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The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) African Natural Resources Center (ANRC) has published five case studies that look at the different ways in which countries are designing policies and partnering with investors to reap social and economic benefits from extractive industries.
The case studies were commissioned by ANRC to bridge the knowledge gap as relates to natural resources project-driven small and medium enterprise (SME) development, supply chain-based domestic linkages, extractives revenue management, public-private partnerships (PPP) and fiscal policy formulation. ANRC assists African governments maximize development outcomes from natural resources.
“These case studies form a crucial part in ANRC efforts to support countries achieve inclusive and sustained growth by providing decision-makers with evidence-based tools and opportunities to benchmark policies on natural resources management,” said ANRC Director Sheila Khama.
The case studies showcase a range of extractives project-related initiatives and policies deployed in four countries and the positive effects these have on local and national economies. The case studies include: