The Ugandan government has declared its intention to enact a new fiscal regime for the mining sector. This brief is a response to a request by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to review the prevailing regime and inform the government’s approach to revising it.
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.
NRGI and its partners have achieved the institutionalization of a multi-stakeholder platform which will soon draft reform action plans. As a result, in formerly autocratic Tunisia, a diversity of voices, including those from civil society, are being heard in crucial natural resource governance reform discussions.