For A Project To Foster Policy-relevant Research On Extractive Industries In Low-income Countries

The Project on Resources, Development, and Governance seeks to bring together a diverse community of researchers and practitioners to collaborate on research and advocacy to promote transparent, accountable, and responsible management of natural resources in low- and middle-income countries. This grant will support the initial setup of the project. During this grant period, the project team will convene meetings in Africa, Latin America, and the United States to introduce the project and foster collaborations between researchers and policy practitioners in the natural resource sector. The team will also train and provide tailored, ongoing mentorship to scholars and practitioners to undertake joint policy-relevant research to improve natural resource governance.
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for support of a series of studies on educator diversity  
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