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NNRC Position Paper on CBN’S Allegation Against the NNPC

SUSTAINING DEBATE ON THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR TRANSPARENCY:

ISSUES WITH CBN’S ALLEGATION AGAINST THE NNPC

The Nigerian Natural Resource Charter convened a Roundtable Discussion in Lagos on the 13th of March 2014, to examine the allegations by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on discrepancies between the receipts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the corresponding…

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Added by Nigerian NRC (NNRC) on April 11, 2014 at 10:12 — No Comments

Reverse the curse: Transforming resource-driven economies

This blog is courtesy World Bank blog written by Fraser Thompson

Reverse the curse: Transforming resource-driven economies 

Fraser Thompson, Senior Fellow, McKinsey Global…

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Added by GOXI on February 14, 2014 at 19:20 — 3 Comments

Fragility, Fairness, and the Train of Transparency - Extractive Industries features at IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings

There was no shortage of interest in extractive industries and governance issues at the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings this past weekend. The sector came up in many side meetings, whether related to IDA replenishment or G8 follow ups. Most notably there were over flowing auditoriums for sessions on Blessing or Curse? Making Earth's Riches Work for Poor and Fragile Countries and then …

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Added by Michael Jarvis on October 17, 2013 at 6:20 — 3 Comments

World Bank complicity in mining abuses?

What does the World Bank have to do with the August 2012 violent protests seen in Marikana’s platinum mine, South Africa or the clashes between police and protesters opposing a gold mine development that happened in Cajamarca, Peru in July 2012 that led to 5 deaths? According to a recent publication by Bretton Woods Project, an ActionAid initiative that is critical of the World Bank and IMF, the Bank’s…

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Added by Semkae Kilonzo on November 16, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

FOLLOWING THE OIL MONEY IN UGANDA

By Coletta Wanjohi, Uganda

Bank of Uganda's main role is advising the government on all matters pertaining economic policy and de-velopment and this also involves the oil sector. The National Oil and Gas Policy that was approved by cabi-net in 2008 gives Bank of Uganda the mandate to be the manager of the oil revenue. This means that when Uganda's oil starts flowing and it is either exported or sold whatever revenue is realized will be managed largely by the central…

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Added by Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi on April 12, 2012 at 9:05 — No Comments

Panel on the social and environmental impacts of China's overseas oil, gas and mining investments

On Friday, three experts gathered at the Woodrow Wilson Institute to discuss the social and environmental impacts of China’s overseas investments in oil, gas and mining by looking at the behavior of the China Development Bank, various Chinese companies and the role of China’s investment in the global energy picture.

 

The China…

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Added by James Duncan on January 16, 2012 at 16:13 — No Comments

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