Civil society actors fighting for better resource governance must engage with reformers in government and business and speak “truth to power” with those parties hampering progress, NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann tells RAW Talks.
Весной этого года правительство Кыргызской Республики заявило о намерении повысить откры-тость и подотчетность государственных структур и улучшить взаимодействие с населением по-средством перевода государственных услуг гражданам и бизнесу в онлайн-формат.
A spring pledge to make public services available online to Kyrgyz Republic citizens and businesses as part of a digital transformation program could make government more open, accountable and responsive to citizens, the Central Asian country’s government says.
The Ukraine extractives industry faces many challenges and opportunities. In-country stakeholders are interested in improving the transparency of sector legislation and making sure it doesn’t hamper production.
Resource-rich Latin American countries did experience high rates of economic growth and diminished poverty and inequality during the boom years. On the surface, this would appear to strengthen arguments that extractive industries are key to progress, especially in resource-rich areas, despite their negative environmental impact. Nevertheless, a closer look shows that things are a bit more complicated.