NRGI’s Latin America director Juan Luis Dammert spoke at the United Nations Global Roundtable on Extractive Industries about how developing countries could avoid the race to bottom in attracting investments and ensure the extractives sector contributes to sustainable development.
Norman Eisen, Daniel Kaufmann, Suneeta Kaimal, Michael Jarvis, Kelsey Landau, Allison Merkel, Erica Westenberg, Mario Picon, Robin J. Lewis
The nature and magnitude of the shifts in the world require the natural resource governance field to rethink and evolve in major ways. In order to attain progress ahead, a major shift is needed in the strategies, actions, and tools that the field has traditionally relied upon.
ResourceProjects.org contains data on more than $240 billion in oil, gas and mining payments to governments in 2019 alone. With a new data layout and updated company and country pages, users can quickly find out how much (or little) a company is paying in taxes, royalties, production entitlements and more.
Luego de la pandemia y la caída de precios, los países de América Latina están considerando otorgar exenciones fiscales para mantener la inversión de las empresas en sus propios proyectos. Esta publicación explica por qué esta puede no ser una buena medida.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts predict Africa’s economy will shrink for the first time in over 25 years. For the continent’s oil- and gas-rich countries the impact of the pandemic coincided with and exacerbated a global drop in oil prices.
In the aftermath of the pandemic and falling oil prices, Algerian authorities consider giving tax breaks to maintain investment in hydrocarbon projects, but there may be better alternatives for the country.
Investors are paying close attention to the financial consequences of the pandemic on suppliers, but more on the companies themselves than on resource-rich countries. Supplier governance influences the ability of nations and communities to benefit from oil, gas and mining projects, and is central to securing a “social license to operate.”