You can auction coal blocks. All natural resources of government should be auctioned.
Natural resources must be so distributed, by way of auction or otherwise, that they serve a larger public purpose.
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources.
Indonesia is rich in natural resources. Indonesia is rich in manpower with its 103 million inhabitants - not like Malaysia with its 10 million.
If left-wing extremism continues to flourish in parts which have natural resources of minerals, the climate for investment would certainly be affected.
The optimal use of natural resources can be made only if there is a well-thought-out policy framework for their exploitation towards a particular end use.
Tunisia is small - just ten million, no great natural resources.