a Prendre and Habitat Servitudes

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1989
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Lewis & Clark Law School
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An Analysis of the Relevance of the Resource Curse to Australia, and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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21.

Chasing Down the Climate Change Footprint of the Public and Private Sectors: Forces Converge - Part II

Environmental and Planning Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 450-479, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/40
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 188
22.

The Darfur Genocide: Why it is Genocide and the Responses of the International Community

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent
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23.

Contentious Politics and Social Change in Congo

Security Dialogue, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 71-85, March 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Johns Hopkins University - Bologna Center
Downloads 176
24.

Islamic Finance as a Mechanism for Bolstering Food Security in the Middle East: Food Security WAQF

Sustainable Development Law & Policy 13, no. 1 (2012): 29-35, 63-65
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
MassPoint Legal and Strategy Advisory PLLC
Downloads 175
25.

Witchcraft Beliefs as a Cultural Legacy of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Evidence from Two Continents

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Economics
Downloads 175
26.

Sustainable Open-Access: Fishing and Informal Insurance in Ha'Apai, Tonga

Institute for Economy and the Environment, IWO-HSG Discussion Paper No. 71
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jan 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Freiburg, B,S,S. Economic Consultants and University of St. GallenUniversity of St. Gallen - Institute of Economy and the Environment (IWOe-HSG)
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27.

Africa and Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign Wealth Funds 2012. 2013. Santiso, J. (Ed.) Madrid: ESADEgeo-KPMG-Invest in Spain / ICEX
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
IE University
Downloads 152
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A Note on the Role of Agriculture in Sudan Economy

Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics Journal. Vol. 3, Issue 128, August 04, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics
Downloads 150
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Assessment of the Impact of Oil and Gas Resource Exploration on the Environment of Selected Communities in Delta State, Nigeria

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, 2014, Vol. 3(2), pp.79-99. ISSN 2304-1366
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Benin

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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30.

The Resource Curse - A Natural Experiment

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-028
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Insights into Jatropha Projects Worldwide - Key Facts & Figures from a Global Survey

Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, ISBN 978-3-942638-28-9, 2012
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Leuphana University - Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Leuphana University - Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Leuphana University - Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), University of Hamburg, Chair of Capital Markets and Management, INOCAS GmbH, Yale University - School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Leuphana University - Institute for Ecology, University of South Australia, Leuphana University - Institute for Ecology, Leuphana University - Institute for Ecology, Maastricht University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), Leuphana University - Institute for Ecology, Leuphana University of Lueneburg and INOCAS GmbH
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Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Regulating Greenhouse Gases in a Climate of Uncertainty

Carbon and Climate Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 89-104, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/42
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
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33.

Droughts, Conflict, and the African Slave Trade

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 143
34.

Antropogenic Environmental Degradation in the USA and Nigeria

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 142
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A Comparative Analysis of Media Reporting of Perceived Risks and Benefits of Genetically Modified Crops and Foods in Kenyan and International Newspapers

Public Understanding of Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Ghana, University of Missouri at Columbia - Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri at Columbia - College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, University of Missouri at Columbia - College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources and University of Missouri at Columbia
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Assessment of the Impact of Oil and Gas Resource Exploration on the Environment of Selected Communities in Delta State, Nigeria

International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, 2014, Vol. 3(2), pp.79-99.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Benin

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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37.

Economic Development, Oil Shutdown and Deficit Financing in Southern Sudan

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Al-Neelain University and Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics
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Rethinking Approaches to Tree Management by Farmers

Natural Resources Perspectives, No. 26, 1998
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford and Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank
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39.

The African Growth and Opportunity Act: The Perils of Pursuing African Development Through U.S. Trade Law

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 41, p. 339, 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson
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Major Flaws in Conflict Prevention Policies Towards Africa: The Conceptual Deficits of International Actors' Approaches and How to Overcome Them

GIGA Working Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Downloads 135
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Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard University
Downloads 135
42.

Agricultural Public Spending in Nigeria

IFPRI Discussion Paper 789
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank, National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank Group, Kenya and CGIAR - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
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Permanent Land-Based Facilities for Tourism in Antarctica: The Need for Regulation

Review of European Community & International Environmental Law (RECIEL), Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 84-99, 2008 , Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 11/2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University, Environmental Policy Group and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Effect of Increased Electricity Tariffs on Citrus Production in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe

DRJ-JEF (ISSN: 2520-7490), Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp. 20-28.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Great Zimbabwe University
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'Securing Environmental, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (EESCRS) in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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The Contribution of Anthropology to Teaching Comparative and International Law

The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Legal Anthropology (eds. Foblets, Woodman and Bradney) (Ashgate, 2015), Peking University School of Transnational Law Research Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Peking University School of Transnational Law
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Economic Development in Pre-Independence Botswana, 1820-1966: Historical Trends, Contributing and Countervailing Factors

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Central European Labour Studies Institute (CELSI)
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Turbidity Removal: Gravel and Charcoal as Roughing Filtration Media

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tshwane University of Technology, Tshwane University of Technology, Durban University of Technology and Durban University of Technology (DUT)
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An Empirical Examination of Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) in West Africa

Euro-Asia Journal of Economics and Finance, vol 3 Issue 1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Covenant University
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