After several years of support from NRGI, governance of Guinea’s mining sector has markedly improved, with increased investment, quadrupled bauxite production and increased tax revenues from the sector. A new, transparent cadastre facilitates the allocation of licenses and government monitoring of license obligations.
This report charts the expansion of Indonesia’s decentralized government after the 1998 reform as it relates to the sharing of natural resource revenues, investigates the challenges this creates and offers some recommendations for reform and further investigation.
Les auteurs passent en revue les diverses expériences vécues relativement aux prêts adossés à des ressources naturelles par plusieurs pays de l’Afrique subsaharienne et de l’Amérique latine de 2004 à 2018. Leur but consiste ici à identifier les risques et opportunités présentés par les prêts.
Researchers examined 52 oil- and mineral-backed loans from China, commodity traders and other lenders to sub-Saharan African and Latin American countries. The analysis of the loans, which totaled $164 billion between 2004 and 2018, has exposed clear risks and opportunities that come with this type of borrowing mechanism.
Many governments share evidence from corruption cases confidentially. But how does public disclosure of facts from corruption cases, whether by courts or other law enforcement bodies, aid the broader fight against corruption? Could more transparency help anticorruption efforts by regulators, companies, the media, civil society and others?
Seventeen international oil and gas companies have reported over $15 billion in payments to Indonesian government entities since 2014. This report explores some of the ways this timely source of payment data can be used as an accountability tool.
Over the last decade, LNG prices in the three main markets of North America, Western Europe and East Asia have diverged significantly at times. This briefing presents two case studies of developing countries that have faced challenges in securing public revenue from their natural gas industries.