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eDiscussion IPIECA Local Content Guide in World Bank Local Content Community of Practice (next 2 weeks)

Dear GOXI-members:

please join the eDiscussion on the new IPIECA Local Content guide in the World Bank Community of Practice (CoP) in the next two weeks. Please see the information below on the discussion's focus and how to join the World Bank's Community. Contact me at nhandler@worldbank.org if you have trouble signing up.

(go to https://collaboration.worldbank.org/welcome - see further instructions at the…

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Added by Nils Handler on April 13, 2016 at 21:54 — No Comments

GNPC Finanacial irregularities worrying, as it becomes a slush fund for government – ACEP Accra

Below I publish unedited edition of a Press Release by the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) on how funds given to GNPC are spent instead , as required by Law be used for specific activities. Accra- 10th March 2016

Dr…

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Added by seibik bugri on March 15, 2016 at 14:51 — No Comments

The Communiqué from the First Africa Oil and Gas Summit in Accra

Below we publish the unedited edition of the communique after the two Oil and Gas summit 

Accra witnessed the maiden Africa oil Governance Summit on the 23rd and 24th of November. The Summit sought to highlight the governance challenges faced by oil producing countries in Africa and to drive consensus to manage the challenges. Ultimately the Summit aimed at ensuring that the production of oil and…

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Added by seibik bugri on December 7, 2015 at 21:00 — No Comments

The Communiqué from the First Africa Oil and Gas Summit in Accra

Below we publish the unedited edition of the communique after the two Oil and Gas summit 

Accra witnessed the maiden Africa oil Governance Summit on the 23rd and 24th of November. The Summit sought to highlight the governance challenges faced by oil producing countries in Africa and to drive consensus to manage the challenges. Ultimately the Summit aimed at ensuring that the production of oil and…

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Added by seibik bugri on December 7, 2015 at 21:00 — No Comments

At the “Hart” of Trinidad & Tobago’s EITI

Dedicated to protect "Trinidad and Tobago's extractive sector wealth, the people's patrimony and children's inheritance"





Victor Hart, Chair of the EITI multi-stakeholder group Steering Committee in Trinidad and Tobago,…

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Added by EITI on November 24, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Keep your eye on the goal

Mahmood Anwari, Afghanistan’s National Coordinator, on why he is committed to the EITI’s potential.…

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Added by EITI on November 6, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Ghanaian Small-Scale Miners up in Arms against Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

G. Armaah, Gen. Secretary with Mic, his right, Collins Kusi President and Emma Yirenkye Exec. Dir.  

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) is up in arms against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over news fees and charges levied against the miners and are…

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Added by seibik bugri on August 27, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

ACEP enhances accountability with a www.ouroilmoney.org site launch

 

From R-L, The reps from GNPC,  NaNa Aba BoG, Owuso Addo PIAC, Min. of Fin rep, and Dr. Adam ACEP .

Key stakeholders in Ghana’s oil and gas sector say their actions and inaction in the sector has profound consequences on the people of Ghana that they are…

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Added by seibik bugri on August 6, 2015 at 19:40 — No Comments

Country Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo, NRGI

 Country Manager, Democratic Republic of Congo, NRGI

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI),…

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Added by Marie Lintzer on May 5, 2015 at 15:37 — No Comments

EITI week in the Congos - High activity around Board meeting in Kinshasa and Brazzaville in mid-April

EITI week in the Congos

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Added by EITI on April 2, 2015 at 11:38 — No Comments

Are Ghanaian Journalists failing the fight?

By Seibik Bugri, Accra  

Stakeholders with keen interest in the governance of extractive industries and how resources therein are used have bemoaned the seeming lackadaisical attitude of Ghanaian Journalists towards the sector and pressed home the urgent need for them to double their efforts in throwing more light on to the sector.

Members of the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalist (IFEJ) and other extractive reporters do not…

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Added by seibik bugri on March 29, 2015 at 20:42 — No Comments

Liberia Extractive Media Watch formed

The Extractive Media Watch (EMW) has been officially registered as a not-for-profit organization under the laws of Liberia.The organization was conceived in 2013 after a group of Liberian journalists attended a week-long intensive training on the covering the oil and gas sector.

The week-long training was provided by the International Institute for Information and Communication Technologies Journalism also known as…

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Added by Kwami Ahiabenu on March 2, 2015 at 22:53 — No Comments

Increasing Sustainable Energy Access For African Nations

Meeting the regional energy demands has been a tough feat for many African countries. Since energy is crucial for achieving growth and development, most of the region’s economic issues are dependent on energy. From poverty reduction, food security, increased access to sanitation and safe drinking water, to health promotion and disease prevention, energy is essential. Many rural areas in Africa do not have adequate…

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Added by Humphrey Kariuki Ndegwa on February 17, 2015 at 8:23 — No Comments

Financial Support in the Offing for Small Scale Miners? Karl-Reiner Riedlinger of Lombardium assures them.

From Left, Anthony Samani, Adjetey-Kofi Mensah, seibik Bugri, Solomon Bonsu,

Karl-Reiner Riedlinger, Ascan Lutterodt and Robert Atsrim.

The fears of small scale miners and artisans that…

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Added by seibik bugri on February 16, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

Australian Mining Experts Visit ASMAN.

From left back row:Robin Evans, Nii Adjetey-Kofi Mensah, middle row: Seibik bugri, Yirenkye-Antwi, Front: Kwaku Treveh, Dr Gondwe and Godwin Amarh. 

Leading Small Scale Miners have called on government and other stakeholders to put in place…

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Added by seibik bugri on February 8, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Republic of the Congo’s parliament using EITI Reports to approve state budget

Republic of the Congo’s parliament using EITI Reports to approve state budget

Oversight over government and state-owned enterprise is tightening.

Oil continues to dominate the…

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Added by EITI on January 22, 2015 at 10:59 — No Comments

Increasing Transparency In The Extractive Industry: The Canadian Approach

 By Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer L Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

In keeping with the recent global trend of combating corporate misconduct and corrupt practices, and as part of a commitment to increase transparency in the extractive industry, in October 2014, the government of Canada tabled the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (Act). The Act mandates the disclosure of payments that companies in the…

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Added by seibik bugri on November 23, 2014 at 12:57 — No Comments

Throwing Oil blocks Away? Ghana's Minister stand Accused.

The point of corruption in Ghana’s oil and gas industry is reaching a crescendo with the approval of new Petroleum contract to foreign companies by Ghana’s Minister of Energy under very strange circumstances. Most of them from neighboring Nigeria without the requisite experience or…

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Added by seibik bugri on September 17, 2014 at 2:30 — 1 Comment

Ghana: World Bank Helps Build Public Oversight of Oil and Gas

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved additional financing of US$19.80 million to support the development of Ghana s rich oil and gas reserves. This brings the total support to US$ 57.80 million.  The objectives of the project are first, to help improve public management and regulatory capacity and enhance sector transparency by strengthening the institutions managing and monitoring the sector; and second, support the development of…

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Added by seibik bugri on July 7, 2014 at 0:18 — No Comments

Of Good Governance and Extractive Resources

Introduction

International opinion no longer differ on the centrality of good governance to the attainment of sustainable development.  And has in recent times come to be the common donor requirement for the release of both bilateral and multilateral aid to Third World countries although defined diversely among different observers and actors concerned with development. Before going into details, it may be useful to attempt…

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Added by seibik bugri on June 24, 2014 at 12:12 — No Comments

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