Promoting transparency in Central African mineral development

CIM Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2015, pages 233-239

C. Nwapi
Canadian Institute of Resources Law, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A. Ingelson
Canadian Institute of Resources Law, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

http://dx.doi.org/10.15834/cimj.2015.23
Résumé En raison de l’intérêt international croissant pour les ressources minérales en Afrique centrale, l’importance de la transparence dans le développement des ressources ne peut pas être surestimée. Sans transparence, la région ne peut pas maximiser les revenus tirés de ses ressources. Bien que l’importance de la transparence commence à être reconnue, plusieurs facteurs peuvent freiner les gains acquis de la transparence à produire un véritable développement économique pour les pays touchés. Le présent article analyse la littérature financière, économique et développementale contemporaine pour les pays de l’Afrique centrale, tout en ciblant l’identification des conditions sous-jacentes et les conditions spécifiques transactionnelles qui ont un impact sur l’efficacité de la transparence dans le développement minier de la région.
Mots-Clé Afrique centrale, développement minéral, transparence, transparence infranationale
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