This report explores common resource governance successes and challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. The authors conclude that policymakers, parliamentarians, civil society, media and regional institutions must focus on narrowing the implementation gap between extractive sector laws and actual practice, which will help to restore trust between government, communities and investors and thus strengthen sustainable management of natural resources.
This briefing explains why the Mongolian government should publish natural resource contracts, describes the different contracts that exist in Mongolia’s extractive sector that should be disclosed, and suggests a path for making natural resource contract transparency a reality.
As Myanmar undergoes validation against the EITI standard, this briefing is intended to equip stakeholders in interrogating and correcting apparent inconsistencies in jade and gemstone sector statistics.
NRGI was instrumental in the passage of a Ukraine law that mandates the disclosure of extractive payments at the project level, the disclosure of the ultimate beneficial owners of companies, and the disclosure of “material” elements of contracts relating to the extractive industry.