Dans la gouvernance des ressources extractives, les exigences de transparence et de redevabilité portent sur toute la chaine de valeur des ressources, notamment à l’échelon local où les populations sont le plus touchées par la pauvreté.
The issue of how to attract and retain young talent—and women especially—is becoming an increasingly serious concern for oil and gas companies. Many younger people do not see the oil and gas sector as attractive.
The deadline for Reversing the Resource Curse: Theory and Practice 2019 is fast approaching. As before, scholarships including travel expenses are available. And, for the first time ever, we’re offering a bursary to help parents with childcare expenses while they are away at the course.
Due to the large sums of money involved, subcontracting carries risks. Procurement deals are less visible and more numerous than the high-profile processes used to award exploration and production rights, and they are harder for government regulators, the media and civil society to scrutinize. They are therefore a common node for corruption.
Ghana, a country rich in aluminium, bauxite, gold, manganese, oil and gas, joined the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in 2003 to promote good governance in the extractives sector. EITI is a multi-stakeholder effort comprising government agencies, civil society actors, and extractive companies.
NRGI's Daniel Kaufmann and Erica Westenberg suggest that civic space and comprehensive transparency (including disclosure of beneficial ownership information) build foundations for stable mining projects.