Oil, Gas and Mining for Development

New research quantifies the scope of oil- and mineral-backed loans from China and commodity traders to developing countries in Africa and Latin America. Experts examined more than $160 billion in loans to identify risks, opportunities and recommendations for governments considering entering such agreements in the future. There are major implications for countries’ debt loads and infrastructure.

NRGI's work impacts stakeholders in many different places and at many levels, ranging from communities to international institutions. Learn more about NRGI's impacts through this set of 17 stories.

Top photo by Guy Oliver, courtesy of IRIN/The New Humanitarian