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Journalists and advocates from the DRC, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon and Burkina Faso attended a workshop to learn how to make best use of their countries' EITI reports.

Experts joined advocates and journalists in Cameroon for an exhaustive RWI training session on understanding oil and mining contracts.

Revenue Watch's media training program enables journalists to hold government and companies more accountable.

Adnan Al-Janabi, head of Parliament's Oil and Energy Committee, discusses the petroleum law and oil's role in his country's future.

RWI is pleased to announced the release of its standardized training modules on the essential components of the EITI process.

Susan al-Saad of the Iraqi parliament recounts how an RWI workshop taught her to tackle problems from a different angle.

Eighteen trainees from across Eurasia attended RWI's regional knowledge hub course about the extractive industry value chain.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The report by Ghana's Public Interest and Accountability Committee heralds a new approach in stronger oversight for the nation's burgeoning oil industry.

RWI consultant Keith Myers reflects on the challenges facing Iraq's parliament in creating a post-dictator oil power structure.

Participants from 11 countries learned about managing oil windfalls and shielding economies from price volatility.

When Norwegian People's Aid looked for a media organization to support its South Sudan program, RWI's Ugandan partner ACME was a natural choice.

RWI and local partners held a workshop to discuss inputs to three proposed petroleum bills.

RWI and partners analyzed Uganda's new petroleum bills to provide international context to the debate in parliament and across Uganda.

This video explores how legislators won greater disclosure of contracts and the chance to get a better deal for their countries.

This video tells the story of how Tanzanian citizen groups and parliamentarians overcame mutual distrust to craft a better mining law.

At a Canadian parliamentary hearing, members of the mining industry, civil society and parliament expressed strong support for mandatory disclosure rules.

How intensive advocacy in Sierra Leone spurred the recall of the controversial mining deal and a new appreciation in government for civil society’s role.

In Uganda, collaboration between members of parliament and NGOs led to a turning point in the transparency of mining contracts.

When governments makes deals with companies for their oil and mining resources, citizens stand to gain more if they know the contract terms.

By working directly with civil society, Tanzanian MPs were able to improve their draft mining bill dramatically.

When Tanzania released its mining bill, transparency advocates worked around the clock to analyze it and engage MPs.

Gaps in knowledge often prevent civil society and MPs from managing the mining sector for the greatest public benefit.