Oil, Gas and Mining for Development

Governments are increasingly making the decision to publish the contracts they strike with companies to exploit natural resources. Since 2011, Guinea has been a leading proponent of the practice in Francophone Africa. Abdoulaye Magassouba, Guinea’s minister of mines and geology, spoke about the country's experience.

Top photo: Gas pipeline construction in the Peruvian Andes. Jean Gaumy / MAGNUM