Research for the 2021 edition of NRGI's Resource Governance Index has begun. The index measures the governance of oil, gas and mining sectors in resource-producing countries and provides freely available public data to help inform evidence-based decision-making.
As the oil, mining and gas sectors suffer the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, extractive companies may attempt to excuse, delay or otherwise revise their contractual or legal obligations. This post provides guidance for governments of resource-dependent countries on how to prepare to safeguard their industries.
A new "frequently asked questions" briefing about the supply chain for electric vehicle batteries provides information about the governance, corruption, human rights abuses and environmental dimensions of battery production.
In this post, the authors present experiences and lessons shared by African negotiators who have negotiated with Chinese entities. These best practices can help African governments to generate more value from negotiations with China.
Les dernières élections présidentielles et législatives ont montré que le peuple Tunisien avait soif de changement. Notamment en ce qui concerne la gouvernance du secteur des hydrocarbures, largement débattue par les candidats.
Renforcer les capacités sur les enjeux des activités extractives et les défis qui se posent aux pays riches en ressources en Afrique francophone, face aux ambitions légitimes des peuples d’améliorer leurs conditions de vie grâce à leurs ressources extractives.
In June 2018, the fictional country of Petronia, which serves as the namesake setting of a first-of-its-kind online interactive course on resource governance, made a potentially transformative oil discovery.
A BBC investigation has concluded that a recent oil deal in Senegal showed signs of the potential for controversy and possible corruption. As a result, a businessman dogged by ethics questions will walk away with hundreds of millions. What can we learn from this unfortunate turn of events?