Equity in Extractives:
Stewarding Africa’s natural resources for all
Caroline Kende-Robb, Executive Director
Violaine BeixAlinka Brutsch
Peter da Costa
Aa DartehEdward Harris
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This report was prepared by a team led by Caroline Kende-Robb, with Kevin Watkins as lead author, Peter da
Costa as advisor and Andrew Johnston as editor.
The report draws on background papers and data analysis provided by a number of experts in their elds,including: Natasha Audrey-Ledlie (Brookings Institution), Daniel Balint-Kurti (Global Witness), Oli Brown(Consultant), Ntagahoraho Burihabwa (Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance), Laurence Chandy(Brookings Institution), Nicholas Cheeseman (Oxford University), Sarah Coxon (Global Witness), Jim Cust(Oxford University), Mark Divall (SHAPE Consulting), Paul Francis (Consultant), Adama Gaye (New ForceAfrica), Alexandra Gillies (Revenue Watch Institute), Michael Hackenbruch (Urbanpol), Gavin Hayman(Global Witness), Gavin Hilson (University of Surrey), Antoine Heuty (Revenue Watch Institute), Rosalind Kainyah(Tullow Oil), Karuti Kanyinga (South Consulting), Sheila Khama (ACET), Richard Manning (Oxford University),Mthuli Ncube (AfDB), Paolo de Renzio (Revenue Watch Institute), Adrienne Stork (Consultant), Simon Taylor (Global Witness), Peter Veit (World Resources Institute), Lai Yahaya (FOSTER), Pichamon Yeophantong (OxfordUniversity).The Africa Progress Panel would also like to acknowledge Vicky Bowman (Rio Tinto), Doug Brooks (AsianDevelopment Bank), Juana Chun-Ling de Catheu (Consultant), Laurent Coche (AngloGold Ashanti), Paul Collier (Oxford University), Nathalie Delapalme (Mo Ibrahim Foundation), Shanta Devarajan (World Bank,) Rob Donnelly(Shell), Alan Doss (Ko Annan Foundation), Jamie Drummond (ONE), Adriana Maria Eftimie (International FinanceCorporation), Benedikt Franke (Cambridge University), Holger Grundel (DFID), Max Jarrett (UNECA), DavidJensen (UNEP), Veronica Nyhan Jones (World Bank Group), Sonia Kerr (Wood Mackenzie), Franklyn Lisk (Warwick University), Carlos Lopes (UNECA), Antonio Pedro (UNECA), Judith Randel (Development Initiatives), ChangyongRhee (Asian Development Bank), Marinke van Riet (Publish What You Pay), Urs Rybi (Berne Declaration), ElisabethSandor (OECD), Tara Schmidt (Wood Mackenzie), Rosie Sharpe (Global Witness), Jon Shields (IMF), Kathryn Smith(Consultant), Patrick Smith (Africa Condential), Tesfai Tecle (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa), BaronessShriti Vadera, Johnny West (Open Oil), and Ngaire Woods (Oxford University).Consultation meetings held in Oxford, Geneva, and Accra produced invaluable input to this report. The AfricaProgress Panel would like to thank all those from business, government, civil society, and academia whoattended and to show our gratitude especially to organizing partners at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School ofGovernment and the African Center for Economic Transformation.The APP would also like to acknowledge the generous support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,the Dangote Foundation, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the UKDepartment of International Development (DFID) and Virgin Unite.The cover design and infographics of the report were designed by Carolina Rodriguez and Pauline Stockins.The layout was done by Blossom Communications in Milan and printed by Imprimerie Genevoise SA in Geneva,
Switzerland on recycled paper.