Category Archives: Governance

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Managing Risks In The Extractive Industries

Lionel Badal. African Arguments (Royal African Society). October 25, 2012 Rising demand fuelled by emerging countries, most notoriously China and India, has led to increased competition for natural resources. Despite recurrent volatility…

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Time To Improve State Participation In Africa’s Extractive Industries

Zanele Hlatshwayo. African Arguments (Royal African Society). October 12, 2012 The rise in commodities prices over the past decade (referred to by some economists as the ‘commodities super-cycle’) has led to a…

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From the Ground Up – Revenue Watch Institute Annual Report 2012

INTRODUCTION We are at the beginning of an era of new opportunities to address the challenges faced by countries rich in natural resources but in many cases fragile and poor,…

Emerging Economies: Transparency and Accountability in the Extractive Industries Working Paper Series

Revenue Watch Institute & Transparency & Accountability Initiative. 28 November 2012 Emerging economies, their governments and their companies, are playing an increased role in oil, gas and mining production –…

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Can Transparency Transform Mineral Wealth into Well-being?

Revenue Watch Institute. 29 November 2012 Revenue Watch Institute deputy director Antoine Heuty spoke about mineral wealth in the Maghreb at a seminar in Barcelona on 30 November 2012, sponsored by…

Revenue Watch Institute’s Work in Guinea

Revenue Watch has advised the Government of Guinea since early 2011 on various elements of its mining sector reform. RWI was one of several advisors to the Ministry of Mines…

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Guinea, Making Contracts Public for Greater Transparency, Accountability – Revenue Watch Institute

15 February 2013 NEW YORK/CONAKRY, Guinea—The government of Guinea’s online publication today of its contracts with mining companies brings significant transparency to the most important part of the country’s economy and advances…

UN Discussion Tackles Good Governance and Development

Revenue Watch Institute. 5 February 2013 Last night, RWI President Daniel Kaufmann participated in a panel discussion at the United Nations that confronted the question: “Is good governance good for development?”…

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Thoughts on Mo Ibrahim @ Achebe Colloquium

By Dominic Mhiripiri. Globalconversation.org. December 31, 2012. I had to wait for the last day of 2012 — after a reasonable amount of processing — to sketch a few thoughts on Dr. Mo…

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Achebe Colloquium Tasks Africa on Good Governance

Vanguard (Nigeria). December 23, 2012 For the continent of Africa to develop and march forward like other advanced regions of the world, there is the urgent need for them to address…