Each year, the Natural Resource Governance Institute and Gadjah Mada University’s Department for Politics and Government host a residential training course on extractives governance in Indonesia.
In January, participants from Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United States gathered on the island of Belitung, north of Jakarta. Below are highlights from the course.
As Advancing Accountable Resource Governance in Asia Pacific took place, NRGI spoke with five participants from the region to get their sense of the most pressing resource governance issues in their countries. Links to those conversations follow.
What Are the Most Pressing Issues Facing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Mining Sector? One Policy-maker Weighs In
How Can a Mining-Dependent Indonesian Island Develop its Tourism Sector? A Natural Resource Governance Specialist Provides Insight
How Can Mineral Policy Be Clarified in the Philippines? A Policy-maker Provides Perspective
How Can Thailand Balance the Demands of Extractives Stakeholders? A Mining Engineer Gives Her Take
What Are the Challenges Myanmar’s State-Owned Enterprises Face? A Researcher Describes Them