Improved governance in resource-rich countries is essential for the billion people who live in poverty in countries abundant in oil, gas and minerals. Without it, they will be excluded from the “clean, green growth” needed for an effective global energy transition.
In some countries national oil companies have the greatest capacity to deliver project. But can they become part of the solution to climate change? When does it make sense for state companies to shift toward renewable energy?
As the Biden administration ramps up its anticorruption efforts, officials should pursue policies that heed lessons from past investigations and that reflect the world’s fast-changing energy and mineral markets.
PWYP and NRGI have engaged in discussions with civil society partners in Eurasia to identify a roadmap for continuing the journey from data disclosure to tangible use of data for improving natural resource governance in the region.
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.
NRGI, in partnership with the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and SDG Academy, and with the support of CONNEX Support Unit, launched a free online and self-paced course about negotiating extractive industry contracts and strategies for governments to get the best outcomes from negotiation.
El sábado 1° de mayo, en el debate de candidatos a la presidencia realizado en Chota (Cajamarca) entre Pedro Castillo y Keiko Fujimori, la candidata presentó como nueva propuesta de que “el 40 % del canon se repartirá directamente a la población. De esta forma vamos a aliviar (la pobreza)”.