sharing in governance of extractive industries
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…Continue
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…Continue