Olav Lundstøl

Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania

Fourteen years of development economist work experience from Africa, Latin America and Asia (UNDP and MFA) specializing in extractive resource revenue management, Mr. Olav Lundstøl currently works as Councellor-Country Economist at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania.

Mr. Lundstøl has graduate studies in economics, business, and economic history from University in Oslo, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, and London School of Economics.

Session details


Resource Revenue Management in Africa- the case of Zambia and Tanzania

tirsdag, 20.11
14.00 to 14.45

Key questions addressed:

  • What are some key characteristics of the resource management regimes of developing countries that have effectively turned non-renewable resource richness into financial assets for development?
  • What is a reasonable level of government take from non-renewable resource extraction? What do the examples of mining in Zambia and Tanzania show us?
  • What are some common problems and principles of possible management solutions in the case of renewable and non-renewable natural resource use? Reflections on the example of forestry and gemstone mining in Africa.