'Never give away control' to the private sector, expert tells resource-rich nations

For sound management of natural resources in developing countries, private sector participation is of course crucial — but only if governments maintain full control of the resources. A #DemocracyMatters video interview with Einar Steensnaes, co-founder of the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights.

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  • Carlos Santamaria

    Carlos is a former associate editor for breaking news in Devex's Manila-based news team. He joined Devex after a decade working for international wire services Reuters, AP, Xinhua, EFE ,and Philippine social news network Rappler in Madrid, Beijing, Manila, New York, and Bangkok. During that time, he also covered natural disasters on the ground in Myanmar and Japan.

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