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Taking Control: How Citizens Can Hold Industry to Account

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dc.contributor.author Wilson, Emma
dc.contributor.author Schwarte, Christoph
dc.contributor.author Cotula, Lorenzo
dc.contributor.author Garside, Ben
dc.contributor.author Siegele, Linda
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-23T14:27:10Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-23T14:27:10Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/6130
dc.description.abstract "The oil, gas and mining industries look set to remain major players in global development, despite urgent efforts to end the world’s fossil fuel dependency and diversify energy sources. The activities of the extractive industries often impinge directly, and sometimes harshly, on communities and the environment. But local people are rising to the challenge. From Azerbaijan to Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Mali and Mongolia, citizens are working to promote transparency, accountability and responsible practice in these industries. A lack of skills and resources can impede crucial progress – so knowing the tools that work to make industry accountable is key." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IIED Briefing Paper en_US
dc.subject local participatory management en_US
dc.subject accountability en_US
dc.title Taking Control: How Citizens Can Hold Industry to Account en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London en_US
dc.subject.sector Social Organization en_US


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