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Attack on The Oil Curse in Nigeria!

October 20, 2009
Nigeria is proposing to transfer a 10 percent stake in the national oil company to delta communities; citizens of the delta would then be entitled to cash benefits, delivered through a trust-type mechanism. Read about it here. That would be a real live breakthrough on a good idea proposed in CGD papers for Iraq and Ghana.

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