GI-ACE researcher Mark Buntaine’s team has pursued a fully paired ethnography and randomized field experiment to study anti-corruption strategies in the context of revenue-sharing for Bwindi National Park.
Mark Buntaine is an associate professor of environmental institutions and governance at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara. His research investigates the sources of effective environmental policy in developing countries, with an emphasis on the governance practices that lead to effective management of the environment. Buntaine leads a range of international projects that deal with the allocation practices of aid donors, the participation of citizens in environmental policy-making, the relationship between public and private financing of environmental technologies, the processes that lead to effective government reform, and the evaluation of environmental projects, among other interests. Brigham Daniels is a Professor of Law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University. He has expertise in environmental law, property law, and natural resources law. Paul Bukuluki is a migration and health researcher and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. His expertise is in social policies that promote political and social development.
Researcher Mark Buntaine discusses GI-ACE project testing a fundamentally different approach to anti-corruption — recognizing officials for properly managing public funds.