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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.

Parliamentarians in Tanzania learned to collaborate with civil society to improve mining governance.

Lawmakers from Uganda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania face the serious responsibility of ensuring that resource wealth can translate into public benefit.

After four years of work with legislators on managing oil and minerals, RWI is pleased to announce our new toolkit to help strengthen parliaments.

After years of operating under a decades-old oil law, Uganda's government formally presented its petroleum governance bill.

RWI has held two regional workshops to help local groups analyze the report and take a leading role in Iraq's EITI process.

Groups from Cameroon and Ghana observed industry activities firsthand and traded experiences with policy and public dialogue.

Two alumni of RWI's media training program received top awards in a Ugandan contest for best reporting on oil and mining issues.

RWI Uganda partner ACME holds an "editor briefing" on transparency and accountability with civil society and government.

On 23 November, Penplusbytes introduced RWI's oil, gas and mining media training program to Ghana's gold-rich Ashanti region.