Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies
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Witter, S. & Jakobsen, M. (2018) Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies. In: Addison, T. & Roe, A. (eds.) Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development. A study prepared by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 547-567.
Extractives projects have the potential to contribute to improved human development, but this is not guaranteed. It is well understood that translating natural resources into individuals living longer and healthier lives, gaining a good education, and having a decent standard of living requires strategic planning and policy choices based around individual country contexts.