IKAT-US

The NRGI IKAT-US project is a USAID-funded partnership with three Indonesian nongovernmental organizations and civil society counterparts from Southeast Asia. Partners work together to promote effective transparency and accountability campaigns focused on the oil, gas and mining industries, and targeting regional, national and subnational authorities. 


For the past two and a half years, NRGI partners in Southeast Asia have worked together to create their very own, and very first, regional guide to governance in the extractive sector.

The extractive industry is an important driver of economic development for many resource-rich countries. But to gain financially, sacrifices are sometimes made.

Publish What You Pay coalition partners in Southeast Asia launched the Civil Society Organization Technical Working Group, a team organized at the most recent PWYP conference in Manila to carry out a plan to integrate free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) into national policies in the region.

More than a hundred civil society actors from various countries gathered to talk about two hot topics in the Asia-Pacific region: extractive issues and the future of natural resource governance.

A few weeks ago colleagues from the Myanmar Coalition for Transparency and Accountability and I represented Myanmar at RWI-NRC’s three-day training workshop on subnational governance of the extractive sector, in Bogor, Indonesia...

From Our Partners


EI Watch: EI Watch is a web-portal developed by RWI’s Indonesian IKAT-US partner, the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR), to overview the extractive industries situation in Southeast Asia.
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Video: Presidential Assistant on Climate Change Sec. Bebet Gozun on the Philippine implementation of EITI.
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Jakarta Post: With EITI, Indonesia Incorporates Transparency into Governance (21 November 2012)