sharing in governance of extractive industries
Niger’s uranium powers one in three light bulbs in France, but delivers little to the Nigerien people. A major uranium producer with a population of just 17 million, Niger is one of the world’s poorest countries. Some 90 percent of its people have no electricity at all.
Niger is clearly not getting a fair deal for the uranium it sells. For the first time in 10 years,…Continue
Switzerland must boost transparency and regulation of Swiss and Swiss-registered oil traders, whose practices are draining billions of dollars from Nigeria and complicating impressive efforts to reform Nigeria’s oil industry, including compliance with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).
Among the top 10 oil producers in the world and the leading…Continue
Added by Stephen Yeboah on December 3, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments