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Periodical issue Periodical issue Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Mining in Africa
Editor:Oppenheimer, Nicky
Periodical:African Analyst Quarterly (ISSN 1993-8950)
Geographic terms:Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic of)
Abstract:This special issue on mining in Africa contains articles on mining and conservation (Assheton Stewart Carter), the importance of cooperation between governments, companies and civil society for Africa's extractive industries (Peter Eigen), mining and development (Paul Mitchell), the debate on the 'resource curse' in sub-Saharan Africa (Matthias Basedau), mining and health care (Dave Clark and Fazel Randera), mineral extraction in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Nicholas Garrett), Chinese investment in Africa's mining sector (Julian Hewitt), and Dubai World's interest in Africa's natural resources (based on an interview with the Chairman of Dubai World, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem). The issue also includes statistics on African mining from the US Geological Survey Minerals Yearbook 2004. [ASC Leiden abstract]