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Natural resources governance and conflicts: Retrospective analysis

Aysan, Ahmet Faruk, Bakkar, Yassine, Ul-Durar, Shajara and Kayani, Umar Nawaz (2023) Natural resources governance and conflicts: Retrospective analysis. Resources Policy, 85. p. 103942. ISSN 03014207

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Rapid increases in natural resources globally during the 1970s have had far-reaching environmental consequences. The rising exploitation of environmental assets has progressively detrimental societal effects. Therefore, the current study aims to identify the nexus between natural resources and governance conflicts while assessing the role of governance in natural resource management. The results identify three significant categories of governance challenges (associated with capacity, connectivity, and knowledge) and three domains of good governance (effectiveness, involvement, and efficiency). The results highlighted that developing countries would likely need more decision-making power, financial and human resources, leadership on crucial resource challenges, and conflict resolution mechanisms. On the contrary, research into natural resource management governance structures in industrialized countries has often shown problems with policy clarity and the alignment of stakeholder institutions' goals and aims. The study adds to the existing literature by summarizing new organizational capacities and governance frameworks essential for better natural resource management.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Natural resources Governance Conflicts Systematic literature review Future dimensions
Depositing User: Shajara Ul-Durar


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Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2023 14:55
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2023 14:55


Author: Ahmet Faruk Aysan
Author: Yassine Bakkar
Author: Shajara Ul-Durar
Author: Umar Nawaz Kayani

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Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism > Sunderland Business School


Business and Management > Business

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