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Eva T. Thorne
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  • Liberia
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May 12, 2015
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Nov 17, 2013
EITI and Eva T. Thorne are now friends
Feb 11, 2013
Eva T. Thorne posted a status
"Just back from a terrific trip to Guinea and Liberia, where I was working on risk issues in a mining project. Good stuff!"
Sep 28, 2012
Eva T. Thorne left a comment for Soledad Mills
"Thanks for connecting!!  I'm in West Africa now, advising on a mining project!"
Sep 14, 2012
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Sep 14, 2012
Eva T. Thorne left a comment for Freida Quagraine
"thanks for reaching out.  hope you're well!"
Aug 15, 2012
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Aug 15, 2012
Eva T. Thorne is now friends with Cynthia Ugwuibe and Isabelle Ramdoo
Jul 11, 2012
Eva T. Thorne replied to lars koch's discussion 'Extractives in Mozambique - research capacity in Portugues'
"Hi Lars, Just saw this post.  Did you find someone? Let me know if you are still looking.  I'm a US national but I speak Portuguese, have a PhD and work in EI issues from various perspectives. Eva"
May 1, 2012
Eva T. Thorne posted a blog post

Hope for Liberia

I am finishing a week of work in Monrovia, Liberia.  I did briefings for the President and Cabinet, Supreme Court and leaders from both the House and Senate on governance of the nascent petroleum sector.  I also did a technical session with NOCAL. The country's leadership is grappling with legislative reform, local content, contracts, capacity-building, etc.  It was really heartwarming to see the openness and transparency with which the leaders are dealing with these issues.  The President…See More
Apr 13, 2012
Eva T. Thorne posted a status
"I briefed the Liberian Pres/Cabinet, Supreme Court &leaders from the House and Senate on oil sector governance. Did tech session w NOCAL."
Apr 13, 2012
Eva T. Thorne left a comment for Marinke van Riet
"Hi, I did an assessment of one of your coalition partners- CRRT in Cambodia. And I have chatted with SophIa Harding.  Love PWYP's work!!! Eva"
Mar 20, 2012
Eva T. Thorne left a comment for Wynet Smith
"Welcome, Wynet! I spent time in Cambodia last year, evaluating CRRT and getting to know the EI scene there.  Very interesting!  I also interviewed one of your former colleagues.  Look forward to connecting.  Eva"
Feb 10, 2012
Norma Garza commented on Eva T. Thorne's blog post 'Revenue Transparency and Sustainable Development Outcomes'
"Revenue transparency is well connected to contract disclosure and open budgeting.  Just a few days ago Michael Lipsky wrote in the Huffington  Post an article on Improving Governance Through Budget Transparency and raises the…"
Feb 8, 2012
Michael Jarvis commented on Eva T. Thorne's blog post 'Revenue Transparency and Sustainable Development Outcomes'
"Eva,  I agree with you whole heartedly on the research need for more empirical evidence of how transparency translates (or not) into development outcomes.  It surprises me that this has not already been done - a problem not limited to this…"
Feb 7, 2012

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TBA-GA
Type of Organisation
International Organisation
Website
http://africagovernance.org
Job Title
Director, Policy and Research
About My Work
I work with my counterparts on issues of petroleum governance. I work on issues related to governance of natural resources. I've worked with indigenous communities affected by logging and commercial fishing. I've also trained African MPs on getting a better deal and revenue management. I've advised governments on political risk involving natural resources, as well as capacity-building in oil, gas and mining.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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Eva T. Thorne's Blog

Hope for Liberia

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 11:35 0 Comments

I am finishing a week of work in Monrovia, Liberia.  I did briefings for the President and Cabinet, Supreme Court and leaders from both the House and Senate on governance of the nascent petroleum sector.  I also did a technical session with NOCAL. The country's leadership is grappling with legislative reform, local content, contracts, capacity-building, etc.  It was really heartwarming to see the openness and transparency with which the leaders are dealing with these issues.  The President…

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Revenue Transparency and Sustainable Development Outcomes

Posted on January 31, 2012 at 6:00 4 Comments

Revenue transparency is a necessary yet insufficient part of the drive to attain sustainable development outcomes from extractive industries.  Transparency must go hand-in-hand with competent public institutions and good public spending in the context of government leadership and commitment to using the revenue to promote sustainable development outcomes.

Over the years, as the global campaign to promote transparency in the extractive industries has deepened and…

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At 9:14 on January 31, 2012, Ahmed Finoh said…

Eva, I am not studying anything.

I am jsut a neo-africanologist and pondering: how come?

Eng. Ahmed Finoh, MPA

 

At 18:36 on January 30, 2012, James Viray said…

Hi, Eva. Thanks for reaching out. I have a global portfolio, but, many of the global issues that I cover (e.g., development, human rights) are very relevant to Africa. Best, James

At 3:54 on January 20, 2012, FATAWU DARISON said…

Hello Eva,

Am almost done with my studies at the University of Dundee, though working on my dissertation i would be happy if you could link me up with your company in Ghana. I read LLM. petroleum Taxation and Finance and very passionate about public policy iniatives, sustainable development, as well as revenue management in natural resource countries. Regards

At 19:20 on November 17, 2011, David Schatsky said…

Hi Eva,

 

It's good to meet you. I'm about to kick off a research project on the corporate response to conflict minerals regulations. Perhaps you'd like to have some input?

At 19:14 on October 9, 2011, Marinke van Riet said…

Thanks Eva, I just started 6 weeks ago with PWYP and am loving it.. My task is to get the somewhat unwieldy coalition of now 640 organisations prepared for hte next 5 year strategy... Very exciting....

 

 
 
 

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