The precarious political and security situations in the Democratic Republic of Congo continue to make global headlines. But despite the upheaval, government actors and civil society advocates have made strides in the important initiative to make many of the contracts that govern the country’s natural resources extraction public.
In order to help users navigate the vast supply of data and the diverse global availability of data use cases, NRGI has created two searchable online repositories, or ecosystems, that focus on data supply and data use.
Where there is free and equal access to political power, there are stronger laws, institutions and practices in place to help realize the full value of resource extraction and to manage resulting revenues. This guide shows how political parties can better devise policy platforms for resource governance.