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In Sierra Leone, mining companies are using low tax rates and off-shore intermediaries to shift profits out of the country.

In her latest collection, "Oil Village," Azeri photographer Rena Effendi exposes the environmental fallout of Azerbaijan's oil boom.
A clash over the rights of mining communities has played a large part in Peru's administration overhaul.

Members of OGP leadership call for dialogue with the South Africa on its controversial information protection law.

On the anniversary of the UN Convention against Corruption, advocates call for oil, gas and mining transparency.

Discussions on how technology can further transparency goals raise "non-tech" questions about political power.

In its new 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International makes a direct link between global corruption and increasing public unrest.

Natural resource NGOs and tech experts huddle to discuss how data innovations can build knowledge.

A New York Times report documents that individual U.S. leaseholders face issues similar to those of oil- and mineral-rich nations.

Pambazuka News interviewed four anti-corruption activists, including RWI's Dauda Garuba, on what Nigeria's path out of corruption should be.

Effective online presentation of open data requires the same organization and hospitality as a good bookstore.

A new paper contends that the "China Deal" reflects changes and continuity in the global economy.

The EITI has just released an amended version of its new 2011 rules, now available for download.

The Transparency and Accountability Initiative is accepting research submissions on transparency and accountability interventions.

What would happen if Nigeria's government allocated oil revenues directly to citizens in the complex and turbulent Niger Delta?

Bill Gates advanced efforts to aid developing nations by urging the G20 to require greater transparency by oil, gas and mineral companies.
Revenue Watch convenes 70 members of parliament, activists and journalists to share knowledge on oil and mineral management.

The foreign minister and the minister of resources and energy announced that the country will pilot implementation of EITI.

The White House announced on Tuesday that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will lead U.S. EITI efforts.

The proposal to require company payment disclosures will aid economic development and strengthen the global financial system.

RWI partner Grupo Faro has released a short video to promote its new Extracting Transparency Initiative, an effort to improve the information available about oil and mining activities in Ecuador.

Oil and mining companies are second only to the financial sector in their reliance on tax havens, according to a new report from ActionAid.

President Sirleaf's advocacy for natural resource transparency has been an essential element of Liberia's progress.

In a recent article in the Yale Journal of International Affairs, two RWI experts discuss the challenges of measuring the impact of transparency on improved governance.

Peru's new government has passed a new law requiring consultation with indigenous groups on natural resource planning.