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.
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.
"State capture" is defined as the efforts of individuals or firms to shape the formation of laws, policies, and regulations of the state to their own advantage by providing illicit private gains to public officials.
Myanmar’s state-owned economic enterprises regularly generate approximately 50 percent of the government's fiscal revenues and spend as much in the domestic economy. But there are governance problems, which this report addresses with recommended reforms.
To help the Kyrgyz Republic realize more benefits from its endowments of minerals through the improvement of mining sector management, NRGI conducted a high-level analysis of the country’s mineral resources governance.
CNH ha hecho de la rendición de cuentas públicas una parte central de su mandato al momento de supervisar las licencias de gas y petróleo a empresas como la estatal Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos) y los nuevos inversionistas privados en el sector hidrocarburos.
Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) has made public disclosure a central part of its mandate to oversee oil and gas site assignments to the state-owned company Pemex (Petróleos Mexicanos), as well as contract allocations to private investors in the hydrocarbon sector.