Four years after the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) began encouraging contract disclosure through its standard, this report assesses the extent to which governments of resource-rich countries have taken up the recommendation.
The oil, gas, and mining sectors of many countries often seem to be surrounded by secrecy and suspicions of vast wealth gone missing through a combination of bad deals with foreign companies, poor management, and corruption.
Which types of information—and in which format—will be of use to communities closest to extractive sites? This paper is written for national and subnational policy makers and civil society organizations trying to improve transparency and governance of the extractive sector at the local level.
Natural resource revenue sharing will be part of upcoming discussions on federalism in Myanmar. This paper outlines the current state of fiscal decentralization, describes the size and location of extractive activities, and shares good practices for resource revenue distribution, drawing on international experiences.
This country strategy note summarizes an NRGI analysis of country context and reform priorities. It also outlines NRGI’s engagement in Mongolia, complementing the work of other actors. Developments will naturally affect the assessments and objectives described herein.