In 2015, the parliament of the Democratic Republic of Congo split the country’s 11 provinces into 26 by passing an administrative law. The provincial split, known as découpage, significantly altered the distribution of benefits from mining revenues.
En 2015, le parlement de la République démocratique du Congo a adopté une nouvelle loi créant 26 nouvelles provinces à partir des 11 provinces préexistantes. Cette évolution, désignée par le terme découpage, a également modifié les dynamiques parmi les bénéficiaires de certains revenus miniers.
As in many countries, the Indonesian government wishes to establish greater sovereignty over the country’s mineral resources. However, the government has so far struggled to realize a policy that works for both the country and investors.
This study provides an overview of Iraq’s oil and gas revenue sharing, that is, the revenue that the Iraq national government earns from extraction and then redistributes to subnational—provincial and regional—governments.
This paper examines the evidence of a subnational resource curse. Natural resource extraction can have positive effects, generating profits, tax revenue for government, and economic linkages to other sectors. In contrast, extraction can also have negative economic, environmental and social consequences.
This study provides an overview of natural resource-related intergovernmental transfers in Bolivia—that is, the revenue that the Bolivian national government earns from extraction and then redistributes to subnational authorities.
This case study provides an overview of natural resource-related intergovernmental transfers in Peru—that is, the revenue that the Peruvian national government earns from extraction and then redistributes to subnational governments.