Minerals cluster policy study in Africa : pilot studies of South African and Mozambique
This paper explores the mineral resource-based experience of South Africa and Mozambique in the context of economic clustering. It commences with a synopsis of the theoretical underpinnings of the “cluster” concept and its ...
Improving public participation in the sustainable development of mineral resources in Africa
“Public participation” and “sustainable development” have become central and interconnected terms in present day development discourse. Th eir currency and pervasiveness is due, in large measure, to their adoption as ...
Mainstreaming mineral wealth in growth and poverty reduction strategies
The paper argues that poor performance is not an inherent characteristic of minerals-driven economies. It considers mineral endowments a capital that can spur growth and reduce poverty in developing countries if deployed ...