Natural Resource Governance Institute blog posts highlight the expertise and insight of a global team. Some offer high-altitude views on governance trends; others inform readers about niche research NRGI staff have conducted.
As in 2016, this year’s top 10 most-read blog posts covered a range of countries and governance topics. The most-read post of 2017 was a close look at nagging opacity in Nigeria oil sale contracts from NRGI senior governance officer Aaron Sayne. Readers this year were keen on windows into macroeconomic crises in Venezuela and Mongolia, longer-form analyses using data from the new Resource Governance Index, and news of concrete progress on payment-to-government data from major oil and gas companies, among other topics.
As an eventful year in resource governance draws to a close, revisit these top 10 reads from NRGI: