This is a guest post by Joël Houdet, Senior Research Fellow at African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Johannesburg (South Africa). For any further information, please contact Joël directly.
Call for issue papers: Responsible Natural Resource Economies in Africa. The African Center for Technology Studies (ACTS) is inviting papers in several thematic areas for the Responsible Natural Resources Economies (RNRE) programme.
Abstract submission is open until December 15, 2014
Four thematic areas
- Natural capital / ecosystem accounting & valuation for improved public and private policies, decision-making and practices.
- Sustainable land-use planning and decision-making in Africa.
- Trade agreements, foreign investments and corporate accountability in Africa.
- Overcoming the resource curse: natural resources and economic development.
Editors: Dr. Cosmas Ochieng, Dr. Joel Houdet
Abstract submission deadline: December 15, 2014.
Acceptance decision: January 12, 2015.
Full Issue Paper submission: March 16, 2015.
Publication in ACTS Press: May 26, 2015.