Myanmar's jade industry is worth billions of dollars annually, and yet only a small fraction of its profits benefit the country's citizens. Meanwhile, the sector is responsible for environmental damage, corruption, conflict and social problems.
The Guyanese government has taken a number of commendable steps in its plan to save a portion of the country’s forthcoming oil revenues in a new sovereign wealth fund, according to a new report. However, the analysis urges officials to address underlying weaknesses in the fund’s design to maximize its effectiveness.
A more balanced fiscal regime is needed for the Congolese mining sector to bring the maximum benefits to the country, according to a French-language report released this month. NRGI remains committed to supporting all stakeholders in pursuing this objective.