A Phenomenological Study of the Development Outcomes of Extractive Sector Governance in Côte d’Ivoire

  • Kabran Aristide Djane


This chapter aims to assess the impact of governmental interventions that focus on enabling transparency in the management of the extractive industries and how such interventions impact on the process of human development in Côte d’Ivoire. It employs a phenomenological approach that entails both survey and structural analyses. The study’s participants include administrators, the inhabitants of selected mining locations and active non-governmental organisations within the study areas. Simple random sampling was used in selecting the study’s participants and the content analysis employed in data analysis. The study maintains that the level of governmental intervention in regulating the operations of the extractive sub-sector in Côte d’Ivoire and its human development outcomes have been largely dependent on four key variables: accountability; transparency; participation; and corruption.


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  • Kabran Aristide Djane
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  1. 1.AbidjanCôte d’Ivoire

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