Since 2003, this project has aimed to inform the international debate on the extractives industry in the Gulf of Guinea region, from Angola to Guinea.
- Revenue management
- Transparency of the extractive sector
- Poverty reduction in resource rich countries
The Africa Programme has extended its network of expertise to cover the new oil frontiers in East Africa.
The project holds regular events and roundtable meetings attended by senior government officials, NGOs, companies, and the media. These included a major conference on Oil Politics in Africa in association with Coventry University during which Hon Eng Irene Muloni MP, Ugandan Minister of Energy and Mineral Development spoke on Uganda’s emerging oil and gas sector.
From Sea to Shining Sea? Africa's Expanding Energy Landscape
Article, Oxford Energy Forum Journal
Alex Vines, November 2012
Diamonds and Human Rights in Zimbabwe
Chatham House, November 2012
Conflict Minerals: The Search for a Normative Framework
Louise Arimatsu and Hemi Mistry, September 2012
Harnessing Mozambique’s Mineral Wealth
Transcript - HE Armando Emílio Guebuza
Chatham House, May 2012
The French Oil Industry and the Corps des Mines in Africa
Chatham House, March 2012
Manufacturing Instability? Extractive Industries, the State and the Resource Curse in West Africa
Chatham House, February 2012
The Effects of Oil Companies' Activities on the Environment, Health and Development in sub-Saharan Africa
European Parliament Report
Heike Baumüller, Elizabeth Donnelly, Alex Vines, Markus Weimer, August 2011
Seeking the Economic Kingdom: Ghana becomes an Oil Exporter
Compilation of resources
Chatham House, December 2010
Promoting Democratic Management of Africa's Oil Wealth: Lessons from Angola, São Tomé Príncipe, and Nigeria
Thirst for African Oil: Asian National Oil Companies in Nigeria and Angola
Chatham House Report
Alex Vines, Lillian Wong, Markus Weimer and Indira Campos, August 2009
Nigeria's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Just a Glorious Audit?
Nicholas Shaxson, November 2009
Angola and China: A Pragmatic Partnership
Chatham House Working Paper
Indira Campos and Alex Vines, March 2008
The Chad Cameroon Oil and and Pipeline Project: A Non Completion Report
Petroleum, Poverty and Security
Keith Myers, June 2005
For further information please contact:
Elizabeth Donnelly, Africa Programme Manager.