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Natural resource sectors, including minerals, oil and gas, water, fisheries, forestry and wildlife, are highly vulnerable to corruption due to significant revenues generated by resource exploitation, management and trade. Exposure to corruption is increased by the “gate-keeping” function performed by governments, combined with the discretionary power over the allocation of resource rights, management and allocation of large resource revenues, the limited competition among key economic players, and a blurred distinction between private and public interests.