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EITI's Blog – January 2018 Archive (4)

Afghan knots in green villages

By Pablo Valverde

First impressions from an assessment of Afghanistan progress against the EITI Standard

Legend says that sometime around 2000 BC, an oracle decreed that the next man to enter the city of Telmissus would become king of the Phrygians. Gordias, a farmer riding on an ox-cart, drove into the city and was summarily made king. Decades later, his son, the famous King Midas, commemorated this event by tying the cart to a pole in…

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Added by EITI on January 31, 2018 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

Reports, recommendations, reforms: How the EITI is improving PNG’s natural resource management

By Lucas Alkan, National Coordinator, PNG EITI

Before Papua New Guinea signed up to implement the EITI Standard in 2013, there was no framework in place for disclosure of revenue streams from the country’s mining and petroleum sector. Nor was information on how much proceeds end up in the government budget or spending for socio-economic development readily available.

Since 2013, government support for extractive sector transparency, both in terms of policy…

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Added by EITI on January 30, 2018 at 17:30 — No Comments

Extractives Sector Corruption: What we have learned

By: Cari Votava

There is a global consensus that in many countries, extractives sector corruption can deprive the population of resources needed to reduce poverty.  At the same time, many good practice options are emerging as models for improving transparency in regulatory governance of…

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Added by EITI on January 18, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

Argentina makes public its commitment to adhere to the EITI

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Added by EITI on January 9, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

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