Most of Nigeria’s revenue comes from the oil and gas sector. The Public Private Development Centre, which Seember Nyager leads, aims to monitor how this revenue is generated and how the government spends it.
Bechara Youssef Samneh, a previous participant in this training, is the technical head of the Central Tender Board within the Central Inspection board for the Lebanese government. He wrote this column about his experience.
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NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank, in partnership with Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies, are implementing a ResourceContracts site for the publication of newly released hydrocarbon investment contracts and associated documents.
Oil and the revenues it brings shape Libya’s economic and political landscape. The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) and its management, therefore, are of central focus for good governance advocates inside and outside the country.
In August, tensions had escalated between security forces and miners, who blocked roads around several major cities and occupied public offices. Police were dispatched to open roads and defend state property, and violent clashes ensued. Several miners were killed.