Journalists covering oil, gas and mining topics, especially in challenging jurisdictions, often face ethical dilemmas. NRGI continues to work to equip them with the skills they need to navigate these tricky spaces.
In 2017, after a decade of working with journalists, NRGI crafted a new strategy for media programming, leveraging lessons from its development programs and considering broader learning and trends in the field.
Across the world, journalists have been key to uncovering malfeasance in the natural resources sector. Media have exposed illicit activities by international oil companies like Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria. They have shed light on Cameroon petroleum contracts that bring few benefits to locals and to national accounts.